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March 2020 Blog

  • Covid-19 and Its Impact on Workers’ Compensation Claims in South Carolina

    I initially sent out a short blog on Covid-19 a couple of weeks ago.  As you are well aware, since that time things have moved very quickly, and we are now under a state of emergency.  The numbers of those diagnosed in South Carolina keep growing daily.  As of Sunday at 3:33, DHEC reported 195…

    Posted 3/24/2020
  • Cyber Concerns and Covid-19

    We hope that you and your family are all safe and practicing smart, hygienic practices during this crazy time.  Now more than ever we must also continue with smart practices online.  As you or your employees work from home, please continue to use VPNs to access work information.  Employees should be encouraged to keep their…

    Posted 3/24/2020
  • Coronavirus and Girlfriends

    As of March 17, 2020, the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission was going to continue to conduct hearings as scheduled. Requests for postponements or cancellations will be addressed on a case-by-case basis by the jurisdictional Commissioner. Unless a party is notified that a hearing is canceled, the hearing will move forward. If you are a…

    Posted 3/19/2020
  • The Future of Passwords

    The average person has 85 passwords.  Many people use the same password for every website, which is dangerous if one of those sites gets breached.  Some people save their passwords in a document on their personal computer, which is only as safe as the computer itself.  Some people use password managers, which can be great…

    Posted 3/9/2020
  • Preparing for the Coronavirus

    In the immortal words of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, “don’t panic.”  The Coronavirus (specifically COVID-19) is certainly an emerging outbreak, and we should be prepared, even if South Carolina doesn’t seem to be under an urgent threat.  For the latest updates, I would recommend that you avoid social media and go straight to…

    Posted 3/4/2020