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September 2020 Blog

  • Workers’ Comp Fundamentals: Permanent Disability Benefits in South Carolina

    We typically use our blog to provide timely updates on workers’ compensation issues in South Carolina, but from time to time it is helpful to get back to the basics.  Today’s post is a refresher on permanent disability benefits in South Carolina. If a doctor assigns an employee a permanent physical impairment rating when the…

    Posted 9/14/2020
  • Statutory Employment

    Everyone is familiar with the terms “upstream contractor” and “statutory employer” as they are defined in the South Carolina Workers Compensation Act, specifically Sections 42-1-400 through 42-1-450.  The underlying reason for statutory employment is to provide the benefits of compensation to those workers who are exposed to the risk of the “owner’s” business and put…

    Posted 9/8/2020