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Who Pays for My Injury?

In many situations, when a negligent party unintentionally or accidentally causes physical harm to an innocent person, the injured party can file a lawsuit against the at-fault party so he or she can ...
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Compensation: How Much is My Case Worth?

If you were recently injured in a car accident, by a defective product, by a dangerous prescription drug, on someone else’s property, or due to medical malpractice, you are probably wondering, ...
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Will My Personal Injury Case Go to Trial?

If you were recently injured in a car accident, on someone else’s property, at work, or anyplace else and you’re considering filing a personal injury claim, and you’re hesitant ...
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Can I Lose My Job if I File a Workers' Comp Claim?

Under South Carolina’s workers’ compensation laws, the vast majority of employees are covered by their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance; there are only a few limited ...
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Can I Get Workers' Compensation if I'm at Fault?

Were you recently injured in a work-related accident in Columbia? If so, then you have plenty of company. Each year, millions of workers are injured on the job, and several thousand more are killed ...
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Workers' Compensation: Third Party Claims

While each state has enacted its own workers’ compensation laws, we can confidently say that South Carolina’s laws tend to favor the injured worker. In Texas for example, private employers ...
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Who Is Eligible for Workers' Compensation in South Carolina?

Most employers are required to have workers’ compensation insurance or to prove that they can pay for workers’ compensation without being insured. Workers’ compensation provides ...
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South Carolina Workers' Compensation

Before workers’ compensation laws were developed in North America, when a worker was injured on the job, he or she would have to sue their employer for damages. In order for the injured worker ...
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Were You Injured on the Job But Too Scared to File a Workers' Compensation Claim?

No matter where you are employed, there is probably an employee handbook detailing all the safety procedures you need to keep in mind during your day-to-day tasks, or there are warning signs strewn ...
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Job Injuries Caused by Unsafe Work Conditions

Unsafe working conditions can make an already difficult job even harder. Injuries that happen at work are all too common and unfortunately, many employees fail to claim the compensation that their ...
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Should you have a Workers' Compensation IME?

Often times, I recommend that my Workers' Compensation clients have an IME, or independent medical examination. You may be wondering if this would be a good idea for your case. In this article, ...
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Recovering Compensation for a Scar

Oftentimes the aftermath of a serious accident includes a scar. We see this often in automobile accidents, dog bites, motorcycle wrecks and construction accidents. South Carolina provides for ...
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Can your employer fire you for filing a Workers' Compensation claim?

Many people avoid seeking Workers' Compensation benefits, even in serious situations, because they are afraid of losing their job. In South Carolina it is against the law for any employer to fire ...
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Products Liability in a South Carolina Workers' Compensation Claim

If you have been injured on the job in South Carolina you are entitled to pursue a Wor kers' Compensation claim. This is usually your only recourse against your employer and can help pay for medical ...
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If you are injured in a car wreck at work what happens?

If you are injured in a car wreck at work you have the potential for two separate legal claims. If you are injured in an accident arising out of the course of your employment you may qualify for ...
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