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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for South Carolina on
Q: What is the statute of limitations for a work accident in South Carolina?
Gary Christmas
Gary Christmas answered on Mar 10, 2011

While there are exceptions to the rule the statute of limitations is 2 years from the date of your work accident.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Arizona on
Q: I got hurt at work in dec 28th 2010 and workmans comp is not paying me yet what do i do ?
Gary Christmas
Gary Christmas answered on Mar 10, 2011

You should either file with your local Commission or have an attorney in your area assit you in doing so. If the insurance company/employer will not voluntarily do what they are supposed to do by law, then you have to move before your Commission seeking an Order making them.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for South Carolina on
Q: What is the notice deadline for reporting an accident in South Carolina?
Gary Christmas
Gary Christmas answered on Mar 10, 2011

While there are exceptions to the rule, 90 days from that date of the accident.

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for South Carolina on
Q: Got injured at work and fractured left elbow and I am now 3% disabled in elbow. Workers comp wants togive me a settlemet

Accident was caused by a metal stub sticking out of the concrete to hold some doors closed. After I injured myself the property owners have cut these off, do I have a case

Gary Christmas
Gary Christmas answered on Mar 10, 2011

First, the 3% you were given by your doctor is likely impairment (which is a medical determination) and not disability (which is a legal determination). Your disability is likely greater than your impairment. If your doctor is recommending future medical treatment you usually should not settle... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for New Jersey on
Q: Does workmens comp cover me on my break?
Gary Christmas
Gary Christmas answered on Mar 10, 2011

Each state WC system is different so you need to contact an attorney in your area. The initial consultation is usually free and make sure you establish this up front. In many states like South Carolina where I practice, you are covered on your break as long as there is no "substantial... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for South Carolina on
Q: What happens if you can not afford a lawyer and you are being sued in a civil lawsuit
Gary Christmas
Gary Christmas answered on Feb 24, 2011

There may be a pro-bono (free legal services) program that can help you depending on what type of civil suit you have against you. You should contact the South Carolina Bar @ 800 868 2284 to obtin a list of all current pro-bono programs available. Best of luck.

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