When Can You File a Personal Injury Claim for a Workplace Accident in Florida?

Regardless of whether you are eligible for workers’ compensation, if you were injured on the job, you could also have a personal injury claim. If you do, you will want to hire a lawyer to assert your legal rights, as workers’ comp does not cover all of the costs associated with workplace injuries. Here, Fort […]

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What Should You Do if You are Injured at Work During the Holidays?

While some people choose to take off from work during the holidays, others use the Holiday Season as an opportunity to work some extra hours or get some extra work done while their coworkers are out of the office. Unfortunately, work-related accidents can occur any time of year, and they often have a way of […]

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Do You Need to Hire a Lawyer for Your Workers’ Compensation Claim in Florida?

Florida’s workers’ compensation system provides “no-fault” benefits to individuals who suffer injuries and illnesses on the job. However, while you do not need to prove fault in order to file a successful claim for benefits, there are still several aspects to pursuing a workers’ compensation claim that requires experienced legal representation. To be clear, you […]

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Workers’ Rights in Florida After Accidents Caused by Safety Violations

Safety violations in the workplace are alarmingly common. Each year, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publishes a list of the “top 10 most frequently cited standards,” and it is also widely understood that many, if not most, on-the-job safety violations go unreported. If you have been injured on the job as the […]

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Seeking Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Florida

In Florida, most employees who get injured on the job or suffer a job-related illness are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. But, in order to receive the benefits to which they are entitled, employees need to assert their legal rights effectively. If you are preparing to file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits, here […]

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How Do You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Florida?

If you have suffered a job-related injury or illness that requires medical treatment, you will want to determine if you are eligible for workers’ compensation. Most employers in Florida are required by law to carry workers’ compensation insurance, and the law prohibits employers from taking adverse employment action against employees who assert their right to […]

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What are Your Legal Rights if You Were Injured in an Auto Accident While Driving for Work in Florida?

If you drive for work, being injured in an auto accident can impact all aspects of your life. It can also raise lots of questions: What are your legal rights? Can you file an insurance claim? Can you file for workers’ compensation? If you are entitled to compensation, who is liable and how much are […]

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What Should You Do After a Job-Related Accident in Fort Lauderdale?

When you are injured in a job-related accident, there are steps you need to take in order to make sure that you are able to recover as fully and quickly as possible. This includes not only steps to ensure your physical recovery, but steps to ensure your financial recovery as well. While you may be […]

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Florida Workers’ Compensation FAQs

When you get injured on the job, it can be difficult to know what do to next. If you are like most injured workers, you have lots of questions, and you aren’t sure what you need to do in order to get the medical treatment you need, pay your bills, and get healthy (and back […]

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The Ins and Outs of Workers Compensation Settlements

One of the most commonly asked questions which arises in a Workers’ Compensation claim is how much a particular claim is worth if the injured worker enters into a settlement.  The answer is that it depends on the specific facts surrounding each case.  However most Workers’ Compensation settlements are based upon a combination of the […]

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