Rock Hill Workers Compensation Lawyer
When you have been injured on the job, the expectation is that your company has taken care of you by paying Workers Compensation insurance during your tenure. What you most likely aren’t aware of is that the total of claims denied in South Carolina since 2017 are essentially equal to or greater than those which were approved!
Auger & Auger’s Accident and Injury Lawyers Rock Hill workers’ compensation attorney agrees that these benefits should in principle be handled satisfactorily by the insurance policy provided by your employer. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Though the provisions are there in the South Carolina code regulations — as in most states — the chances of your application initiating any action are severely lowered when you haven’t been made fully aware of the facts, your rights, and the best route to just compensation. We can help with that.
All Employees Face the Risk of Hazards
Whether your job is in retail, food service, day care, education, the trades or driving a bus — you are at risk. Though your employer is responsible for safe working conditions, it’s never a bad idea to keep your eye out for potentially perilous situations.
Here are some of the more obvious dangers you should try to avoid, using extra care or taking action to eliminate:
- Electric hazards; frayed cords, absent grounding pins
- Moving machinery that is within reach
- Cramped spaces with limited light and access
- Items on the floor which can cause you to trip
- Exposure to infectious patients, pets or toxic plants
- Prolonged exposure to sun, loud noises, extreme temperatures
- Unlabeled containers of paints, solvents, cleaning materials
- Welding vapors or fumes, carbon monoxide, pesticides
- Demands from the workload, intensity of deliverables
Always report any observance of dangerous conditions to your supervisor and watch for their follow-up. If no action is taken, you should take it up a notch and inform a top-level manager or file a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) if necessary.
We Want to be Your Advocate!
Auger & Auger’s Rock Hill workers compensation attorney is going to help you get the compensation you deserve. Always making sure you are kept abreast of any issues and informed about updates on your case, we promise that your confidence in us is merited.
One of the most important assurances we offer is our A&A Zero Fee Guarantee™ which pledges that our efforts on your behalf are performed without a retainer; we collect our fee when we win your case.
Call (803) 992-8878 today for your free consultation, with no fees due until recovery!