Workers’ Compensation

Matt Story attorney office
The Clawson and Staubes workers’ compensation team offers experience handling all levels of workers’ compensation claims. We represent individuals, insurance carriers, employers, businesses, self-insured funds, and TPA’s in every type of workers’ compensation related matter. Our workers’ compensation attorneys have decades of experience and are here to assist you in bringing your case to a favorable result.

South Carolina, like most states, offers a statutory system designed to provide financial protection for workers who are injured or killed on the job. This system is called “workers’ compensation.” Pursuant to South Carolina’s workers compensation statutes, an injured worker can recover medical expenses, lost earnings, and disability benefits if injured on the job – even if the employer did nothing wrong to cause or contribute to the workplace accident. Navigating the workers’ compensation system can be complex. You need an attorney with the background, experience, and knowledge necessary to understand the intricacies of workers’ compensation law, which is constantly evolving and changing. Thus, it is important to retain an attorney with extensive experience in the workers’ compensation system.

Workers’ compensation benefits may be available to workers who have suffered a wide variety of different types of on the job injuries and illnesses. In South Carolina, some of the most common accident and illnesses that lead to workers’ compensation claims include, but are not limited to:

  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Trip and fall accidents
  • Repetitive motion injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Occupational illnesses
  • Chemical exposure
  • Knee Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Hernias
  • Back injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Loss of hearing
  • Burns
  • Herniated and bulging discs

Our workers’ compensation attorneys have experience with each of these areas. Our attorneys offer insight and straightforward analysis of a claim’s viability and value, and work closely with clients to develop a strategy and find a solution. We routinely appear in front of the Workers’ Compensation Commission to litigate claims. Our attorneys also handle the appeals of workers’ compensation matters and understand that many times workers’ compensation claims are ultimately won at the appellate level.

The Clawson and Staubes workers’ compensation team frequently gives seminars on topics related to workers’ compensation law and are active in the Workers Compensation Educational Association and workers’ compensation section of the Defense Research Institute (DRI). In addition to handling claims, attorneys Matt Story and Peggy Urbanic are certified mediators and frequently mediate workers’ compensation cases.

Whether your claim involves a straightforward on the job injury or a complex disputed claim, Clawson and Staubes’ workers’ compensation attorneys have the skills and knowledge necessary to help. If you are in need of a workers’ compensation attorney, Clawson and Staubes can provide you with the professional services you deserve.

Consult with an Workers Compensation Attorney

If you are in need of a South Carolina workers compensation attorney, our legal team at Clawson and Staubes is available to assist you. Contact us at (843) 577-2026 to learn more about our services. While our team is located in our Charleston office, we are available to those located throughout the Carolinas.

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