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May 2013 Blog

  • SC General Assembly Approves Mediation Regulation

    The South Carolina General Assembly approved the proposed Workers’ Compensation mediation regulation on May 13, 2013. We expect that regulation to be official and published in the State Register at the end of June. The regulation will give the Workers’ Compensation Commissioners authority to order mediation in any case and will make mediation mandatory in certain…

    Posted 5/17/2013
  • Consent Order Set Aside for Fraud

    We recently got a very favorable decision from the hearing commissioner allowing us to set aside a consent order based on fraud. The Claimant had previously undergone lumbar fusion surgery while employed at another company. He had settled on a clincher for 150,000 and been released with 23% impairment to the back and 20 lb lifting…

    Posted 5/10/2013