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April 2014 Blog

  • Beckman and The Two Body-Part Rule

    The South Carolina Court of Appeals recently issued a controversial decision that could increase the potential value of disability awards in many SC workers’ compensation claims.  In Beckman v. Sysco Columbia, LLC, Op. No. 5205 (Ct. App. 2014), the court determined a claimant with an admitted low back injury and alleged radiculopathy was entitled to…

    Posted 4/18/2014
  • Reappointments of 3 Commissioners Confirmed by SC Senate on 4/16/14

    Governor Nikki Haley’s reappointments of Commissioners Scott Beck, Aisha Taylor, and Avery Wilkerson have been confirmed meaning each of them should remain on the Commission until 6/30/20. The confirmations of Commissioners Beck, Taylor, and Wilkerson, along with the continuing service of Commissioners Roche and McCaskill (terms expire 6/30/18) and Commissioners Barden and James (terms expire…

    Posted 4/18/2014