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Firefighters Denied Workers’ Compensation Claims for Work-Related Cancer

74-year-old Steve Dillman, who spent 38 years as a firefighter, was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2008. Doctors told him it was caused by smoking. Dillman says, “I thought it had to be job-related, because I’ve never smoked a day in my life. I don’t chew. I don’t drink excessively … and that’s the three […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 able to pay your bills while you are out of work. In […]

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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 that can be a long and challenging process. Ultimately, you probably have […]