Workers’ Compensation

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Amputations in Workplace Accidents

According to the Center for Orthotic & Prosthetic Care, "Each year, the majority of new amputations occur due to complications of the vascular system (of or pertaining to the blood vessels), ...
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Will My Columbia, SC Workers' Comp Claim Be Denied?

Were you recently injured on the job in Columbia, South Carolina? Or, have you been diagnosed with an occupational disease? Either way, you may be wondering, "Will my workers' compensation ...
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Can I Get Fired for Filing a Workers' Comp Claim?

Before workers' compensation laws were enacted, it was very difficult for injured workers to receive compensation after a workplace injury. Often, the injured worker would have to file a lawsuit ...
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Can I File a Workers' Comp Claim if I'm at Fault?

Before workers' compensation laws were created, when a worker was injured on the job, the worker would have to file a lawsuit against their employer, and they'd have to prove that their ...
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Occupational Diseases in Columbia, South Carolina

Each year, American workers become ill after developing an "occupational disease," which is defined by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) as, "any abnormal ...
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South Carolina Workers' Compensation Denials

Considering how much time Americans spend on-the-job, it's no surprise that occupational accidents, injuries and diseases are common in the workplace. As machines began to dominate America's ...
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FAQs About Workers' Compensation in South Carolina

Under South Carolina's workers' compensation laws, employers shoulder the costs of work-related injuries and occupational illnesses, without regard to a worker's fault. Nationwide, ...
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How Workers' Compensation Affects SSDI

When people are suffering from a disabling injury or illness that is expected to last at least one year or result in death, they may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. Since workers ...
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SC Workers' Compensation FAQs

Were you injured at work, or are you suffering from an occupational disease? If so, you should be able to file a claim under your employer's workers' compensation insurance. South ...
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How Long Can Workers' Compensation Benefits Last?

If you've been injured on the job or suffered from an occupational disease, then you know how valuable workers' compensation is. Almost every South Carolina employee is presumed to be covered ...
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Am I Covered By Workers' Compensation?

Were you recently injured on the job, or do you believe that you are suffering from an occupational illness or disease? If so, you may be wondering if you are entitled to workers' compensation ...
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Supreme Court Rules on Workers' Compensation Claim for S.C. Kickball Injury

It's common knowledge that if you are hurt when you are at your workplace or during the course of your employment, you are eligible for workers' compensation. But what about cases in which an ...
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Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim

When you are injured or you suffer an illness, the employer should be notified of it as soon as possible. If medical attention is necessary, that should also be sought immediately and you do not need ...
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