Workers Compensation
how much does workers comp pay in south carolina
In South Carolina, injured workers typically receive ⅔ of their pre-tax weekly salary in workers’ comp benefits. This usually works out to workers receiving 66 and ⅔ % of their average weekly wage. So if you typically make $600 a week, you may receive up to $400 in weekly compensation. You’ve probably heard these payments...
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can I get fired for filing workers comp
In South Carolina, it is illegal for an employer to fire an employee simply because the employee filed a workers’ compensation claim. If that were allowed, employers would not be incentivized to maintain safe premises for their employees. In South Carolina, you can technically lose your job at any time for any reason or no...
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how long do workers comp claims take
As with many things in life, the sooner you get started on your workers’ compensation claim, the sooner it will likely resolve. The length of your workers’ compensation case will depend on the injury you have. If you have a minor injury, your case will typically take a short time to resolve, typically within a...
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what to do after an injury at work
Follow these steps to protect your potential injury claim. If you have any questions, please contact our skilled Greenville workers’ compensation lawyers at (864) 343-2222. Step one: Notify your employer Ideally, you’ll notify your employer or supervisor of your injury at the scene, but this isn’t always possible, especially if you suffer a severe injury...
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