Some States Say PTSD Should Be Covered By Workers’ Comp

Witnessing something stressful or traumatic at work can leave you with post-traumatic stress disorder. Some states are pulling together and saying that PTSD should be covered by workers’ compensation. While PTSD is covered in some states, it is not covered in all, and many want to see it be the national norm. There are some…

Hospital Expanding Services To Victims Of Road Traffic Accidents And Worksite Injuries

The Orthopedic and Traumatology department at Al Ahli Hospital in Qatar is considering providing services to the victims of road traffic accidents and worksite injuries. These are both two significant sources of bone fractures . Currently, victims of road traffic accidents and worksite injuries can only get treatment at Hamad Medical Corporation. According to a…

How Chronic Pain Can Lead To Medical Malpractice

When pain in any part of the body lasts longer than six months, it is considered chronic. Chronic pain can be intermittent or ongoing, mildly annoying or incapacitating, mild or severe. Some people suffer with chronic pain due to an illness or infection, and other people suffer with chronic pain due to an injury. It…

How Does Workers’ Compensation Pay You In South Carolina?

So you’ve been injured on the job and hopefully by now made it to the proper doctor specialist to help diagnose and treat your injuries. Once you get over this initial trauma and emergency situation the next thought naturally turns to what benefits am I entitled to under South Carolina Workers’ Compensation law and importantly…

How Long Can You Be On Worker’s Comp?

A common question that many people have when they are injured on the job in South Carolina is often, “how long can I be on worker’s compensation.” Like most things in today’s field of Worker’s Compensation law, the answer depends on several factors. Workers Compensation is a limited benefits system, it is not the equivalent…

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