How should I be compensated if I’ve been injured by someone? – Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have been injured in a car accident, slip and fall, injured at work, or any other injury, you may want to consider how much these injuries have cost you monetarily, physically and emotionally. You may want to think about, possibly with the assistance of a personal injury lawyer, what the case may be worth to you and whether you should seek compensation for damages. In a personal injury case, damages are paid by the person or company (defendant) responsible for the injuries to the injured person (plaintiff). Damage awards are usually negotiated with the parties involved in the accident,...

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Workers’ Compensation: 4 things every employee should know.

Workers' Compensation laws were enacted in the early 20th century in South Carolina and other US states to expedite the process for injured workers to receive compensation for job related injuries.  Most businesses, including those with four or more employees, are required by law to carry Workers' Compensation Insurance. Below are a few things employees should remember about Workers' Compensation: 1. You should verify that your employer has insurance. Most employers with 4 or more employees are required to have workers' compensation insurance. There are a few exceptions, visit the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission website to learn more. It's a good...

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