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October 2017

  • The Phantom Notice and Other Tales of Horror

    As one of my favorite holidays is upon us, I thought it might be a suitable time to reflect on the scary direction our appellate courts have been heading in the past year or so.  Each new case presents new challenges on the defense side of workers’ compensation law in South Carolina.  This is not…

  • Keeping an Eye on Opioids in Comp

    The United States is currently experiencing an epidemic of prescription opioid misuse and overdose. This is probably not the first time you have heard this news, but the sheer magnitude of the problem bears repeating. Overdose fatalities have doubled in the past 14 years, and drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death…

  • Comp Camp 2017

    It has been 3 long years since we have gotten together for our annual October comp camp fun fest. But, barring inclement weather, it will be “Full Speed Ahead” next week, from Sunday, 10/8 to Wednesday, 10/11. It looks like the Educational Association has put on an educational and entertaining program for us this year….