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Do Independent Contractors Get Workers’ Compensation

Do Independent Contractors Get Workers’ Compensation?

Typically, independent contractors cannot obtain workers’ compensation benefits. That said, in many cases, employers misclassify workers as independent contractors either intentionally or unintentionally. Regardless of the employer’s intent, if you have been misclassified as an independent contractor when you are actually an employee, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Employee vs. Independent Contractors …

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Momentum Building for Tougher Distracted Driving Laws

Distracted driving is a growing concern for drivers in and around Greenville. With a growing population and the rise of mobile technology, car accidents caused by distracted drivers have increased. These incidents can lead to serious injuries for victims.  How common are distracted driving accidents? Car accidents are not uncommon. During the latest reporting year …

Truckers In SC Required to Use Electronic Logging Devices

Thousands of large commercial trucks cross South Carolina roadways each day, and these vehicles are essential parts of our strong economy. A recent change took place that could increase truck safety on the roadway. Truck drivers are now required to use “electronic logging devices” to keep track of their hours of service. What this change …

SC One of Two States Without Laws Supporting Firefighter Cancer Protections

Firefighters are heroes in our society. Not only do they save homes and businesses from fire, but they are also regularly the first people to arrive at the scene of a medical emergency or traffic crash. Unfortunately, firefighters face significant hidden dangers that many people in the general public do not think about. They are …

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

If you made the difficult decision to place your elderly loved one in a nursing home, you are not alone. Over two million seniors now live in assisted living facilities and nursing homes throughout the United States. Nursing homes have a legal and moral responsibility to care for their elderly residents. Unfortunately, the reports of …

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What Is Considered Nursing Home Negligence?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that any action or inaction that fails to adequately meet the basic needs of an elderly resident of a nursing home will rise to the level of elder neglect. If you discover or suspect that your elderly loved one has suffered any kind of nursing home neglect …