Workers’ Comp Attorneys in Columbia
30+ Years of Experience Fighting for Injured Workers
Workplace injuries and illnesses can occur anywhere, whether you work on a construction site or an office. While the scope and severity of the injuries may vary, one thing remains the same-- if you were harmed at work, your employer is likely liable for the resulting damages. Through workers’ compensation, injured or ill workers who were harmed on-the-job can claim benefits to help with the cost of lost wages, medical expenses, and more. At Crumley Roberts, our Columbia workers’ comp attorneys can help you file a benefits claim, or appeal a wrongfully denied claim. If you think you have a case, we want to hear from you.
At Crumley Roberts, we offer the following:
30+ years of legal experience
We truly care about our clients and the community
$500 million in settlements and verdicts secured for clients
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Understanding Workers’ Compensation Laws
In Columbia, South Carolina, employees have 90 days to report any work-related injuries or illnesses to their superior. From the date of the incident, the worker has two years to file an official workers’ compensation claim to request benefits. However, filing a claim can be more complicated than it seems.
Working with an experienced workers comp’ attorney can help ensure you follow the claims process correctly. Our attorneys can help file by the deadline and investigate the circumstances of your work injury to help strengthen your claim with supporting evidence. And, if your claim is wrongfully denied or underpaid, we can help you through each step of the appeals process.
What Types of Injuries Warrant a Workers’ Comp Claim?
An employee can file a workers’ compensation claim for any illness or injury that they develop while working in Columbia. This can include anything from chemical exposure illnesses to car accidents. While these injuries can be more common in physical jobs, like construction work or factory work, they can occur anywhere.
Common types of work-related injuries and illnesses include:
- Slip and fall
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Heavy machinery accidents
- Struck-by-a-falling-object incidents
- Workplace violence
- Fires, burns, and explosions
- Chemical exposure
At Crumley Roberts, We Stand Up For You
If you were harmed at work and you believe you have a workers’ compensation claim, our firm is here to help you pursue the benefits you deserve. Employees are entitled to certain benefits if they are harmed on the job, and those funds should be able to support the medical expenses, loss of wages, and other related expenses. Our attorneys are passionate about workers’ rights and we want to do our part to help you get back on your feet.