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December 2016 Blog

  • The Phoenix Rises!!

    The South Carolina Court of Appeals recently revisited the issue of so-called “unexplained” falls in the context of workers’ compensation – a topic that has received considerable attention from our courts in recent years.  In Turner v. SAIIA, the Court of Appeals affirmed the Commission’s denial of benefits where, although there was no doubt the…

    Posted 12/21/2016
  • Court of Appeals Addresses Provision of Medical Treatment Pursuant to S.C. Code §42-15-60(A)

    The Court of Appeals recently addressed a claimant’s right to medical treatment pursuant to S.C. Code §42-15-60(A) after remand by the South Carolina Supreme Court. The claimant was a 50-year-old auto body paint technician who claimed he injured his back while cleaning his employer’s shop. The claimant testified that he began experiencing low back pain…

    Posted 12/1/2016