How to File for Workers’ Comp When You Have a Pre-Existing Condition

Workers’ compensation in Florida provides a lifeline for workers hurt on the job or suffering from illnesses caused by working conditions. But the insurance companies who are supposed to pay benefits seem to deny every claim they receive. One of the most common reasons they refuse to pay is that they claim an injury or […]

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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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Breaking Down Florida Workers Compensation Settlements

The Maus Law Firm Helps You Understand Workers Comp Settlements A large portion of the clients that come to our office are having difficulty getting the benefits they deserve from the workers comp insurance company.  The clients are looking for an aggressive South Florida worker’s compensation law firm to fight for them to help obtain […]

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What is the Average Worker’s Compensation Settlement?

Understanding How Much You Can Receive from a Florida Worker’s Comp Claim Many Florida workers are frustrated to learn that there is no average settlement amount for a workers compensation claim in Florida.  Workers Compensation claims are not like car accident claims, or slip and fall claims, where you can generally estimate a settlement amount […]

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What Forms are Most Important for Workers Compensation Claims?

Florida’s Workers’ Compensation system is designed to be self executing.  That means that there is not much that an injured worker needs to do in order to receive the benefits that Workers’ Compensation is suppose to provide.  However, there are a few steps that an injured worker should take to ensure that he or she […]

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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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Worker’s Comp: What is the Major Contributing Cause Rule?

Our Attorneys Break Down Florida’s Tricky Rule for Worker’s Compensation Like many other states, Florida makes a good faith effort to provide injured workers with all of the medical and financial benefits they are entitled to receive. However, the law can become rather complicated since some workers may already suffer from pre-existing illnesses and disabilities […]

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Are All Workplace Accidents Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

The workers’ compensation program in Florida provides a safety net for workers who are injured on the job, but unfortunately, that net does not cover every worker in every situation. Several factors come into play to determine whether injuries in a workplace accident will be covered.  Moreover, even when workers’ compensation should cover the injury, […]

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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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"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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