Joe Maus Breaks Down Common Frustrations in Worker’s Compensation Claims

The Pain and Suffering of Florida’s Workers Compensation Laws If you are amongst the unfortunate thousands of individuals injured on the job in Florida every year, you probably already know some of the difficulties you will encounter.  Florida’s workers compensation system provides medical care for injuries suffered on the job, and wage benefits for the […]

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Reemployment Options After a Work Injury in Florida

Florida Workers’ Compensation:  Obtaining Reemployment Services If you have what Florida Workers Compensation law refers to as a “compensable injury” that occurred on or after October 1, 1989, you may be eligible to obtain reemployment services. Candidates for this program must have a “work-related injury or illness [that] prevents them from returning to their usual […]

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When Can a Pedestrian Be Held Responsible for an Accident?

Pedestrian Accidents are Too Common in South Florida   The Center for Disease Control (CDC) keeps excellent statistics on pedestrian accidents in the United States. One of the more interesting facts concerning pedestrian accidents as they relate to South Florida is that “Pedestrians ages 65 and older accounted for 20% of all pedestrian deaths and an […]

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How Do You Recover Compensation for a Car Accident Caused By a Brake Failure?

If you got rear-ended, or if you were hit at an intersection by a driver who seemed to have lost control of his or her vehicle, you may suspect that a brake failure was to blame. In fact, the other driver might have even told you that his or her brakes failed when you exchanged […]

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What Can I Recover if I Fall at a Construction Site?

Construction Workers and Bystanders Who Slip and Fall While Visiting a Site May Be Entitled to Compensation. Accidents on construction sites are extremely common. This includes accidents involving slips and falls. If you work in construction and you were injured on the job, or if you were injured while visiting a construction site in Fort […]

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The 3 Main Parts of a Florida Worker’s Compensation Claim

Our Florida Workers Comp Lawyers Explain the Most Important Aspects of Your Claim Workers Comp or “Workman’s Compensation” claims in Florida are controlled by Florida Statute Chapter 440.  If you are injured while working on the job in Florida, you are required by Florida Statute to pursue your medical care and any lost  wages by […]

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Assignment of Benefits Information

A Note about Assignments of Benefits (AOBs) for Your Insurance Claim When dealing with contractors during your insurance claim, you may be asked to sign a document titled, “Assignment of Benefits”. If you are asked to execute an assignment of benefits (AOB), you need to be extremely careful to protect your legal rights. Contractors like […]

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Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Reports

What Information Is Required In The Accident Report? In any Florida auto accident which property damage or injuries occur, people are required to contact the police and obtain a Florida auto accident report. Most cities in Florida use a standard accident report known as the Florida Traffic Crash Report. The Auto Accident Report or Crash Report contains […]

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Florida Traffic Accident Deaths On The Rise

You would think that all the safety features now available in cars would have an effect on reducing injuries and fatal car accidents.  Most cars now come with standard front and side airbags, as well as airbags for the rear seat passengers.  Most new cars can even be outfitted with a car accident avoidance system […]

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Scaffold Worker Safety

Broward County personal injury attorney Joseph Maus has the knowledge and experience to help you through difficult times when you have been injured due to the negligence of another. A series of explosion from power cables and a scaffolding collapse knocked a painter unconscious and sent him plummeting several stories toward certain death until nature […]

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"Even when I was not able to get a physician to follow up with me for a broken bone following a car accident, the Maus firm, in particular Rocio, worked hard on my behalf and reached a good settlement for me. This was accomplished long distance, as the accident happened in Florida and I live in Indiana. They worked on my case for 3 years and did not give up."

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