Does My Own Negligence Matter in a Third-Party Workplace Injury Suit?
The basic premise of South Carolina’s workers’ compensation statute is this: an injured worker is entitled to compensation for workplace …Read More
Separating the Work-Related Injury from the Preexisting Condition
One of the more-contentious situations encountered in workers’ compensation litigation involves separating the injuries a worker receives from a workplace …Read More
Five Mistakes Employees Make After Being Injured on the Job
A workplace injury or illness can wreak havoc on your life and personal finances. Workers’ compensation benefits are available and …Read More
“Whose Responsibility is This Mess?”
In the North Carolina city of Salisbury, recent news focused on construction of a rail line that, when combined with …Read More
Can a Lack of Sleep Affect a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
A recent report by The Huffington Post indicated the many problems that insufficient sleep can create for a person’s health. …Read More
Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Available for Mental Injuries?
Most employees in South Carolina know the basics of the state’s workers’ compensation law: a worker who suffers an injury …Read More
Fighting Back Against a Workers’ Compensation Claim Denial
It can happen to any South Carolina worker regardless of age, race, ethnicity, or any other characteristic: one moment you …Read More
New Department of Labor Memo Could Mean Big Changes for Employers
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued a memo indicating a change in direction in how the Department will determine …Read More
Exotic Dancer Found to be an Employee, Not Independent Contractor
Is an exotic dancer an employee or independent contractor? The question is more than a simple philosophical musing: if the …Read More