SC Supreme Court Decision Protects SC’s Injured Workers

The Post and Courier reported that the South Carolina Supreme Court recently held in favor of injured workers in a landmark workers’ compensation case. The injured worker in this case, 49-year-old Alli James, suffered a back injury after she fell down the stairs while working at Anne’s Dress Shop in downtown Charleston in 2002. She was rendered permanently disabled. The Court ruled that the Workers’ Compensation Commission has the authority to choose the method of accounting used when calculating workers’ compensation benefits. Prior … [Read more...]