Georgetown County, South Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers
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...
The Derrick Law Firm represents individuals that are seriously injured, or the family of those wrongfully killed, due to car accidents, truck collisions, motorcycle crashes, and jet-ski and boating accidents. The Derrick Law Firm represents individuals disabled or temporarily injured in work place accidents as well as cases where insurance companies have unreasonably delayed or denied an insurance claim.
For more information about your case, www.derricklawfirm.com offers three...
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...
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.
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.
In addition, I file lawsuits against insurance companies on behalf of individuals facing denied homeowner's claims.
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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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