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How Does Social Security Decide If You Are Disabled?

August 28, 2020

If you have a condition that renders you unable to work, you may be considering applying for Social Security Disability Benefits. To qualify for benefits, you must have the work experience that was covered by Social Security. The ailment or condition you have must fall within the definition of what Social Security uses to describe […]

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Florida Worker's Compensation Insurance

August 28, 2020

The majority of businesses in the state of Florida must have workers’ compensation insurance. There are over 250 different insurance companies that offer coverage, so businesses have plenty of options to choose from. The purpose of worker’s compensation is to provide a safety net for workers’ who are injured while they are on the job. If […]

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When do Florida Workers' Compensation Benefits End?

August 27, 2020

When you have been injured at work, you have the legal right to pursue compensation through the Florida workers’ compensation benefits program. The severity of your injuries and how long you are unable to work will determine how much compensation you will get. The cap on funds per week for missed wages is $939 and […]

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Is It Difficult to Get SSDI?

August 27, 2020

If you know someone who has applied for Social Security Disability benefits you may have an inkling of how difficult the process can be. It is no doubt that you watched them wait a long time to hear word on if they were approved for the benefits or not. Now that you are unable to […]

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Most Common Workplace Injuries in Northern Florida

August 26, 2020

The National Safety Council reports that workplace injuries are so common, every seven seconds someone is injured in a workplace accident. Employees have the right to file a worker’s compensation claim should they be injured while working. If you were injured while on the job and you intend on filing a Florida workers’ compensation claim […]

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When Will I Receive My First Florida Workers' Compensation Check?

August 26, 2020

So you were involved in an accident at work. After you notified your human resources representative and were supplied with an approved doctor to visit, you connect with a Florida worker’s compensation attorney to learn about your legal rights and to ensure your claim is handled properly. Also, you know that working with an attorney […]

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Can You Receive Workers' Compensation for Depression?

August 25, 2020

Workplace injuries can happen at any time and take on many forms. They can be the development of an illness, a physical injury, or they can worsen a pre-existing condition. In some cases, Florida workplace injuries can lead to death. Mental trauma is often not thought of when discussing workers’ compensation. But mental pain, like […]

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How Employers Can Keep Their Employees Safe

August 25, 2020

If a Florida workplace accident leads to an injured employee and that injured employee also develops depression directly related to their injury, the employee could face some significant life hurdles as a result. Once the injured employee is fully recovered and given the go-ahead to get back to work, they still may not be up […]

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When You Should Lawyer Up after a Florida Workplace Accident

August 24, 2020

Every state across the country has laws in place that guide businesses on keeping their employees safe when they are at work. This doesn’t mean that accidents don’t happen, and when they do, the employer’s worker’s compensation insurance is one avenue that an injured employee can go to obtain compensation.  The types of injuries which […]

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How to Discuss Your Injuries with Your Workers' Compensation Doctor

August 21, 2020

To properly heal, an injured victim of a workplace injury must receive the right medical treatment and be put on the correct therapeutic path. The best way for a doctor to truly understand what a victim is suffering from, they need to gather as many details as possible. When a doctor provides a treatment plan, […]

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