How To File A Workers’ Compensation Claim in South Carolina
Watch this video by experienced South Carolina workers’ comp lawyer Matthew Breen to learn about the process of filing a workers’ compensation claim if you’ve been injured on the job in South Carolina.
If you or someone you love was injured at work due to the carelessness, recklessness, or wrongful conduct of another, contact Lowcountry Law, LLC for a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.
Were you injured on the job and have questions about how to go about filing for workers’ compensation benefits?
Whenever you get injured at work, the first thing that you need to do is you need to report it to your employer. You need to request medical treatment. You need to get that initial medical treatment. But during all this, as soon as you get injured, you need to contact me because I am extremely experienced in workers’ compensation claims. It’s the bulk of what I do in my law practice.
How it works is I’ll be fighting for you. We’ll be filing paperwork through the South Carolina Workers Compensation Commission. I’ll be communicating with your employer’s insurance company. I’ll be communicating with the lawyer for your employer and their insurance company.
And at the end of the day, you making a worker’s compensation claim, it’s not going to hurt your employer. They have insurance for this sort of thing. And you cannot get fired in South Carolina if you file a worker’s compensation claim. That is illegal.
So at the end of the day, if you get hurt at work, there are laws and insurance in place for you to be taken care of. It’s not that you’re going after your employer. It’s not that you’re going to get fired for filing a worker’s compensation claim. Keep that in mind, and hire me as soon as you get hurt.
If you or someone you love was injured at work due to someone else’s negligence, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries. Schedule a free consultation with dedicated South Carolina work injury lawyer Matthew Breen and let his experience work for you.