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Why Injuries From Commuting to Work Don't Qualify for Florida Workers' Comp

February 22, 2021

In the state of Florida, a worker that is injured on the job with relation to their professional responsibilities can obtain Florida workers’ compensation benefits. After a workplace accident, simply inform your manager, human resources representative, or your boss and tell them about your incident. Then obtain from them the approved doctors that you can […]

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Who Pays for Your Medical Care After a Florida Workplace Accident?

February 8, 2021

When you are injured while at work, you must report your incident to your employer or manager immediately so that you can get the Florida workers’ compensation process started. Unless your injury requires immediate medical attention where you will need to go to the nearest location for treatment, you will have to obtain care at […]

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Safety Tips to Reduce Back Injuries at Work

January 18, 2021

Back injuries are some of the most common types of health issues that are reported in the United States. There are so many causes of back pain including engaging in activities that strain and pull muscles, caring extra weight, bad posture, and just wear and tear from daily life. Even psychological stress can cause our […]

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Is Mediation Required for a Florida Workers' Compensation Settlement?

December 31, 2020

If your Florida workers’ compensation claim was denied, and you believe that shouldn’t have happened you are likely going to want to file an appeal. According to Section 440.25 in the Florida workers’ compensation statutes, you will have to go to mediation. Mediation provides aggrieved individuals an opportunity to see if an agreeable settlement can […]

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Florida First Responder Rights and Workers' Compensation

December 17, 2020

Feeling stress from your job is a common complaint across many industries. There are several situations that can cause mental strain at work such as a high amount of responsibilities, managing difficult personnel issues, meeting short deadlines, or working alongside unpleasant colleagues or a difficult boss. The stress one feels from these situations and others […]

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Slip and Fall Accidents are Responsible for the Most Workers' Comp Claims

December 16, 2020

There are all types of accidents that can happen at work which can cause injuries to employees. When an injured employee in Florida has to receive medical treatment and miss time at work, they can file a Florida workers’ compensation claim to obtain benefits. These benefits can help injured workers have part of their missed […]

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If Your Florida Workers' Compensation Claim Was Denied What Are Your Options?

December 15, 2020

If you sustained injuries you believe were in relation to your work in Florida and you think that you have a valid case for Florida workers’ compensation, what happens when you’re case is denied? The first thing to understand is that insurance companies are always going to look for ways to deny claims. Insurance companies […]

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When is a Workers' Comp Claim Suitable After a Florida Car Accident?

December 14, 2020

If your employer doesn’t require you to travel in a car as a part of your job’s requirements, then it is unlikely that if you are injured commuting to work or on your way home from work that you can file a successful Florida workers’ compensation claim. The “coming and going” rule frees employers of […]

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How the Coming and Going Rule can Affect Your Florida Workers' Comp Claim

December 14, 2020

 You were injured while you were traveling to your job or injured while traveling from your job and you may be wondering why you are having such a difficult time obtaining Florida workers’ compensation benefits. You aren’t alone if you are struggling with the Florida workers’ compensation system in your attempts to get benefits. Many […]

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Florida Forklift Injuries and Workers' Comp

December 11, 2020

The construction industry is just one of the industries highly plagued with workplace accidents. This is true across the nation and the globe. As such, construction work in Florida follows suit and there are many Florida workplace accidents that happen for construction workers every year in the state. Workers in the construction industry may have […]

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