What is the Purpose of Florida Workers' Compensation?

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Should You Represent Yourself in Your Florida Workers' Compensation Case?

October 20, 2020

Sustaining injuries at work isn’t something that anyone wants to deal with. Nevertheless, workplace injuries do happen every day. The National Safety Council reports that every seven seconds a person sustains injuries in an accident that happens while they are working. The whole situation can be quite overwhelming as there is much to think about […]

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What to Do If Your Florida Workers' Comp Claim is Denied

October 19, 2020

Not every Florida workers’ compensation claim is successful and not every employee easily gets Florida workers’ compensation benefits. In 2018 alone, there were 25,927 Florida workers’ compensation claims denied. If your claim is denied but you know you have a legitimate case, know that a denial is not the end. You may still be able […]

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What Happens in a Florida Workers' Comp Appeal?

October 19, 2020

If you filed a Florida workers’ compensation claim that was denied you may be wondering what the appeals process looks like. If you have a dispute with the outcome of your Florida workers’ compensation decision, there is a way that you can find a resolution. When you submit your Florida workers’ compensation claim, the insurance […]

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What Situations Can Prevent You From Receiving Florida Workers' Comp Benefits?

October 15, 2020

Injured employees in the state of Florida have the right to pursue a Florida workers’ compensation claim if they sustained injuries while on the job. Florida employment laws say that businesses must carry Florida workers’ compensation insurance for just these types of accident situations. Florida workers’ compensation insurance allows employees to be helped out with […]

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When Should You Settle Your Florida Workers' Comp Claim?

October 14, 2020

If you were injured in a Florida workplace accident, you are entitled to pursue compensation through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance provider. When you are successful with your Florida workers’ compensation claim, there may come a time where you have to decide if the choice that is best for you is to accept a settlement. […]

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How Can You Prove Your Injuries Were from a Florida Workplace Accident?

October 13, 2020

In the state of Florida, all construction businesses and almost all other types of businesses with limited exceptions must carry Florida workers’ compensation insurance. Florida’s workers’ compensation system is a no-fault system so it doesn’t matter who is responsible for your workplace accident, even if it was completely because of your own doing. However, employers […]

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Can a Florida Personal Injury Attorney Handle a Workers' Comp Claim?

October 12, 2020

The time right after a workplace accident is stressful and overwhelming for most employees. Figuring out what actions to take and how to recover quickly so that they can hopefully get back to work weighs heavily on the mind. When you have informed your employer of your accident and injuries and you then decide that […]

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What Florida Construction Site Accidents are Most Common?

October 9, 2020

The construction industry is accident-prone by nature of their work. Construction sites have heavy equipment, people working high-up, and many moving parts. Because of the many perils that exist on construction sites, workers in this profession suffer higher rates of workplace accidents. In the state of Florida, when you are injured in an accident at […]

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When is the Right Time to Call A Florida Workers' Compensation Attorney?

October 8, 2020

When you sustain injuries from an accident that happened at work in the state of Florida, you are entitled to file a Florida workers’ compensation claim with your employer’s insurance provider. You are within your rights to either proceed with your claim on your own or to hire a Florida workers’ compensation attorney. The Florida […]

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Do Chronic Migraines Qualify for Florida SSDI?

October 7, 2020

Regular and constant migraines can interfere with the quality of one’s life. The intense throbbing and discomfort that overwhelms one side of your head can also have other negative symptoms. A person plagued with migraines may also have nausea, be subject to vomiting, and also be especially sensitive to stimuli of light and sound.  Some […]

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