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May 2020 Blog

  • Live, In-Person Hearings to Resume June 1

    The SC Workers’ Compensation Commission has released an advisory notice that in person hearings will resume starting June 1.  However, this comes with many safety precautions.  Participants are required to wait outside the building or in their vehicles until notified by phone that they may enter to attend the hearing.  All parties must wear masks,…

    Posted 5/18/2020
  • WCC Commission Extends Closure

    The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission has recently announced that it has extended its closure to June 1.  Any emergency hearings handled via video platform will be at the expense of the moving party.  If you have any questions about how this effects your claim, please contact us.

    Posted 5/13/2020
  • Join Leslie Whitten/ALFA for a Free Webinar on May 27

    Please join me, Leslie Whitten, along with other attorney members of ALFA International, for a free Webinar at 1:00pm EST entitled “Protecting Your Firm’s Data While Permitting Remote Work: Technological Competence and Ethical Requirements.”  To register, click here.  This seminar is a part of a bigger “ALFA International Spring into Ethics CLE Webinar Series.”  To…

    Posted 5/12/2020
  • Microsoft Teams Impersonation

    Cyber attackers are now sending convincing emails that link to what appears to be a legitimate website for Microsoft Teams, but is in fact a phishing website. For more details, check out the threat post article here. With so many people working remotely, it has become commonplace for employees to receive these sorts of links….

    Posted 5/5/2020