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June 2018 Blog

  • SCWCC Addresses Issues Raised by Rhame v. Charleston County School District

    The Charleston County School District employed Ricky Rhame as a heating and air conditioning technician from 1987 to 2009. His job frequently required him to lift heating and air conditioning equipment. On September 29, 2009, Rhame filed a Form 50 alleging that on May 4, 2009, he sustained a back injury from repetitively lifting heavy…

    Posted 6/21/2018
  • Fundamentals Series: Calculating Permanency Benefits in South Carolina

    As you know, we generally post updates on South Carolina case law or other events in the Workers’ Compensation world.  However, I have received several questions from clients lately (many who are new to workers’ compensation) about how to calculate  a permanency award or a settlement offer in South Carolina.  The short answer is:  it…

    Posted 6/4/2018