Why You Shouldn't Wait to Notify Your Employer About your Workplace Injury
September 20, 2021
The state of Florida requires that most employers carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover workplace injuries. When a person is on the job or performing the duties of their job if they are injured they have the right to inform their employer and file a workers’ compensation claim. Workers' compensation will then pay for their […]
How Can You Get Workers' Compensation Benefits?
September 6, 2021
Every state has its own process for how individuals who are injured while doing their job can get financial assistance. Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that employers carry to call upon should one of their employees get hurt while at work. The insurance will cover medical expenses related to the workplace accident and […]
How Long Do Workers' Compensation Payments Last in Florida?
August 23, 2021
Every morning you get up to go to work and you expect that you will return home when your workday is done unharmed. However, that isn’t the case for everyone. Some industries have very high rates and risks for workplace injuries. Even if you work in an environment where there tend to be fewer cases […]
Can You File Both a Personal Injury and Workers' Comp Claim in Florida?
August 2, 2021
A common question after an injury accident at work is if a personal injury claim or a workers’ compensation claim is the best route to recouping financial losses associated with the incident. The answer comes down to your specific and unique injury accident. In some cases, worker’s compensation applies but in others the right approach […]
Can You Appeal a SSDI Denial More than Once?
July 19, 2021
The rates of denials for Social Security Disability benefits vary by state, however, an average rate of denial of initial claims is estimated to be approximately 65%. That means that the majority of first-time claimants will receive bad news when they hear back from the Social Security Administration regarding their claim status. When you have […]
Workers' Comp for Injured Florida Theme Park Workers
July 5, 2021
There are many things that Florida is famous for including oranges, warmth, palm trees, beaches, and amazing, out-of-this-world theme parks. With the world opening up and specifically in Florida being one of the most open and less restricted states in the nation, there are many jobs that need to be filled. Theme parks have been […]
Aggressive and Deadly Ailments May Be Expedited for SSDI Benefits in Florida
June 22, 2021
If you are suffering from a significant, aggressive, and deadly disease or ailment, it is fair to say you are not focused on your career or holding down gainful employment. It is also potentially safe to assume you are unable to do so even if you have the motivation for such efforts. Without a job […]
Can You Get SSDI in Florida for a Catastrophic Injury?
June 7, 2021
When you are so badly hurt that your ability to work and hold down any type of gainful employment is not practical or even impossible, you may be able to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits in Florida. Obtaining Social Security Disability benefits in Florida tends to be a difficult task for most claimants and […]
Tips to Identify Florida Workers' Compensation Fraud
May 24, 2021
Every system has the potential for fraud to exist. Florida’s workers’ compensation system is no different and sometimes a fraudulent claim makes its way through. Fraud can happen when: A worker fakes their injury. An unethical doctor may team up with an employee to submit claims for procedures and treatment that did not happen. A […]
Is Preauthorization Always Necessary for Florida Workers' Comp?
May 10, 2021
The workers’ compensation system in Florida can be complicated and if claimants are not aware of their rights or how the process works, they could jeopardize their ability to obtain benefits. One of the most important things for workers who are injured while on the job to understand is that in the vast majority of […]