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July 2017 Blog

  • Electronic Payment of Compensation

    On May 5, 2017, Title 42 was amended to include Section 42-9-450 which allows payment of compensation to claimants to be made by check or electronic payment systems but requires the payment to be made “in accordance with the policies, procedures, or regulations as provided by the Commission.”  Commissioner Barden signed an Administrative Order on…

    Posted 7/26/2017
  • Clemmons Wars: A New Hope?

    I attended the summer meeting of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association in Asheville this past weekend. Five of our seven commissioners attended as well, and the Clemmons case dominated every aspect of every discussion. It was sort of like being at the Twelve Oaks BBQ right before the Civil War started, except instead…

    Posted 7/20/2017