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Workers' Compensation in SC
Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina
There were nearly 3 million workplace injuries and illnesses in the country in 2011, according to labor statistics. More than 4,600 American workers were killed.
Here at home, South Carolina workers are killed and injured on the job every day.Workplace injuries can range from relatively minor sprains and strains to life-threatening health problems.
Common Causes of workplace injuries
Overexertion (from excessive lifting, pushing, pulling, holding or throwing)
Falling off ladders and scaffolding
Being struck by falling objects
Slipping on dangerous surfaces
Repetitive trauma (due to repeated stress or strain)
Motor vehicle accidents
If the accident occurred on the job and during the course and scope of employment, it will likely be covered by South Carolina workers’ compensation laws.
Workers' Comp. will pay
Necessary medical care
Wages lost while you are unable to work
Disfigurement, physical impairment and loss of limbs
Reimbursement for certain mileage costs to see your doctor or pick up prescriptions
What to do if you are hurt on the job in SC
Your first step should be to immediately report the accident to your supervisor. You should also seek appropriate medical treatment.Your employer usually has the right to select your treating doctor.
Your second step should be to talk with a workers’ compensation attorney.
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Every case is unique. We cannot guarantee a specific result for you. But we can promise honesty, loyalty, communication and hard work.
The 7 Most Common Mistakes When Filing Your Comp Claim
This section explains some of the errors injured workers make – from failing to report their injury to assuming they don’t have a claim because they didn’t miss any time from work.
Reasons For Denial Of Benefits. It’s not always easy to get approval for workers’ comp benefits. Sometimes there is a legitimate reason for a rejection. But often the right lawyer can help produce an excellent outcome.
Common Workplace Injuries. An on-the-job injury can happen anywhere, not just in high-risk occupations. This section lists the categories of frequent injuries and accidents.
How To File For Workers’ Comp. South Carolina workers’ compensation claims are subject to strict deadlines and formal procedures. Failure to follow the rules to the letter could mean your rights to benefits are forever lost.
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