Workplace injuries can be very stressful and overwhelming. Not only are you now injured, but the injury might prevent you from being able to work and make money. Your bills keep coming in so where do you go from there? The answer to this question is simple: talk to an attorney. A workers’ compensation attorney is very skilled in knowing exactly what to do to relieve much of your stress by fighting to get you the compensation you deserve.
7 Tips to Avoid a Workplace Injury
With more than 2 million American workers being injured every year, workplace injuries have become very common. Here are 7 tips to follow to avoid a workplace injury
Back To Work: Workers’ Compensation Basics For South Carolina Residents
This workers’ compensation basics for South Carolina residents explains who is covered, what injuries are covered, and what compensation is available.
South Carolina Worker’s Compensation Benefits Explained
What benefits or compensation can I receive under workers’ compensation? If you are injured on-the-job, you can receive medical and financial compensation.
Man Mauled By Bear To Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits Even Though He Used Marijuana
Brock Hopkins of Montana was mauled by a bear on November 2, 2007 while working at Great Bear Adventures near West Glacier, Montana. The park’s owner, Russell Kilapatrick, contended that Hopkins’s usage of Marijuana that morning caused the animal to attack. Hopkins’s openly admitted to using marijuana that morning before work, but the court decided that this usage was not the ultimate cause of the bear attack. South Carolina employers can use intoxication, either by alcohol or controlled substances, as a defense to a workers’ compensation claim. The South Carolina court system has further ruled that the intoxication must be the cause of the worker’s injuries. The Shelly Leeke Law Firm offers services to South Carolina residents who have been injured on the job. For a FREE consultation contact us at 843-277-6061 or 1-888-690-0211.