Workers’ Compensation In South Carolina
Workers’ compensation laws are designed to provide a satisfactory means of handling occupational disabilities. A 20th century development in North America, workers’ compensation laws evolved as the economy became more industrial and less agricultural.
Gary M. Cannon was appointed Executive Director of the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission in March 2009. Mr. Cannon is responsible for the administration and operation of the four functional departments; Judicial, Claims, Insurance and Medical Services and Information Technology. The Executive Director’s Office includes the Office of the General Counsel, Human Resources, Financial Administration and Procurement.