Being injured on the job can be terrifying, especially if your injuries prevent you from being able to return to work for a period of time. However, if you are able to go back to work after being injured on the job, it’s important that you understand workers’ compensation return-to-work restrictions. At the Marc Brown Law Firm, our South Carolina workers’ compensation attorney is here to guide you through return-to-work restrictions in our state. Reach out to us today to learn more about how we can help.

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Being in a car accident can result in serious injuries, some of which may lead to short- or long-term disability and suffering. While an injury can affect any part of the body, one area that is often affected is the back. Take a look at some common back injuries in car accidents. If you have suffered from one of these injuries and have questions about your car accident claim and your right to compensation, our experienced lawyers can help. Contact our South Carolina law firm today to learn more.

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Statistics show that the risk of a motorcyclist dying in a crash is much greater than the risk of an occupant of a standard motor vehicle. However, with safe behaviors, paying attention to the road, and defensive operation, the risk of a crash—and certainly a fatal crash—can be reduced. One behavior in particular that can increase the risk of a motorcycle accident is lane splitting. If you’re a motorcyclist in South Carolina, here’s what you need to know about lane splitting, its risks, and how a lane-splitting accident may affect your right to recovery.

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Being involved in a crash with a truck can be a tragic and terrifying experience. Faster than you even know what happened, a large truck can collide with your vehicle, resulting in permanent injuries, psychological harm, and high economic expenses. When this happens, it can be difficult to know what to do, let alone how to possibly recover the amount of compensation that you truly deserve. That’s why it’s important to consider the following tips on how to win a truck accident lawsuit in South Carolina to improve the outcome of your case.

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Being injured on the job can be scary and upsetting. This is especially true if the injury suffered is serious enough to prevent the worker from returning to the job, resulting in medical bills and lost wages. Knowing what to expect after an on-the-job injury can give you some actionable steps and peace of mind. In this post, we’ll take a look at how South Carolina workers’ compensation settlements work.

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When you’re injured due to another person’s negligence, recovering compensation for your harm is of the utmost importance. What’s more, you don’t want to suffer unreasonable delays in recovering your compensation award—you should be compensated as soon as possible. Unfortunately, getting the settlement offer that you deserve in a timely manner can be complicated.

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While there are few positive associations with being involved in a car accident, one silver lining that people recognize is the potential of being compensated for their injuries via their car insurance company. Indeed, many people assume that so long as they maintain car insurance and have made their insurance premium payments on time and in full, their insurer will be nothing but cooperative when it comes to offering them a settlement.

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One of the most frustrating parts of being in a car accident is navigating the claims process after the fact. You may be under the impression that the car insurance company responsible for processing your claim will pay you what you deserve, that fault will be clear, and that you won’t have to fight for your rights. Unfortunately, it doesn’t typically turn out like this. Indeed, even when fault is clear to you, the insurance company will likely find some way to reduce the value of your claim. (Insurance companies, even your own insurance company, are not your friend and they are not in the business of paying money or helping people). If this happens, having good evidence at the ready can be extremely valuable. Here’s what you need to know about collecting car accident evidence to support your case.

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Without ever planning for it or seeing it coming, you or a loved one may be involved in a serious accident that causes severe injuries. When a traumatic accident occurs, the situation can feel totally helpless, and you may have low expectations about the future.

While there is no doubt that a serious personal injury can change your life, and may even leave you with a life-long disability, there may be hope for your financial recovery. By filing a personal injury claim against the responsible party, you may be able to recover compensation for the full value of your losses. Attorney Marc Brown is here to help. Learn more about the types of damages that may be available in a personal injury case, and contact us today to request a free consultation. Read more

For those with elderly grandparents, parents, or other loved ones, knowing that they are receiving a high level of care can be a huge source of comfort. Whether this care is received in a nursing home, through a professional in-home care provider, or in another type of facility, there is a reasonable expectation that elderly loved ones will receive a high level of care and be treated with kindness and affection. Read more