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South Carolina Workers’ Compensation and Coronavirus: Light Duty Workers Entitled to Benefits During Coronavirus Pandemic

Any employee who was working light duty but now cannot do so due to the coronavirus is entitled to temporary total disability payments through South Carolina workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation…

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South Carolina Workers Compensation and Coronavirus

S.C Legislators Continue to Push for Greater Workers’ Compensation Protections for Healthcare Workers and Essential Employees Who Contract COVID-19

New reporting suggests that addressing the coronavirus in South Carolina and other states in the South could be difficult as states move to lift restrictions on movement and businesses.  The…

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Coronavirus Concerns: Fired for Filing South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claim

While understandable that employees are worried about losing their jobs during the coronavirus crisis, employees should know that their jobs are protected if they are injured on the job and…

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Evidence of Long-Term Health Impairments from the Coronavirus Emphasize the Importance of Workers’ Compensation for South Carolina Healthcare Workers Contracting the Virus

Medical reports from treating the coronavirus indicate lasting health impacts for those infected. These reports heighten concerns that the coronavirus causes long-term impairment for which infected healthcare workers should receive…

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Minnesota Enacts New Law to Expand Workers’ Compensation Protections for Coronavirus Infections

While debate continues in South Carolina as to whether to expand workers’ compensation protections for first responders and healthcare workers battling COVID-19, the Minnesota legislature took action this week passing…

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Infected Healthcare Workers Receive Workers Compensation Protection in Washington State

The State of Washington, the first place in the United States to have a massive outbreak of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, announced that it is taking steps to…

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