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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
  • 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
  • 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