SC Construction Accident Injures Three

Pickens County SC Construction Accident Injuries 3, No One Killed In the last week of January, a SC construction accident injured 3 people in Pickens County. Fortunately, no one was killed – the injured workers were sent to the hospital, although none had serious injuries. The construction project is part of an ongoing expansion for the Carolina Point Young Life Camp, and is being built by First Victory Construction based in Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia. When the project is completed, the new facility will accommodate as many as 408 new … [Read more...]

Work Stress Causes 10 Percent of Strokes

South Carolina Workers' Compensation Attorneys According to the results of a new study, mental stress at work may increase your risk of suffering a stroke. The results indicate that among middle class and upper class men, those who experienced psychological stress at work were about 1.4 times more likely to have a stroke than those not experiencing psychological stress on the job. Researchers said this means that overall, about 10 percent of strokes in this group can be attributed to work stress. The participants answered surveys … [Read more...]

SC Court Rules Employee Repetitive Injury Claim Timely Filed

South Carolina Workers' Compensation Attorneys Earlier this week, the South Carolina Court of Appeals issued a decision in King v. International Knife and Saw, ruling that an employee who suffers a repetitive work injury is entitled to benefits under the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Act if the employee files a worker's compensation claim within ninety days of the day that the employee first seeks medical treatment for the injury or is forced to miss work, even if the employee has known that there was a problem for years. Under the … [Read more...]