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Attorneys at The Carolina Law Group Named to 2017 Legal Elite of the Upstate

2017 Legal Elite of the Upstate

The Carolina Law Group is proud to announce that Matt Whitehead, Nihar Patel, and Mitchell Byrd have been named to the 2017 Legal Elite of the Upstate list, as reported in the August 2017 issue of Greenville Business Magazine. Nihar was listed among attorneys for criminal law, Mitchell was listed for workers’ compensation, and Matt was not only listed for personal injury, but received the most votes overall in the personal injury category....

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What To Do When Your South Carolina Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied

Mitchell Byrd, Attorney, The Carolina Law Group

Unfortunately, sometimes legitimate workers’ compensation claims are denied. Your claim can be rejected for a variety of reasons by your employer and their insurance company, or by the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission. Although a denial or rejection is disheartening, it’s no reason to give up hope. It’s absolutely possible to succeed with a claim after it’s been denied initially. Here are some steps you can take.   ...

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A Refresher Course in Workers’ Comp Law

Mitchell Byrd, Attorney, Carolina Law Group, Greenville, SC

Today we’re going back to basics with a look at an area of law that our firm handles regularly, Workers’ Compensation. What is Workers’ Comp? Workers’ Compensation is an insurance program administered by the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission that is intended to protect both employee and employer. Employees who suffer injury while on the job, or develop medical conditions due to the nature of the job, can receive medical treatment and be compensated for their illnesses and injuries under the Workers’ Comp system. How does the Workers’ Comp program benefit both employee and employer? Workers’ Comp law states that if an employee’s illness...

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