Why Employers Deny Workers’ Compensation Claims

There are thousands of employers in South Carolina, and most stand behind their employees when they are injured on the job. Unfortunately, there are also employers that try to sidestep their responsibility to pay and injured worker’s benefits. The employers who behave in this manner are often more focused on their bottom line than on…

Engineering Shortcuts Lead To Building Collapse And Serious On The Job Injuries

Similar to the last blog entry posted by your Charleston personal injury attorneys, today’s post also concerns the Dallas Cowboys. But unlike the last entry, today’s post focuses not on the Cowboys players, but on a 88,000-square-foot practice facility that collapsed in 2009 that has gained recent attention for its negligent construction. Originally, the tent-like…

Ex-Nuclear Plant Workers Not Always Receiving Aid For Illness

The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act provides aid for tens of thousands of sick workers and ex-workers who can link their illnesses to their employment at any one of the country’s 325 nuclear sites. In many cases, aid goes to the survivors of these people after their death. The government has only officially…

Christmas Named New Worker’s Comp Secretary

CHARLESTON, SC – LOCAL attorney Gary Christmas was voted the new Secretary of the South Carolina Worker’s Compensation Section last month. Christmas will be sworn into the role in July. The section is a committee of the South Carolina Bar that advises the Bar, the general public, and the state Worker’s Compensation Commission. Their work…

What To Expect When You File A Workers Comp Suit

If you have never been involved in a lawsuit before or have not had the necessity to appear in front of a judge, you may be a bit nervous about filing a workers compensation claim. We have found that the majority of our clients are a bit anxious when they first contact us, but they…

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