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November 2020 Blog

  • Recent Developments on Preexisting Conditions in South Carolina Workers’ Comp

    A recent South Carolina Court of Appeals decision may give employers and insurance carriers more reason to be thankful as we head into the holiday this week.  Frampton v. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources confirms that, even after an employer has already admitted a claim and provided medical treatment, the employer may later deny…

    Posted 11/24/2020
  • Staying Secure in an Era of Zoom

    Cybersecurity is the biggest exposure concern for businesses right now, even topping out the coronavirus, according to the head of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc., an insurance broker and consulting firm.  If your entire company lost access to your system, you may be unable to provide service to clients, and the recovery costs could be…

    Posted 11/17/2020
  • Legal Requirements for Medical Care

    S.C. Code Ann. Section 42-15-60 defines the time period that medical treatment and supplies must be furnished and states that the employer shall provide medical treatment for a period not exceeding ten (10) weeks from the date of injury and for additional time as, in the judgment of the Commission, will tend to lessen the…

    Posted 11/12/2020
  • How Do You Spot a Phishing Scam?

    Phishing scams come in various forms, and if you fall for one you must immediately report it.  The faster you act on a potential phishing scam, the more likely the intrusion can be stopped.  Did you click on a link or a PDF attachment only to discover that it wasn’t what you expected?  Tell someone…

    Posted 11/5/2020
  • Lemonade in 2021?

    Steven Rodenberg wrote a blog in January of 2020 entitled “Happy New Year?” No, Steven does not have the gift of prophecy even though he certainly appeared prophetic when he added that question mark.   Rather, Steven was reporting on a Court of Appeals case of David B. Lemon v. Mt. Pleasant Waterworks and State Accident…

    Posted 11/5/2020