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August 2013 Blog

  • New Mediation Workshops

    The SC Workers’ Compensation Commission has announced it will be providing informational workshops on the new mandatory mediation regulation. These workshops will be held at various sites across South Carolina. Further details and registration will be available on August 23, 2013. For more information click here.

    Posted 8/19/2013
  • You’ll Be Just Fine Now

    Filing forms and paying fines is sort of a rite of passage for claims’ handlers managing claims in South Carolina. There are regulations in South Carolina that address the filing of some forms and the fines associated with failure to do so; however, there are some instances where the Commission has broad discretion under the…

    Posted 8/19/2013
  • Good Info for Informal Conferences

    Good Info for Informal Conferences The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission just published an Advisory Notice reminding adjusters that failed informal conferences will be scheduled for hearings and that the deputy commissioners will be looking for a Form 14b from the treating physician at the informal conference. Ginger Crocker tells me that while the deputy…

    Posted 8/15/2013