Category Archives: Workers Compensation
How Can I Recover Compensation For Pain And Suffering After A Workplace Injury?
After sustaining a work-related injury, you may spend a huge amount of money on medical bills and need to take time off work. On top of that, a work-related injury can result in a great deal of physical and mental pain and suffering. Fortunately, if you sustained an injury while on the job, you… Read More »
Third-Party Liability In Work Injury Cases
Most workers in Florida are covered under workers’ compensation insurance. When a worker covered under workers’ compensation insurance sustains a work-related injury, they can file a workers’ compensation claim and recover workers’ compensation benefits. By accepting workers’ compensation benefits, an injured employee gives up their right to sue their employer for any negligence that… Read More »
Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Truck Drivers?
Driving large trucks is one of the largest occupations in America. It is estimated that over 3.5 million people work as truck drivers in the U.S. Unfortunately, tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers, and other large trucks are involved in numerous crashes, often resulting in serious injuries. Besides suffering injuries in truck accidents, truckers can suffer injuries in… Read More »
What To Do If Accused Of Workers’ Compensation Fraud
After suffering a work-related injury or developing a work-related illness, you may be eligible to recover workers’ compensation benefits from your employer’s insurance company. However, if accused of workers’ compensation fraud, the process of recovering compensation may become more difficult. Your claim may even be rejected if you are accused of workers’ compensation fraud…. Read More »
Common Workplace Injuries For Factory Workers
According to Pew Research Center, as of July 2019, almost 12.9 million Americans worked in a manufacturing setting. Working in a manufacturing or factory setting can be a rewarding profession that supports the community and economy. Workers in factories are responsible for making the goods used every day by people across the globe. However,… Read More »
Critical Deadlines You Need To Meet If You Have Suffered A Work-Related Injury In Florida
If you were injured while at work in Florida, you may be eligible to recover workers’ compensation benefits. Florida workers’ compensation pays employees who have suffered injuries while on the job benefits regardless of fault. That is because the workers’ compensation system is based on a no-fault system. However, to increase your chances of… Read More »
Most Common Florida Workers’ Compensation Claims
Work-related injuries happen all the time. Unfortunately, a work-related injury can result in substantial medical expenses and an employee being forced to stay away from work. However, the good news is that if you suffer a work-related injury, you may be eligible to recover workers’ compensation benefits. Usually, after a work-related injury, an employee… Read More »
Debunking Common Myths About Workers’ Compensation In Florida
The rules governing workers’ compensation in Florida are complex. And because of these complex rules, many myths abound concerning workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, falling for some of these myths can prevent an eligible employee from recovering the workers’ compensation benefits they deserve. Because we are dedicated to ensuring injured workers recover the compensation they deserve,… Read More »
Tips For Hiring The Right Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
If you have been injured on the job, you can recover workers’ compensation benefits from your employer. In Florida, when a worker sustains an injury on the job, the employer, through their insurance provider, is liable for compensating the injured worker for medical bills and lost wages. In return, the injured worker cannot sue… Read More »
Why Are Pain And Suffering Damages And Punitive Damages Usually Not Awarded In Workers’ Compensation Cases?
After suffering a work-related injury in Florida, you can file a workers’ compensation claim and recover compensation for medical expenses and lost wages. If you’re injured permanently, you can also recover permanent disability benefits. And, when you file a workers’ compensation claim, you do not need to prove your employee’s fault for you to… Read More »