What Benefits are Injured Employees Entitled to in South Carolina

Dirk J. Derrick
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If you are injured on the job in South Carolina, you may qualify for Worker’s Compensation benefits. There are five types of benefits that you may be entitled to depending on the facts of your case. Those include: temporary disability, permanent disability, death, disfigurement, and medical benefits.  Temporary Disability is compensation you are entitled to after an accident while you are receiving treatment.  Temporary Disability comes in two forms: Temporary Total if you are totally unable to work, and Temporary Partial if you can work but not as much as before the injury.   Permanent Disability is available to those who have a permanent impairment to a body part after receiving all available medical treatment and being released by your treating physician.  Death Benefits are entitled to family members of workers killed on the job.  Disfigurement benefits are available for certain disfigurements. Medical benefits include treatment and medication for work related injuries.   Every case is different and the benefits available depend on the circumstances of each case.  

Have You Been Injured On The Job And Need To File A Workers' Compensation Claim?

If you've been hurt at your job you need to speak with an experienced workers' compensation attorney as soon as possible. Please contact us online or call our Conway, South Carolina office directly at 843.248.7486 to schedule your free consultation. We are also able to meet clients at our Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet, Mt. Pleasant, Columbia, North Myrtle Beach or North Charleston office locations.

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