Mickle & Bass Injury Blog

Accidents happen on the job every day across the U.S., including right here in South Carolina. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, private-industry employers reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses last year alone. Injured employees are sometimes reluctant to file workers’ compensation claims due to…

What Is a Workers’ Compensation Commissioner?

In South Carolina, all disputes about work-related injuries are heard by the state Workers’ Compensation Commission. Seven commissioners, appointed by the Governor and approved by the Senate, serve six-year terms and are responsible for enforcing South Carolina workers’ compensation laws to resolve disagreements between injured employees and their employers. A…

What is Workers’ Compensation and How Can it Benefit You?

South Carolina’s workers’ compensation laws originally were passed by the South Carolina Assembly in the mid-1930’s. These laws, commonly referred to as the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act (the Act) were designed to provide workers injured in the course of their employment ready access to medical care, as well as…

Share in the Spirit of Giving: Recorded Broadcast

On November 16th, we were live on Facebook at WFMV 95.3’s studio answering questions during the Day of Sharing Radiothon! Attorneys Ann Mickle, Alan Bass, Jamie Davidson, & Tina Herbert answered your legal questions as they help the station raise funds to provide meals for more than 200 families.

Share in the Spirit of Giving

Mickle & Bass is proud to assist WFMV 95.3 in giving back to the community by sharing in the Spirit of Giving. We will be donating $1,000 to assist in providing 200 adopted families meals on Thanksgiving. In addition, on Thursday, Nov. 16th from noon – 2 p.m., Ann Mickle,…

Attorney Andrea Roche, Adoptive Parent of the Year

  Attorney Andrea Roche and her husband were recently named Adoptive Parents of the Year for Region 2 by the South Carolina Department of Social Services. While we at Mickle & Bass are very proud of Andrea’s achievements on behalf of her clients and the firm, we are most inspired…

Welcome Tina Herbert to Mickle & Bass

Ann Mickle and Alan Bass are pleased to welcome attorney Tina Herbert to the Mickle & Bass family.  Tina will provide dedicated legal representation throughout the state of South Carolina to victims of injury in the areas of workers’ compensation, automobile negligence, medical negligence, nursing home negligence, premises liability, and…

10 Facts You May Not Know About Workers’ Compensation

The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act determines how people who are hurt at work, or who develop a work-related illness, are compensated. Workers’ comp is very different from other areas of the law. It has its own set of statutes and regulations which govern the benefits to which an injured…