You may be entitled to benefits if you have been hurt on the job. South Carolina workers’ compensations laws are designed to protect employees who suffer certain workplace injuries by providing cover for disability medical expenses, compensation for your permanent total disability and/or permanent partial disability, and lost wages. If you were hurt in a work-related accident - even if it was your fault - you may be entitled to receive compensation.
George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers has been assisting hardworking South Carolinians with workers’ compensation claims for more than 40 years. Use our experience to help get your money FASTER.
In some cases, you may have an additional lawsuit for your injury. This may allow you to recover money in addition to workers’ compensation benefits for losses like pain and suffering. Our attorneys look at every aspect of your workplace injury claim to help get you the money you deserve – ALL OF IT.
Our law firm has represented injured workers in Charleston and all South Carolina since 1977. We've seen what it takes to prepare a case for maximum value to get our clients all the money we can, as fast as we can.
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An on-the-job injury can really disrupt your life. This may be the first time you have ever filed a workers’ comp claim. It’s normal to have lots of questions and concerns about how the process works and what type of compensation you could recover.
The attorneys at George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers, have put together some informative videos to help you better understand the system and how we can help you maximize your benefits:
An employer’s workers’ compensation insurance typically provides coverage for the following:
Workplace injuries must be reported promptly in order to be eligible to claim benefits. Any delay could cost you thousands of dollars of valuable benefits. The law has time limits. Be careful.
Workers' compensation is designed for people who were injured on the job. If you suffered injuries because of a work-related incident, you must begin the process of applying for workers' compensation by properly informing your employer of your injury within 90 days under South Carolina law. If you do not properly notify your employer before this deadline, you may lose your right to compensation. Proper notification is critical to your case's success.
You or your lawyer must properly fill out a Form 50 or a Form 52 with the South Carolina Worker's Compensation Commission. You only have a maximum of 2 years from the date of your injury to do this in most cases, so do not delay.
Contact a South Carolina workers’ compensation attorney at George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers as soon as possible after your workplace accident. Let us do the work. We‘ll investigate your case for you, gather important evidence, and pursue the fair resolution or settlement you deserve while you recover.
WARNING: Be sure you check to see if you are entitled to additional compensation through a third-party lawsuit. This type of claim may be brought if someone other than your employer or co-workers did something careless that caused your injury.
We’ll work with you on all your claims and fight to get you every dollar you deserve.
Our attorneys will help you identify every possible way to get money for your claim. Our attorneys will help ensure you don't make a mistake that could cost you thousands. Working with an attorney may help maximize your recovery. Do not delay in calling our firm to schedule a FREE consultation:
While some jobs are certainly more dangerous than others, anyone can get hurt at work no matter how “safe” the workplace may seem. There is no limit on the types of accidents that can happen at work, but some incidents are more common than others.
Here are just a few examples of some of the most common types of work-related accidents:
Incidents such as these may cause many different types of injuries. Some of the most common workplace injuries include:
The George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers have helped injured workers for over 40 years. We’ve seen what it takes to prepare a workplace injury case for maximum recovery. We want to get our clients all the money and benefits they deserve, as fast as the law allows.
We handle the legal work so you can focus on recovering. We commit to making the process as swift and successful as possible, every step of the way.
Call George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers today if you have questions about South Carolina workers' compensation. We have helped working men and women throughout the state, so you can be sure to put the experience you’ll need on your side. Schedule a free consultation with a caring workers' compensation lawyer today.
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