Is stress or mental injury covered under Worker’s Compensation?

If you have a mental injury caused by an extraordinary or unusual event while on the job, it may covered under Worker’s Compensation.

The South Carolina Worker's Compensation Act covers a variety of injuries that occur on the job. There are some restrictions or requirements for mental injuries.The injury must pass a two part test to determine if it is covered through worker's compensation.

For more information on if your injury is covered, please read our full blog detailing the requirements for mental injuries on the job. You may also call SC Workers' Compensation Attorney Dirk Derrick for your free consultation at 843-248-7496.