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February 2019 Blog

  • The Forms They Are a-Changin’: Changes to the SCWCC Form 18 and Electronic Service of Form 50 Hearing Requests

    The SC Workers’ Compensation Commission recently made a number of changes to certain Commission Forms that will take effect March 1, 2019. After this date, the updated forms must be used, or the Commission will return the form without processing it. There are two changes in particular that will likely impact employers and carriers: The…

    Posted 2/22/2019
  • Workers’ Comp Fundamentals: The Going and Coming Rule

    Although we typically use our blog to report news and developments in SC Workers’ Compensation Law, from time to time it helps to get back to basics.  We hope our “Workers’ Comp Fundamentals” series will be useful as a learning tool for those who are relatively new to the world of workers’ compensation, while providing…

    Posted 2/18/2019
  • I Need to go Back to the Doctor

    So your claimant is finally placed at maximum medical improvement, he has returned to work, you terminated his temporary total disability compensation, and the only issue before the Commission is permanent partial disability for the injured body part. You file a Form 21 to put your case on a glide path to closure, and then…

    Posted 2/5/2019