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Can Your Job Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome afflicts more than 1 in 20 adults in the United States. It is the basis for many workers’ compensation claims. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome [CTS] occurs when the nerve that runs from the forearm to the wrist becomes squeezed or compressed.”(HealthDay.com) What are the Symptoms? Symptoms, as well Read More

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On-the-Job Motor Vehicle Accidents Up, Smartphone Usage Possibly Linked

                     New technology has cars steering themselves, braking automatically, warning drivers of other cars nearby, and helping the driver maintain safe following distances. Despite safety improvements, and this cutting-edge technology, motor vehicle accidents (MVA’s) in the United States are on the rise. Although Workers’ Compensation (WC) claims have declined overall (due to workplace automation, robotics Read More

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Five Careers That Put You at the Highest Risk for Cancer

Some jobs put you at a higher health risk, like fighting fires, chasing bad guys, or construction work. Then there are jobs that put you at equal risk (possibly even higher), with “more hidden but equally sinister side effects.” (15 Jobs That Put You at a Higher Risk of Cancer) Increased safety regulations over the Read More

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How the Value of Workers’ Compensation Claim is Determined in South Carolina

How the Value of Workers’ Compensation Claim is Determined in South Carolina Suffering a serious injury on the job can be very stressful. You will probably have a lot on your mind as you try to figure out how you will pay for any treatment. Also, you will be wondering about how you will be Read More

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How Much Will Workers’ Comp Pay for an Amputation in South Carolina?

How Much Will Workers’ Comp Pay for an Amputation in South Carolina? If you’ve lost a limb (or the use of a limb) in an on-the-job accident in South Carolina, you’re probably out of work and trying to stay afloat in a sea of bills. You may be considering filing a workers’ compensation claim, but Read More

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