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The workers’ compensation system of South Carolina can be complex. These stories from our workers’ comp attorneys may help clarify the issue.

31 05, 2019

Workers’ Comp v. Personal Injury

By |2020-02-07T13:12:49-05:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Workers' Compensation|Tags: |

Often people will walk into my office with an injury received at work demanding not only their medical care, but also pain and suffering. Here in lies the problem, because in Workers’ Compensation there is no recovery for pain and suffering. This is in stark contrast to a personal injury case such as a slip [...]

26 02, 2019

Injured at Work?

By |2020-02-11T16:50:42-05:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Workers' Compensation|Tags: |

What do you do when you are injured at work? First and foremost, it is important that you immediately report this accident to your supervisor.  An accident must be reported in order for a workers’ compensation claim to be open. Secondly, seek out treatment under the direction of your employer.  They do get to choose the doctor [...]