2018 Workers’ Compensation Update

The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission issued the new approved maximum average weekly wage compensation rate of $838.21 for injuries arising on or after January 1, 2018.  The maximum rate is calculated based upon the state’s average weekly wage as certified by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce.  In addition to raising the maximum rate, the Commission also approved a new mileage rate of 54.5 cents per mile for travel to and from medical appointments.

If you or someone you know needs help in a workers’ compensation claim please contact us at either our Fort Mill, 803-547-2800, or Columbia, 803-814-0550, offices and ask to speak to an attorney.