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2015 Sees Jump in Number of Workplace Deaths

By The Chad Pye Law Firm |

Workers must count on their employers to keep them safe on the job, especially when those workers do a job that requires them to put their physical well-being at risk. Despite this duty, many workers end up injured or worse as a result of on-the-job accidents. According to recently-released statistics, 2015 was the deadliest… Read More »

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Ladder Falls Can Result in Serious Injuries to Workers

By The Chad Pye Law Firm |

Construction work can come with a great deal of risk, no matter what role you’re playing on a job site. However, no job is as dangerous as work done at a height. Ladder falls are a particularly common cause of injury on a construction job site, and can cause long-term health consequences for victims…. Read More »


Informal Conferences During Workers’ Compensation – What You Need to Know

By The Chad Pye Law Firm |

When an employee is injured on-the-job in South Carolina, they have the right to seek compensation for their injury regardless of fault through workers’ compensation insurance. This type of insurance pays for a worker’s medical bills, and even lost wages, when the employee has to miss work. As part of this process, an injured… Read More »


Surveillance After a Workers’ Compensation Claim

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After you file a claim for Workers’ Compensation benefits, your employer may have suspicions about whether or not your claims are legitimate; perhaps your supervisor believes that you are exaggerating the extent of your injury in order to collect additional benefits, or the company may just not want to pay your Workers’ Compensation claim…. Read More »


Claims for Fatal Injuries On the Job in South Carolina

By The Chad Pye Law Firm |

It is truly devastating to lose a loved one in a workplace accident. Losing a spouse or parent in their physical prime may leave your family without a source of income, as well. South Carolina provides a way for those who have lost a close family member to recover Workers’ Compensation benefits for a… Read More »

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Workers in Healthcare Settings Especially Vulnerable to Workplace Injuries

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It might seem counterintuitive, but health care settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, and outpatient treatment facilities are some of the most dangerous places for workers in the US. Read on to learn more about what the research has shown about injuries to employees in health care settings, and forms and causes of injury… Read More »

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What to do after You’re Hurt on the Job in South Carolina

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Getting hurt on the job can be overwhelming and stressful. You may not know what to do or where to turn first to ensure that your claims for benefits are covered, that your family is cared for and that you can afford the expensive medical treatment and rehabilitation you’ll require. Read on to learn… Read More »

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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for a Repetitive Stress Injury?

By The Chad Pye Law Firm |

Some serious injuries don’t happen in a moment; they can build over time as a result of a particular task at your job, eventually becoming a source of pain that needs medical attention. As an employee, you’re just as entitled to compensation for work-related injuries which are cumulative, and not just for catastrophic injuries… Read More »

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Why South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claims Get Denied

By The Chad Pye Law Firm |

If you’ve been injured on the job in South Carolina and are unable to work, you probably need money fast in order to keep up with your family’s needs. If you’re seeking Workers’ Compensation, you want to ensure that the application you submit is the strongest possible application you can create, in order to… Read More »