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The Most Important Things to Know Before You File a Florida Workers' Compensation Claim

September 23, 2020

A Florida workplace injury can happen at any time. Certain industries have higher incidences of workplace injuries due to the nature of the work and the regularly present hazards. Some of these industries with a higher risk of harm while on the job include construction, medical, warehousing, and local government justice. It is natural to […]

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Does Florida Workers' Compensation Cover COVID-19?

September 22, 2020

Will workers’ compensation cover employees who contract COVID-19 on the job? Each state in the country handles its workers’ compensation system differently. In Florida, almost all businesses must have a Florida workers’ compensation insurance policy. There are some exceptions but for most businesses in the state, and especially for construction businesses, employers must secure their […]

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Must Florida Businesses Have Workers' Compensation Coverage?

September 21, 2020

When a Florida business has over three employees, that business is required to purchase Florida workers’ compensation insurance. All construction companies must be covered by an insurer. There are many considerations that prospective business owners must think about when they are setting up their businesses. One matter that will need to be addressed for most […]

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Can I Still Get Florida Workers' Compensation if I am Late Reporting My Accident?

September 18, 2020

If you had an accident at work that caused you to be injured or harmed, you should report your accident to your employer immediately. There are many situations where an accident happens and the victim doesn’t feel the immediate symptoms of their injury so they don’t believe that their accident was significant. Because of this, […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Florida Workers' Compensation Claim

September 17, 2020

A workplace injury in Florida can have many outcomes for the victim. First, depending on how severe the injury is the type and amount of medical care are going to vary. Some injuries need long-term care and others can heal with some downtime and minimal treatment. When injuries prevent you from working, workers’ compensation benefits […]

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Can I Work for a Rideshare Service and Receive SSDI?

September 16, 2020

Rideshare services have provided a viable way to make extra income or be the sole source of income for many people. Driving for a rideshare company has also been a way for those suffering from chronic conditions who are unable to work a fulltime job but can do a bit of work here and there […]

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Can I Work If I am Receiving Florida Workers' Compensation Benefits?

September 15, 2020

Navigating the Florida workers’ compensation process and adhering to its guidelines is a challenging proposition for many injured workers. The good news is if you have been injured at work and you are not sure about what your rights are or if you have any questions about the process you don’t have to go through […]

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All About Florida SSDI Benefits

September 14, 2020

SSDI stands for Social Security Disability Insurance. For individuals younger than 65 years-of-age that have the right amount of work credits and are disabled, SSDI is a program that can offer financial assistance. Not all disabilities are recognized under SSDI, only some are. If your disability is listed in their own blue book or if […]

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Can I Sue My Employer after My Florida Workplace Accident?

September 11, 2020

When you are injured in a workplace accident in Florida, there is no fault assigned to your accident. Meaning, it doesn’t make a difference if you contributed to your accident or not, you can still file a Florida workers’ compensation claim for benefits. In general, when you are injured at work in the state of […]

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Can I Use My Doctor for My Florida Workers' Compensation Claim?

September 10, 2020

Florida workers’ compensation insurance is required to be held by most business owners in the state so that if their employees are injured on the job, they can get the medical and financial support necessary to help them through to recovery. It is also helpful for employers because it provides somewhat of a shield from […]

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