On-The-Job Injuries / Workers’ Comp.
We South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, George Sink, P A, recognize that as an employee, you have the right to claim workers’ compensation benefits as well as health insurance or unemployment benefits. If you or a loved one has suffered a work-related injury, you should seek medical treatment immediately.
According to the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission, Workers’ Compensation Laws are designed to provide prompt and reasonable income and medical benefits to work-related accident victims or income benefits to their dependents, often regardless of fault.
Contact the South Carolina workers compensation attorneys at George Sink, P.A. for a free consultation of your South Carolina work injury claim.
Workers’ Compensation Benefits in South Carolina
Laws differ from state to state, but large South Carolina employers are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. Other benefits in South Carolina include:
- Medical Benefits & Choice of Physician – The employer selects the physician who will provide medical treatment and many medical benefits are provided to employees eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.
- Disability Benefits
- Temporary Total Disability (TTD) & Permanent Total Disability (PTD) payments are made in an amount determined by a percentage of an injured workers gross wages and can last up to a combined total of 500 weeks.
- Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) payments are made based upon a percentage of the difference between the injured workers pre-injury and post-injury wages, and can last up to 340 weeks.
- Death Benefits – In the event of fatality, death benefits are available and are to be paid to the deceased worker’s dependents.
The information included in this web site is not intended as a substitute for consultation with an attorney. Specific conditions always require consultations with appropriate legal professionals.