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February 2014 Blog

  • Matt Riddle’s Recent Single Commission’s Victory – Certainly Not Gratuitous

    We all know that injuries which occur during a claimant’s travel to or from work are not compensable because these injuries do not occur “in the course” of the claimant’s employment.  South Carolina recognizes several exceptions to this “going and coming” rule.  For instance, when the employer provides the claimant the means of transportation, injuries…

    Posted 2/22/2014
  • WCC Form Filing via Email

    The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission recently announced that insurance carriers and third party administrators may now submit certain commonly used claims forms via email. Electronic submission of forms could significantly cut down on the time and expense associated with filing hard copies through the mail. The Commission will allow for electronic submission of the…

    Posted 2/4/2014