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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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The Number of Lowcountry Healthcare Workers Infected with COVID-19 Continues to Rise and Hospitals Deny their Employees are Contracting the Coronavirus at Work

The State newspaper reports the number of hospital workers in the Charleston area with confirmed cases of the coronavirus climbed to fifty-five. The State reports those cases include forty-one cases…

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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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Death of New Orleans’ Nurse From Coronavirus Highlights the Workplace Risks South Carolina’s Healthcare Workers Face

Healthcare workers face an increased risk of contracting the coronavirus, which can be very serious, leading to a need for a ventilator and a risk of death. Initial reports from…

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Can COVID-19 Be an Occupational Illness Covered Under South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Laws?

Under South Carolina’s workers’ compensation laws, an “occupational disease” is “a disease arising out of the course and scope of employment which is due to hazards in excess of those…

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Attorney David T. Pearlman of Steinberg Law Firm Obtains $550K Settlement Award in South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case Using New Medical Technology

The South Carolina workers’ compensation program allows injured workers to obtain much-needed compensation while they recover from their injuries. While the workers’ compensation program is designed to be quicker and…

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