Posts Categorized: Workers’ Comp

What To Do If Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied

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When you file a claim for workers’ compensation, you expect it to go smoothly, especially after research and careful planning. If your claim is denied, then, it may come as a complete surprise. There are some very common reasons, however, that seemingly routine claims are denied. Sometimes, they can be corrected. An attorney on your… Read more »

Workers’ Compensation Okay For Kickball Injury

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Workers’ compensation tends to get a bad reputation from both employers and employees alike. Neither side tends to be satisfied with the benefits paid to an injured worker; however, it can be a lifesaver to the employee when they are injured in unforeseeable ways. Stephen Whigham, an employee of Jackson Dawson Communications, can testify to… Read more »

Who Qualifies for Workers’ Compensation?

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Many on-site injuries occur in conducive workplaces. Construction sites, development projects and most physically demanding scenarios serve as popular tropes for workers’ compensation practices. But did you know that you may be eligible for workers’ compensation, regardless of the color of your collar? The commonly painted picture of a workers’ compensation suit shows a physically… Read more »

How to File for Workers Compensation

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An injury sustained at work can have lasting effects on both your professional and personal life. In most states, all employees are covered under workers compensation law, which gives people access to financial resources if they have been harmed on the job. Although some professionals are excluded from workers compensation, most companies are required to… Read more »

Third Party Work Injuries: Third Party Work Injury Claims In Charleston

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Workplace Injuries: Third Party Injuries In Conjunction With Workers’ Compensation Workplace injuries can happen at nearly any job, and are typically covered by an employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. However, there are instances where a third party can also be responsible for an injury at work. Workers’ compensation will usually cover initial and recurring medical bills,… Read more »

Workers Compensation In North Charleston: How Our Lawyers Can Help

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Understanding How Workers Compensation Works Workers compensation acts as an insurance contract between an employer and an employee. Essentially, the employer “insures” the employee for work-related accidents. For example, if you fall from a ladder, even if the accident is arguably your fault, workers compensation will pay for your medical bills and lost wages. In… Read more »

Workers Compensation Lawyers in North Charleston SC

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Being injured on the job can put a severe damper on an otherwise active, happy life. If you’ve been forced to suffer as a result of your workplace injury, you deserve compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and other losses. The workers compensation lawyers at Callihan, Lohr & Syracuse help you recover the money you… Read more »

Warning: Be very careful when filling out employment applications

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Be very careful when filling out any application or pre-employment questionnaire.  Most people do not realize the potential future impact of how they fill out , check the box, type of questions on an application/questionnaire.   Employers and Insurance companies look for any reason that they can to deny workers’ compensation benefits and they have been… Read more »

Boeing adding jobs – Charleston Workers Compensation

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According to this article in the P&C,  , Boeing Co. said today it will invest another $1 billion and add at least 2,000 jobs at its North Charleston 787 campus by 2020, citing steep demand for commercial airplanes over the next two decades.  It is so great to see the economy starting to rebound and to… Read more »