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Can an employee file a workers’ compensation claim for COVID?

The direct answer to this question is “yes.”  In fact, there have already been numerous COVID-related claims filed in South Carolina.  It appears some claims under workers’ compensation which may have already been accepted by workers’ compensation carriers.  However, as… Read Full Article »

Workers’ compensation: what it is…and what it isn’t

Workers’ compensation is often misunderstood in terms of what it is designed to do as it relates to injured employees and their employers.  First and foremost, workers’ compensation is designed to provide timely medical treatment to workers injured within the… Read Full Article »

Immediate Reporting of an Injury is Crucial to a Workers’ Compensation Claim

If you are a worker and you suffer a work-related injury, you have a very important initial job to do to ensure your claim is handled as quickly and smoothly as possible – you must report the injury to your… Read Full Article »