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10-27-2017

Worker’s compensation under South Carolina law

Worker's Compensation under South Carolina Law

In most cases, filing for workers’ compensation in South Carolina is the only option for a workplace injury or illness because the law generally does not allow a worker to sue an [...]

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10-06-2017

Are older workers at greater risk for injury in the workplace?

According to federal statistics reviewed by the Associated Press, there has been a decrease in the number of workplace fatalities but the rate at which older workers are dying in t [...]

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06-21-2017

Why You Can’t Afford a Heat Stroke

The Holy City might have its southern charm, but that charm also welcomes intense summer heat and humidity. Did you know 400 people die annually  [...]

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05-26-2017

How Susceptible Are Nurses to Injuries While On The Job? Attorney Catherine Meehan Knows From Firsthand Experience.

What sets Steinberg Law Firm apart from the rest? Many of our attorneys have more than one professional skill set, which helps shape a few of their current legal passions. Take Att [...]

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02-20-2017

Ladder Injuries

Worksites that require handling and climbing ladders can be especially dangerous.  Ladders are not only dangerous to persons using them, they are dangerous to other people sta [...]

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01-20-2017

Can I Be Fired for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

A common concern for workers who are injured on the job is whether filing a Workers’ Compensation claim will end up costing them their job. In South Carolina it is illegal fo [...]

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01-13-2017

A Common Work Injury: Forklift Accidents

Forklifts, or powered industrial trucks, are typically used to move materials, but can be used for other purposes in the work place, too.  Forklift accidents rank among the hi [...]

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12-30-2016

Protecting Yourself from Cold-Related Work Injuries

Cold weather can be dangerous for workers who are exposed outdoors or in poorly insulated work areas. Workers are at risk when temperatures drop below normal for their region and w [...]

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11-18-2016

Attorney Malcolm Crosland Received President’s Award from WILG

Attorney Malcolm Crosland received a President’s Award from the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) on September 25th, 2016 for exemplifying WILG’s mis [...]

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11-01-2016

Social Security Disability Benefits and Workers’ Compensation Offsets

A common question we get from many of our clients deals with the issue of filing for both workers' comp and social security disability benefits. Some injured workers who are e [...]

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10-14-2016

Nurses Are Especially Susceptible to Work Related Injuries

Nurses are, many times, the front line of most medical facilities. Their responsibilities require proper skills to face some of the most unexpected challenges.  [...]

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09-15-2016

What Are My First Steps After a Workplace Accident?

If you have been hurt in a workplace accident in Charleston, it can be difficult to know just what to do. In South Carolina, workers are protected under the worker’s compensa [...]

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