Is there a fresh new way to approach the claims process when dealing with workers’ compensation matters?
Collins & Lacy’s attorney Rebecca Rayner has had the pleasure of speaking with Joe Paonessa of J.P. Investigative Group to help you understand what role investigations play in workers’ compensation cases. Head here to tune in to this new Legal Bench episode, recorded live at the 2021 South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association Meeting in… Continue Reading
South Carolina has a new state-of-the-art burn injury center within MUSC in Charleston, and Collins & Lacy’s attorney Lauren Trask caught up with its Chief of Burn Surgery at the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association Meeting in Myrtle Beach. Dr. Steven Kahn explains the latest procedures for burn treatment in the new episode of… Continue Reading
What training and risk management strategies are utilized by a large road and bridge construction company? Collins & Lacy Workers’ Compensation attorney, Jennifer Newman, speaks with Jeffrey Hanson of the United Infrastructure Group on today’s podcast episode. Listen here.
Earlier this week the South Carolina Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Appeals decision in Tucker v. S.C. Dept. of Transportation, Opinion No. 27906 (July 24, 2019). Filing a Form 50, Notice of Claim, within the year after the last payment of compensation will preserve the Claimant’s right to assert a change of condition. The… Continue Reading
[COLUMBIA, S.C., November 4, 2015] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce the firm has been recognized in the “Best Law Firms” 2016 list, just released by the U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The business defense firm earned a “Tier 1” ranking in the area of workers’ compensation law and was also recognized… Continue Reading
When you’ve been in the workers compensation industry for almost 40 years, you see a lot of changes. A few decades ago, workers’ compensation was a gold mine for claimants’ attorneys. The joke then was that, to win, all a claimants’ attorney had to do was show up at the hearing with a client. And… Continue Reading
Happy Tuesday! Post by Anne Marie Hempy As we make our way to the holiday weekend, I am going to post some brief workers’ comp case law updates each day through Thursday. These case law updates originally appeared in the Spring newsletter edition of South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Quarterly. If you like reading stuff like this,… Continue Reading
Don’t worry; I am not Nostradamus or Glenn Beck. I am not predicting the Federal Government will shut down because of a budget crisis (although I would not be surprised if it did), but I am predicting that mail carrying “required information” will not reach the South Carolina Second Injury Fund (SIF) after June 30,… Continue Reading
Greetings! Although one of the perks of working at Collins and Lacy is starring in “The Professor’s” (a.k.a Stan Lacy’s) Comp Camp movies, the real benefit of practicing law here is being a part of a team of dedicated and talented attorneys working for businesses of South Carolina. That being said, let’s get to the meat of this post… Continue Reading