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Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Taxed?

Workers’ compensation is an essential no-fault system that protects workers against any injuries they suffer in the course of their work. It doesn’t matter if you’re driving to a client’s office, you fall going to the bathroom, you throw out your back lifting a box, or you develop carpal tunnel, if it’s in the course…

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What are My Options After Being Hurt on the Job

Suffering an injury on the job can be one of the most devastating experiences of a person’s life. It is common for workplace injuries to be very severe, requiring expensive medical treatments and possibly causing you to miss work for an extended period of time. Fortunately, if you’ve been hurt on the job, you have…

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How the Workers’ Comp Claim Procedure Works in South Carolina

When you suffer a serious injury on the job that will prevent you from working for an extended period of time, one of the best decisions you can make is to file a workers’ compensation claim. Workers’ comp can provide the financial support you need until you’re able to return to work. However, if you’ve…

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I Was Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle: What Can I Do?

When you work as a commercial driver, one of the most stressful situations you could experience is being involved in an accident. Commercial driving accidents, particularly those involving trucks, are often very damaging, meaning you might have suffered serious injuries that prevent you from working. After your commercial driving accident, you’re probably thinking about compensation…

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Filing a Work Accident Report: What You Need to Know

Work related injuries can happen very suddenly and can result in devastating injuries. After your injury, you might be planning on applying for workers’ compensation benefits to support you until you heal. However, before you will be able to receive your benefits, you will need to fill out and submit an accident report. If you’ve…

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How Much in Workers’ Comp Benefits Can You Get?

If you’ve been hurt on the job, then probably one of the primary issues on your mind is how you are going to support yourself and your family until you can return to work. It is for these exact circumstances that workers’ compensation benefits were designed. However, if you’ve never received workers’ comp before, you…

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I Was Hurt at Work: Can I Be Forced to Quit?

On the job injuries can be devastating and life affecting. After you’ve been injured on the job, you may find yourself unable to work for an extended period of time. Unfortunately, many unscrupulous employers attempt to use serious work injuries to force you to quit your job. There are many reasons for this, all of…

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How to Make Sure You’re Paid Workers’ Comp in South Carolina

When it comes to workers’ compensation, you like to think you can count on it being there, on having your medical bills paid for should you get injured in the course of employment. The unfortunate truth is less hopeful: insurance companies that provide this coverage don’t like to pay out. They claim it’s to avoid…

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I Was Injured by a Coworker; What Can I Do?

You may have heard that when you’re injured at work, you are covered by workers’ compensation. You may also have heard that you don’t have the ability to sue your employer for additional damages. When you’re injured at work, but someone else is the reason for your injury, this can be frustrating, especially when the…

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The Truth About Scaffolding Accidents

The construction business is one of the single most dangerous careers in the world. Construction workers suffer more deaths every year compared to most other industries, and the leading cause of these deaths is falling. Generally speaking, when a worker falls due to unsafe scaffolding, workers’ compensation kicks in to cover the injuries. However, there…

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