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March 2015 Blog

  • Lessons From the Boom Boom Room: Revisiting the Employee/Independent Contractor Analysis

    The South Carolina Supreme Court recently decided a notable and somewhat salacious case involving an exotic dancer who was injured while plying her trade at – ahem – a “gentleman’s club” called the Studio 54 Boom Boom Room.  Reversing the SC Workers’ Compensation Commission and the Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court held that the…

    Posted 3/30/2015
  • Electronic Submissions Continue to Expand

    It is no secret that the SC Workers’ Compensation Commission has been slowly introducing new ways to go paperless over the past couple of years.   We attorneys have started submitting all of our briefs, apa submissions, and exhibits online, which should hopefully alleviate all those files that the commissioners have to transfer from jurisdiction to…

    Posted 3/19/2015
  • Welcome Commissioner Campbell!

    On March 5, 2015, the SC Senate confirmed Commissioner R. Michael Campbell’s six year appointment to the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission.  Commissioner Campbell is currently filling the vacant seat created by the resignation of Andrea C. Roche this past July.  His term on the SC Workers’ Compensation Commission expires in June 30, 2018. Commissioner…

    Posted 3/9/2015