Frequently Asked Questions

What can disqualify me from South Carolina workers’ compensation?

When an employee suffers an injury or illness at the workplace or a work-related injury or illness, they may seek compensation from their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. However, certain circumstances and is qualify an employee from workers’ compensation benefits.

If the employee’s injury or illness is not work-related or did not occur in the workplace, the employee is ineligible for workers’ compensation. Next, employees are mandated to notify their employer of a work-related injury or illness immediately. If you are unable to report the accident to your employer within ninety days from the date of the injury you will be disqualified from workers’ compensation. The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act also provides a list of types of employment that disqualify a worker from receiving workers’ compensation even if their injury is work related. The list is as follows:

  • Casual employees whose employment is irregular, unpredictable, sporadic or short-term
  • People regularly employed with an employer with less than four employees or whose annual payroll for the previous calendar years is less than three thousand dollars regardless of number of employees
  • Agricultural employees
  • Railroad employees
  • Licensed real estate salespeople
  • Federal employees in South Carolina

Other Workers’ Compensation FAQs:

When an employee suffers an injury or illness at the workplace or a work-related injury or illness, they may seek compensation from their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. However, certain circumstances and is qualify an employee from workers’ compensation benefits.

If the employee’s injury or illness is not work-related or did not occur in the workplace, the employee is ineligible for workers’ compensation. Next, employees are mandated to notify their employer of a work-related injury or illness immediately. If you are unable to report the accident to your employer within ninety days from the date of the injury you will be disqualified from workers’ compensation. The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act also provides a list of types of employment that disqualify a worker from receiving workers’ compensation even if their injury is work related. The list is as follows:

  • Casual employees whose employment is irregular, unpredictable, sporadic or short-term
  • People regularly employed with an employer with less than four employees or whose annual payroll for the previous calendar years is less than three thousand dollars regardless of number of employees
  • Agricultural employees
  • Railroad employees
  • Licensed real estate salespeople
  • Federal employees in South Carolina

Other Workers’ Compensation FAQs:

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