$140,000 – Slip And Fall At Work
$96,000 – Slip And Fall At Work
$95,000 – Arm Injury
$90,000 – Injury While Restraining A Combative Patient
$572,000 – Brain Injury
$175,000 – Head Trauma
$230,000 – Leg Fracture And Shoulder Injury
$175,000 – Cervical Spine, Seizures
$205,000 – Back Injury And Chronic Pain
$197,500 – Neck And Shoulder Injuries
Being injured on the job can be very stressful and discouraging. Often comp carriers treat you like the bad guy for getting injured. If you have experienced a job-related injury, be sure to seek immediate medical attention and get the care you need. Workers’ Compensation attorneys at Smith Jordan can make sure you get the benefits you’re entitled to.
Common injuries sustained from work accidents include problems with the back, neck, shoulders, arms, hips, legs, knees, and brain. They also include conditions such as depression and anxiety.
If you have experienced any work-related injuries, the attorneys at Smith Jordan can help you understand how Workers’ Compensation laws are designed to protect you in these cases. Do not hesitate to reach out to Smith Jordan to learn how we can help you.
Smith Jordan can help you claim the benefits from your injury or injuries to help relieve the financial burden of medical expenses and other related costs. These Workers’ Compensation benefits typically include medical care, restoration of lost wages or wage replacement, and money for any permanent problems resulting from a work accident.
But what do you do when:
Your claim has been denied; Your check is the wrong amount; Your insurance company won’t cover the care your doctor recommends; Your prescription drugs are not paid for; or Your out-of-pocket medical expenses are not reimbursed?
There are thousands of workers’ compensation claims filed every year in South Carolina, but not all of them get approved. This is where it is essential to be aware of the common mistakes that could compromise your workers’ compensation claim in the Greenville-Spartanburg-Easley area. These include:
Missing doctor’s appointments
Failing to cooperate with medical advice Exaggerating injuries Failing to disclose pre-existing conditions Posting information about your injury on social media Posting information about your life on social media Failing to seek the advice of a Greenville, SC, workers’ compensation attorney Hiring an attorney without first seeking an in-person consultation
Even when you no longer need to see your doctor as frequently, you need to schedule and keep regular appointments to stay in touch. This will ensure that your claim is not compromised by failing to seek regular medical care.
Contact us at our Easley, SC office for an evaluation of your claim.
While you are recovering from your workplace injury, navigating Workers’ Compensation benefits and handling the insurance companies can be overwhelming and exhausting. Our compassionate attorneys will help relieve some of the stress of dealing with the insurance companies and will take the time to listen to you.
When you haven’t been protected by Workers’ Compensation as promised, our attorneys can help. We represent injured workers before the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission. We have handled cases for hundreds of people who have been injured on the job, and we know how to get you the help you deserve.
After all, the insurance companies will have lawyers on their side—why shouldn’t you?
The experienced attorneys at Smith Jordan can help provide you information and legal guidance on how the process of Workers’ Compensation works in South Carolina. Workers’ Compensation laws vary from state to state, but in the state of South Carolina, Workers’ Compensation cases are decided by Workers’ Compensation Commissioners who are appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. There are seven Worker’s Compensation Commissioners who serve for terms of six years.