Category: South Carolina

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Protect Ya Neck: The Wu-Tang Clan, Independent Contractors and the Potential Expansion of Negligent Hiring Claims

From JDSupra, Matthew Pecoy discusses a recent case in which a federal court asked the Supreme Court…

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Factors Determining if a Workers’ Comp Claimant is an Employee or Independent Contractor 

  In this segment from FoxCarolina, Richard Smith discusses the factors that determine if a worker is…

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Can Arbitration Be Enforced Against Non-Signatories to a Contract?

From Lexology, Cheryl D. Shoun discusses a decision by the South Carolina Supreme Court said that a…

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New South Carolina Decision Impacts How Employers Classify Workers

  From JDSupra, Pierce (Perry) MacLennan discusses a recent case in South Carolina in which an HVAC worker was…

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Uber to test version of worker’s compensation for its South Carolina drivers 

  From the Post and Courier, Thad Moore reports that Uber will be offering drivers in South…

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South Carolina Court says mover was not an employee

Findlaw reports a South Carolina Court of Appeals case in which the court determined that the worker (Fergurson)…

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Exotic dancer shot by stray bullet eligible for workers comp

From Business Insurance, Stephanie Goldberg reports that an exotic dancer who was shot by a stray bullet after…

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Independent Contractor vs. Employee: A Stripper’s Plight

From WCI360 – Workers’ Compensation Institute — “The Single Commissioner and Full Commission found Lewis was not an employee….