Workers Compensation Research Paper

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While you may spend eight or more hours a day at work four or five days a week, if you are like many people, you gave little to no thought to workers’ compensation law until you suffered an injury on the job. Understanding the benefits provided by workers’ comp is important to ensure you get the full benefits. In South Carolina, most employees and employers are covered by the State’s Workers’ Compensation Act. There are a few exceptions, including businesses with less than four employees, agricultural employees, railroad employees, and some real estate salespeople. Although you have to wait seven days before being compensated for missing work, if you miss at least seven days of work, you can get compensated at two-thirds of your average weekly

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