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June 2016 Blog

  • SC Court of Appeals Finds Deceased Claimant Permanently and Totally Disabled

    A recent Court of Appeals decision will likely result in increased workers’ compensation payments to the dependents of injured workers in South Carolina.  In McMahan v. SC Department of Education-Transportation, the court awarded permanent and total disability benefits, after the claimant had died from a cause unrelated to his work injury.  The court’s decision in…

    Posted 6/23/2016
  • 3 Commissioners Reappointed to the SC WCC

    The SC Senate recently confirmed the reappointment of Commissioner T. Scott Beck to the SC Workers’ Compensation Commission. Commissioner Beck serves as Chairman of the Commission.   He was first appointed on July 1, 2008.  Prior to joining, he served as Assistant Attorney General prosecuting healthcare fraud cases.  Commissioner Beck has also served as a city…

    Posted 6/14/2016