Oh, how the government does love its forms. Cases concerning workers’ compensation are no exception! When an employee is injured on the job, or becomes ill as a result of work conditions, they are entitled workers’ compensation for lost wages, medical treatment, etc. In addition to reporting an injury to the employer in a timely manner, numerous forms will likely need to be filled out.
Below, we are going to take a look at these forms and offer a brief explanation of each for the state of South Carolina.
Please keep in mind that in order to work your way through government forms and enjoy a successful workers’ comp claim result, you would be well served by acquiring legal representation. The right attorney will know the ins and outs of the court system (if your case goes that far), have experience in workers’ compensation cases, and act in a committed, diligent manner to defend your rights. They will also help you gain a better understanding of the countless forms which may be required.
As most of us are well aware, the government can’t purchase a stick of gum without filling out the right forms. That may be an exaggeration, but it does seem like the government is exceedingly fond of paper trails. So, it should come as no surprise that, where workers compensation cases are concerned, there are numerous forms that can be required. What are they and what do they entail?
Here are four South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission forms:
These are, of course, not the only forms that South Carolina has put forth regarding workers’ compensation. For a list and description of all workers’ compensation forms,
You, as our client, are our number one priority. Whether you have suffered a family death, major injury, minor on-the-job injury, or something else, your concerns come first. We will assist you, as an injured employee, with seeking the required medical treatments, recovering lost wages, overcoming financial strains, and making a complete recovery. On behalf of our client’s cause we work in a dedicated, tireless, and vigilant manner.
If you or a loved one has suffered an on-the-job accident and need help with your case or workers’ compensation forms, contact Cardinal Law Partners now to schedule a free consultation with our workers’ compensation attorneys.