What Exactly is the Vocational Exam in a Workers’ Compensation Case?

Your Workers’ Compensation claim involves several steps, starting with proper medical care. Once you have been treated for your on-the-job injury, a vocational exam will be performed to determine your injury’s impact on your future. Why is vocational exam in workers’ compensation claim important? Hoffman Law Firm explains – Let’s begin. What is a Vocational Exam … Continued

Do I Need to Use Sick Leave for a Workers’ Compensation Claim in South Carolina? 

Workers’ Compensation can be confusing, with employees often believing myths and misinformation. Some employers use their workers’ ignorance to their advantage, following their misaligned moral compass instead of the law. Bad employers may even misuse sick leave for workers’ comp victims – let us explain. If you have been hurt at work, it is important to … Continued

7 Common Myths Related to Workers’ Compensation

If you have been injured in an on-the-job accident, it is important that your next steps are the right ones. Hoffman Law Firm can help, offering trusted legal advice and legal counsel as you pursue the benefits you deserve. With experienced skills to offer clarity on your case and separate facts, fiction and myths about … Continued

6 Common Mistakes In A Workers’ Compensation Claim

If you have been hurt at work, your next steps are pivotal. Even a minor mistake could jeopardize your claim and put your compensation at risk. Here at Hoffman Law Firm, our Workers’ Compensation attorneys can help ensure your road to recovery is a smooth one, offering trusted legal guidance along the way. We can … Continued

What Injury Risks Does A Longshoreman (Dock Worker) Face On The Job?

On-the-job injuries are common among local maritime workers, with hazardous workplace conditions putting them at risk. Longshoremen, shipbuilders, stevedores and shipbreakers face numerous threats each day as they load and unload cargo, repair large vessels and keep the supply chain running smoothly. The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act protects those who labor on docks … Continued

Dangerous Jobs: Most Common Workplace Injuries

While no career path is completely free of risk, some workplaces are more dangerous than others. Each year, workers face illness and injury – across the country and across industries. Unsafe work conditions are often to blame, putting countless employees at risk every time they clock in. Common Dangerous Workplace Jobs in 2020 Firstly, statistics … Continued

Is it Wise to Release My Medical Records in a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Workers’ Compensation claims can be complicated, especially if your injuries require extensive medical treatment. Certain details must be disclosed to the insurance company, but disclosing too much information could negatively impact your case. It’s feel uneasy speaking about medical records and workers’ comp. Walking this fine line is often difficult – but you do not … Continued

Who is Responsible for Your Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents are more common than you may think, often a direct result of a property owner’s negligence. If you have been injured in a slip and fall, you may be entitled to compensation. Yet for slip & fall liability, who is responsible? Here are a few things for injury victims to consider: Where … Continued

How Can a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Help Your Claim?

If you have been injured at work, getting the compensation you deserve should be simple – but this is not always the case. So, just how can a workers’ compensation lawyer help? Well, first understand that the Workers’ Compensation system can be difficult to navigate, which is why it is so important to entrust your … Continued

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim After a Fatal Car Accident

Summertime is a busy season here in the Lowcountry, with families flocking to the beach, cooling off at the pool and enjoying picnics and playdates. With our weekend schedules jam-packed – and many employees back at work – the roadways are busier than ever.  More drivers on the road means more potential for car accidents. … Continued

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