The South Carolina Worker's Compensation Commission has approved an increase in the maximum weekly pay by 2.3% for those injured on the job beginning January 1, 2016.
The maximum pay a worker may receive per week is $784.03. That total is up from $776.05 that the commission set for 2015.
Workers who receive weekly pay from worker's compensation are paid 66 and 2/3% of their average wage up to the new maximum set by the commission.
If you are injured on the job and are in need of a worker's compensation attorney, contact Attorney Dirk Derrick of The Derrick Law Firm. With over 29 years experience in worker's compensation and personal injury law, he will work to get you the benefits you need. Call for your free consultation, 843-248-7486.
The Derrick Law Firm has offices located in Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Conway, Charleston, North Charleston, and Mt. Pleasant, SC.