Kansas Court Ruling Poses Questions over Workers’ Compensation

Filing a workers' compensation claim

Any time an injured individual files a workers’ compensation case, it seems the process should be fairly straightforward. When they incur a work injury and the company is at fault, it is reasonable to assume that they will receive a just remedy to compensate for their injury. A recent Kansas Court of Appeals case, Pardo…

Motorcycle and Bicycle Injuries Spike in South Carolina During Summer

South Carolina is a beautiful place to get out there and enjoy, particularly when the temperature is as beautiful as it is in the summertime. Many in South Carolina, whether they are residents or tourists, like to travel on bicycle or motorcycle where they can feel even more up close and personal with the state’s…

How a Nurse Case Manager Can Help and Hurt Injured Workers

When workers are injured on the job, the first person they will have contact with through the insurance company will likely be a nurse case manager, also sometimes simply called case manager or rehab consultants. These case managers are not doctors and cannot prescribe medication or treatment, they will simply attend all doctor visits with…

Charleston Port Expansion to Bring More Ships, and Possible Injuries, to Area

The Charleston port expansion has been huge news both locally and around the state. In the summer of 2017 the State Ports Authority approved a massive construction project that would dredge and expand the Charleston Port by 52 feet. This will double its capacity. The project would cost nearly $3 million and include the building…

Big Manufacturing Means More Workplace Accidents in Spartanburg and Greenville

Anyone who has been to a few of South Carolina’s major cities knows that Spartanburg and Greenville are a hub of manufacturing activity that boosts the local and statewide economy. Greenville is home to the Michelin Tire Corporation and BMW Manufacturing while Spartanburg boasts major corporations such as FujiFilm. These companies employ tens of thousands…

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