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July 2019 Blog

  • Major Electronic Claims Management Overhaul at the SC Commission

    The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission (SCWCC) recently announced that it will be completely revamping its online claims management portal. The new system will have many new features including the ability to file all SCWCC Forms electronically and pay all fees online.  Many of you are familiar with the current eCase system.  This portal will…

    Posted 7/31/2019
  • The Shifting Sands of Notice and the Reasonably Conscientious Supervisor

    The 90 day notice requirement of SC Code Section 42-15-20 has been further eroded by a recent decision of the SC Court of Appeals, Nero v SCDOT in a decision filed June 26, 2019.  Section 42-15-20 requires that notice of a work related accident be given to the employer by the employee within 90 days…

    Posted 7/2/2019