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What Long-Term Recovery from Brain Injury Means to Your Personal Injury Case

Monty Desai | Partner & Attorney | CLG

Each year, approximately 2.8 million people experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that results in a trip to the Emergency Department, hospitalization, or death, according to the CDC. While many mild brain injuries like concussions resolve quickly with no problem, more severe brain injuries can cause devastating long-term problems.  If you’ve sustained a moderate or severe brain injury in a motor vehicle accident, a fall, or another accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be wondering how it affects your personal injury case and what you can recover. Here are some points to consider....

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How Much Money Am I Supposed to Get While I’m Out of Work?

Monty Desai | Partner & Attorney | CLG

Lost wages are a key benefit of workers’ compensation and take the place of your regular paycheck while you’re out from work recovering from your injury or illness. But do lost wages cover the full amount of your paycheck? If not, how much are you entitled to in South Carolina? Read on to find out. How much money am I entitled to in lost wages in South Carolina? You are not entitled to the full amount of your paycheck through workers’ compensation. The law allows a compensation rate of 66 2/3% of your...

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How to Get Workers Compensation for an Occupational Disease in South Carolina

Monty Desai | Partner & Attorney | CLG

The Workers’ Compensation system in South Carolina provides compensation to employees who have been injured or become ill in the course of their job. In order for a workers’ comp claim to be successful, it needs to be shown that the employee was harmed while on the job. While this may be relatively easy when it comes to an acute injury, it becomes more challenging with respect to an occupational disease...

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