What Compensation from Workers’ Comp Should I Expect?

October 10, 2017

Workers’ compensation is a program designed to compensate employees injured on the job, regardless of fault. If you’re seeking workers compensation from workers’ comp in South Carolina, you may wonder what kind of compensation you can expect to receive as a result of your injury or illness. What Does Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina Cover?…

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Getting Compensation for TBI from Auto Accidents

September 26, 2017

Although more difficult, it is possible to be compensated for traumatic brain injury from auto accidents. As with other injuries sustained in a traffic accident, compensation for traumatic brain injury (TBI) can come either through a settlement with the insurance company or, if necessary, by going to trial. Damages may include compensation for medical bills,…

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits in South Carolina

September 14, 2017

If someone is injured due to the actions or negligence of another person, the injured party can bring a personal injury claim against that person. But what if the incident leads not to injury, but to death? In that situation, a wrongful death lawsuit may be filed. What should I know about filing a wrongful…

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Can I Choose My Own Workers’ Compensation Doctor for My Greenville Workers’ Comp Claim?

August 22, 2017

If you’ve been injured on the job and are filing a workers’ comp claim, you may be wondering if you can pick your own doctor. You may already have a good relationship with a family physician, or perhaps you’re more likely to trust a doctor you pick yourself. Here are some frequently asked questions about…

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Top 5 Myths About Workers Compensation in South Carolina

August 9, 2017

Workers compensation is an exclusive remedy system, meaning that it’s the only way a covered employee can get compensated by an employer for injuries or illness sustained on the job. It’s also a no-fault system, meaning that employees are entitled to benefits no matter who caused the accident. The system may appear to be straightforward,…

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Top 3 Myths that Can Reduce Your Car Wreck Compensation in Greenville

July 25, 2017

If you believe one of these myths, you could end up with less car wreck compensation than you’re entitled to. Myth #1 I can rely on the police report to show who was at fault in the wreck. If the police report from your accident clearly states that the other driver broke traffic laws, then…

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How Workers’ Comp Benefits Affect Social Security Benefits

April 27, 2017

Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance Both workers’ compensation and the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) system are intended to help people who need sources of income at a difficult time. Sometimes people need the support of both programs, if, for example, they were injured on the job so severely that they can no…

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What You Need to Know About Bicycle-Car Accidents in South Carolina

April 17, 2017

Bicyclists, be careful on the roads. Overall, bicycle riders have a higher risk of injury and death than do motor vehicle drivers, according to the CDC. The risks around bicycle accidents are even higher for cyclists on the roads in South Carolina, which SCDOT reports has been one of the most dangerous states for cyclists…

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5 Things to Do Within 24 Hours of Being Injured at Work in Greenville

March 13, 2017

There’s no time to delay when you have been injured at work. While you have two years to file a workers’ compensation claim in South Carolina, you have only 90 days to report an accident at work, and the sooner you start, the better. Though you are not obligated by law to do anything within…

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Four Ways Trucking Accidents Are Different from Car Accidents

December 7, 2016

Motor vehicle accidents involving trucks like tractor-trailers and other large commercial trucks are often significantly different from accidents involving only passenger cars. If you have been involved in an accident with a truck, it’s important for you to know how it’s different and how a personal injury attorney with experience in trucking accidents can help.…

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