Howell And Christmas Follow Up On Highway Defects Post

Back in January, Charleston workers’ compensation lawyers posted a three part series of posts that reported on an unfortunate accident that resulted in the death of Goose Creek woman. The original entries can be found at the end of this post. As a quick refresher, the basic facts of the incident are as follows. In…

Hydrochloric Acid Spill Injures Workers At Local Plant

At about 9 p.m. Tuesday, Central Dispatch advised fire officials there had been an explosion at the chemical plant off of Pennyroyal Road that left one worker at the plant injured. However, when the cleanup crew arrived at 3V Chemical Co, it turned out to be a chemical spill. According to Georgetown County Assistant Fire…

When Machinist Work Is Dangerous, What Difference Does A Union Make?

North Charleston has seen some recent disputes over organization intentions of the aerospace machinists. South Carolina’s 116th governor publicly spoke out this year against bringing any unionized manufacturing workforces into the state, though there are already 33 unions represented across the S.C. employment picture.                      …

Illegal Mexican Immigrant Harbored In North Charleston, Captor Accepts Plea Deal And Immigrant Allowed To Return Home

Your South Carolina car accident attorneys read an interesting article in yesterday’s Post and Courier that discusses an alleged illegal sex trade in North Charleston. After weeks of alleged force enslavement and months under federal supervision a 20-year-old immigrant from just outside Mexico City will soon be able to return home because authorities no longer…

Impairment V. Disability: South Carolina Workers Compensation

Having worked as a South Carolina workers compensation attorney for nearly twenty years, one of the questions that I’m asked most by my clients is what is the difference between “impairment” and “disability.”  Many times these two terms of art are used interchangeably but I can assure you that both these words have a very…

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