Summerville, SC Workers’ Compensation Attorneys
When you suffer an injury or accident while on the job, it can seem as if everything starts to go downhill from there. The on the job injury can result in a worker suffering a temporary or permanent disability. The worker often times will suffer a loss of income, and if the injury is very serious, they may be prevented from returning to their job or gaining sufficient employment in the future.
Finding the appropriate medical care and taking care of those medical bills can be incredibly stressful, even for the most financially responsible of individuals. Do not let this happen to you!
The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act serves the purpose of providing some compensation so that the employee injured on the job may still provide for their loved ones during the time in which they are disabled. Employers try very hard to eliminate the risk of injury or accident to their employees but it still happens.
Contact the Green Law Firm for an experienced Workers’ Compensation Attorney who can help you avoid these negative consequences.
South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Commission
The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission is responsible for reviewing Workers’ Compensation claims and administering the law as it relates to the South Carolina Workers’Compensation Act.
A worker injured on the job or involved in an accident on the job in Summerville South Carolina could be entitled to seek “reasonable and necessary” medical expenses by filing a Workers’ Compensation claim. Do not be afraid or embarrassed to reach out for help. Many people can become misinformed or they take action too late and miss out on their opportunity for the compensation and medical treatment they deserve.
Some of the most common on the job injuries and accidents in South Carolina that result in a Workers’ Compensation Claim are the following:
- Broken bones
- Torn muscles
- Torn ligaments
- Vehicle accidents
- Chemical exposure
- Slip and fall accidents
- Brain and head injuries
- Knee, hip, or leg injuries
- Hand, wrist, or shoulder injuries
- Back injuries
- Neck injuries
- Hearing and vision injuries
- Herniated and bulging discs
- Fatal workplace accidents
- Depression and anxiety
- And many more…
The law surrounding a Workers’ Compensation claim can be very complex and difficult to navigate. There are strict timelines which lay out when and how a Workers’ Compensation claim must be filed. For this reason, contacting an experienced work injury attorney can be very beneficial.
In some instances, especially when the employer or insurance company attempts to deny or delay the claim, a hearing before the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission may be required. The findings in these hearings can also be appealed.
With an experienced Attorney on your side, you can be confident that your claim will be properly filed and that your rights will be properly represented.
Don’t waste any more time! Contact the Green Law Firm and make sure you are not missing out on benefits that you are entitled to!