Dorchester County, South Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers
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Michael was drawn to the Steinberg Law Firm because of its long history, dedication to helping injured workers and strong reputation in personal injury trials. He especially recognized the importance of the firm’s reputation for delivering proven results for the injured people of South Carolina.
While practicing law for over 25 years, Steven has represented clients with on the job injuries and automobile wrecks. He has had successful trial appearances as well as settlements totaling over several million dollars. Over the past...
For peace of mind and an experienced team of attorneys, call Wern Lawyers to discuss your injury, options and next steps.
Richard Wern has been a member of the South Carolina Bar since 1979. He is a founding member of Injured Workers’ Advocates, and the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association, the South Carolina Association for...
North Charleston, SC 29406
Summerville, SC 29485
University of South Carolina School of Law and The George Washington University Law School
While in college at University of Georgia and George Washington University, David marched for civil and workers’ rights. After obtaining his law degree from the University Of South Carolina...
Ben joined the venerable Steinberg Law Firm, which was founded in the 1920s on the principle that injured workers deserved representation against forces bigger than themselves. At Steinberg, he is concentrating on personal injury, workers’ compensation, and social security disability cases.
Ben earned his undergraduate degree...
Kelly is a member of the Charleston County Bar Association, Dorchester County Bar Association, Dorchester Chamber of Commerce, Injured Workers’ Advocates, the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, South Carolina Bar Association and its Young Lawyers Division. She is also a certified mediator.
Columbia, SC 29205
Road Suite 102
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
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Injured on the job?
The workers' compensation system attempts to streamline the process for handling work-related injuries and illnesses, such as a loss of limb, back injury, or repetitive strain injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. The system generally provides fixed remedies to employees suffering from work-related injuries without requiring the employee to prove fault, thereby minimizing the need for litigation and its associated costs. Benefits from workers' compensation insurance may include medical care, temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits, vocational rehabilitation, and death benefits.
The workers' compensation system is typically an alternative to filing a civil lawsuit for a personal injury claim, and in most cases, you may not pursue both avenues for compensation for an injury.
A workers' compensation lawyer can help you navigate the workers' compensation system to get the full benefits to which you are entitled. If your injury was caused by someone or something not covered by your employer's workers' compensation insurance, a workers' compensation attorney can help you file a third-party claim so that you get the compensation you deserve.
Sometimes workers' compensation attorneys also handle matters in personal injury or employment law. However, some attorneys also handle workers' compensation matters exclusively.
Cumulative injury: The career total of an employee's job-related injuries resulting in disabilities.
Third-party claim: A legal claim by an employee against a party who is not the employer and whose negligence caused injury during or in the course of employment.
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