Denial of Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Lying on a Greenville or Spartanburg Employment Application

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An employee who suffers a workplace injury that aggravates a pre-existing injury is still entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for the aggravation.  Neck and back injuries are common pre-existing conditions that can be aggravated depending on the employee’s job, however, medical conditions such as asthma can also be considered existing conditions that may be aggravated […]

Long Term Pain Management For Workers’ Compensation Injuries in South Carolina

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There are a lot of different injuries that can occur in the course of your employment and that will involve long term pain and treatment for pain management. South Carolina workers’ compensation should cover your long term pain management treatment, in most cases, whether the pain is caused by tissue damage (nociceptive) or nerve damage […]

Employee Intoxication As A Defense In A Spartanburg Workers’ Compensation Claim

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The workers’ compensation system generally compensates workers for workplace injury without regard to whose negligence caused the injury, in exchange for the employee not seeking compensation in civil court for the workplace injury.  However, the employer is allowed to present defenses to a workers’ compensation claim when the employer feels it is justified in refusing a […]

Know Your Rights and Limitations After a Work Related Injury

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Workers’ compensation insurance is a requirement for all employers who regularly employ at least four workers. It was designed to ensure that any work related injuries are covered for the employee, and to protect the employers from lawsuits. However, there are some downsides for the employer, and potentially for the employee as well. When injuries […]