Workers' Compensation

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South Carolina: Recreation Superintendent’s Accident Retrieving Keys Did Not Arise Out of and In the Course of Employment
Posted on 2 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A South Carolina appellate court affirmed a decision by the state’s Appellate Panel that a former Superintendent of the Parks and Recreation Department for the City of Spartanburg was not in the course and scope of his employment when he was killed... Read More

South Carolina: Guaranty Association Ordered to Pay Penalties and Interests Where It Failed to Pay Claim in Timely Fashion
Posted on 17 Jan 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of South Carolina recently held in relevant part that with regard to the handling of claims related to insolvent workers’ compensation carriers, the "covered claim" limitation applies only in the context of claims deriving... Read More

South Carolina: Supreme Court Moves Close to Positional Risk Standard in Hallway Fall Case
Posted on 16 Jan 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of South Carolina, moving ever so close to a positional risk standard, reversed a decision by the state’s Court of Appeals, holding that an office employee could recover benefits for injuries sustained when she fell as she walked... Read More