SC: Haley Gives Her Take On WC

SC: Haley Gives Her Take On WC

Columbia, SC (CompNewsNetwork) - Republican gubernatorial nominee Nikki Haley touted her plan on resolving South Carolina's Workers' Compensation issues:

Workers’ Compensation and Tort Reform

At its core, the workers’ compensation issue is one of insurance that protects workers, employers, and taxpayers by streamlining the processing of injured workers’ claims in a fair manner.  From 2004 to 2007, workers’ compensation premiums increased almost 50 percent, which is not surprising considering that disability ratings issued by the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission (WCC) are on average more than 80 percent higher than if the WCC used objective standards.  South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation … read more