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January 2019 Blog

  • Net Present Value Tables

    Pursuant to Reg. 67-1605(E)5, the Net Present Value for 101-500 weeks are calculated at the yield-to-maturity rate of the 5 year US Treasury Note reported by the Federal Reserve on the first business day following January 1st. The Regulation further states the discount rate shall not exceed 6% or be less than 2%. The 5…

    Posted 1/22/2019
  • 2019 SC WC Fundamentals

    Happy new year everyone!  From all of us at YCRLAW, we wish you a successful and joyous 2019. As we do every year, our Workers’ Compensation group has created an information sheet on South Carolina Workers’ Compensation laws, which includes information about scheduled members, SC forms, and compensation rates.  Please save this to your desktop…

    Posted 1/10/2019
  • 2019 Increases

    Happy New Year!  We hope you all had wonderful holidays and are recharged for a successful 2019. Increases in maximum compensation rates are about as certain as death and taxes.  The maximum compensation rate for 2019 is $845.74, which is a $7.53 increase over the 2018 maximum rate.  This is the smallest increase in 10…

    Posted 1/2/2019