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Injured on the job in South Carolina? What Should I do Next?

Posted by Gary Christmas on 13 Aug, 2015

H&C-Banner-finalized-v2Below is a short list of the things that we would recommend you do right away and then contact your South Carolina Workers’ Compensation lawyers with Howell & Christmas, LLC, to help you toll the statute of Limitations with the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission, put your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier on notice, get your medical care and treatment set up with the proper specialists for your injuries and help get you the maximum compensation rate that you are entitled to under South Carolina law.

  1. The first thing you should do after being injured
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10 Workers Compensation Tips for Everyone

Posted by Nicole Gendics on 17 Jun, 2015

Whether you’re injured on the job or develop an illness, you should be able to rely on workers’ compensation to cover your medical costs and lost wages. Almost every employer buys into workers’ compensation insurance, but not all employers provide coverage in the same way. Just because an injury occurs does not mean you are automatically covered.

How can you make sure that you are covered?

Report every single illness and injury. You may be tempted to keep your illness or injury to yourself. You may think complaining to your coworker is enough. Report your illness or injury to your employer… Read More