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January 2013

  • An Unusual and Extraordinary Piece of Legislation

    The South Carolina House of Representatives has introduced Bill H3147, which would amend South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Statute by removing the current requirement that stress, mental injuries and mental illness unaccompanied by physical injury be the result of unusual and extraordinary conditions of a claimant’s particular employment. The proposed bill  removes the requirement that claimants…

  • 2013 Maximum Compensation Rate

    The Workers’ Compensation Commission has announced that the Maximum Compensation Rate for 2013 is $743.72. This is in keeping with the trend to raise the Maximum Compensation Rate by about $20 every year. If you have any questions about this, please feel free to call or email me.