What Types of Injuries or Illnesses are Covered by Workers Compensation?

Watch this video by experienced South Carolina workers’ comp lawyer Matthew Breen to learn about workers’ compensation and what types of injuries or illnesses qualify as covered claims 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 or a loved one injured at work and have questions about the types of injuries or illnesses that are covered by workers’ compensation in South Carolina?

A variety of injuries are covered. But the key is those acute injuries, and by acute, I mean you were walking down steps, you fell, you were on a ladder, you fell, something where the injury; bam. It happens.

All sorts of injuries like that are covered. In addition, you have certain occupational injuries that are covered. You’re breathing asbestos and something like that. In addition, certain repetitive injuries. You’re on a machine, and you’re having to do it all the time, and you hurt your wrist, something like that.

But the key is that if you’re hurt at work, you need a lawyer, regardless of what the injury is, and you need a lawyer to figure out what the exact injury is, the best course of action to pursue that injury, and workers compensation claim. The best thing to do is, as soon as you’re injured, any sort of injury, is to contact me to pursue your interest in your worker’s compensation claim.

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 workers’ comp lawyer Matthew Breen and let his experience work for you.