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November 2013 Blog

  • An Update On Mandatory Mediations

    About 5 months have passed since mandatory mediation began, and I have mediated over 100 cases since then and about 200 for this year as many were being ordered before the statute took effect. Below is a list of my “impressions”: I have been surprised how unprepared some carriers and lawyers have been. Mediation is…

    Posted 11/20/2013
  • South Carolina Court of Appeals Finds No Notice

    The South Carolina Court of Appeals recently issued a notable decision in which it denied benefits, determining that the testimony and evidence in the record did not support a finding that the claimant gave adequate and timely notice to his employer of a work-related back injury.┬áThis case is particularly noteworthy because the court reversed the…

    Posted 11/1/2013