Many jobs require workers to lift materials or goods multiple times each day. South Carolina workers can suffer lifting injuries due to the accumulation of wear and tear to their joints from repetitive motions as well as single instance occurrences or a combination of the two. Common injuries associated with lifting include:
Submitting a successful claim for workers’ compensation benefits for a lifting injury can be a challenge. Your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance provider may try to argue that the injury was not the result of a workplace accident or repetitive activities that are part of your work duties.