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Our Workers’ Comp Attorneys Can Help Injured Nurses

The lifting and moving of overweight patients by hospital nursing staff is an occupational hazard and becoming more so with the increase in obesity. Some disquieting statistics published by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that each year hospital nursing employees suffer approximately 35,000 musculoskeletal-type injuries. A serious injury results in missed…

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Discussing Workplace Ladder Safety

Ladders are simple to use and among the most common of workplace tools. Despite its simplicity, injuries from ladder falls are all too common. According to the CDC, falls from ladders account for 81% of fall injuries treated in U.S. emergency departments. Among the reasons for this statistic are that workers underestimate the dangers of…


In Depth Look at the Dangers of Hypothermia

Hypothermia occurs when the body’s temperature drops below 95 degrees Fahrenheit. When your body loses more heat than it can generate, your core temperature drops. If nothing is done to stop this you will experience hypothermia symptoms that get progressively worse. The First Stages of Hypothermia Convulsive shivering Slurred speech Lethargy Loss of coordination Confusion…

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Three Mistakes People Needing Workers’ Compensation Make

When you get hurt on the job, you need workers’ compensation to make ends meet. This compensation will help keep the lights on, and your family fed until you can get back to work. Unfortunately, receiving the workers’ compensation you deserve is often difficult. Insurance companies will do everything necessary to keep you from your benefits. Here…

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Scared Of Getting Denied For Workers’ Comp? Read This!

If you are hurt on the job, your biggest focus is often on healing as quickly as possible. During the process of healing, it can be easy to get so focused upon getting better that it is only after your worker’s comp claim is denied that you realize you did something wrong when filing a claim.…

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Columbia Workers’ Comp Attorneys Can Help

While you may spend 40 hours or more a week at work, if you are like many people, you gave little to no thought to workers’ compensation law until you suffered an injury on the job. Understanding the state’s workers’ compensation law is important to ensure you get the full benefits. In South Carolina, most…

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Injured at Work? How Columbia Workers’ Comp Attorneys Can Help

If you have been injured at work and are making a workers’ compensation claim, you should consider hiring the great team of Columbia workers’ comp attorneys at Harris & Graves, P.A. These are a few ways that a good lawyer can assist you with your workplace injury. Ensuring Your Medical Bills are Paid If you were injured…

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3 Signs That Your Workers’ Comp Case Isn’t Being Handled Properly

If you have recently been hurt while you were on the job, you might have filed a workers’ compensation claim. In the best of circumstances, these cases are handled quickly, professionally and properly. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Luckily, the Columbia workers’ comp attorneys at Harris & Graves, P.A. can help you. These are a…


Columbia Workers’ Comp Attorneys Discuss Steel Plant Accident

The second fatal accident in 13 months occurred at the Huger Nucor Steel Plant in Berkeley County over the weekend. Rescue Squads Work to Free Man The most recent accident happened at about 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 25. Rescue personnel from both Berkeley County and Charleston County responded to reports of a male worker…