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Are You A Frontline Worker And Work For The State Of Florida?  If Yes, Do You Know Your Workers’ Compensation Rights If You Test Positive For Covid-19?

On March 30, 2020, Florida’s Governor, Ron DeSantis, instructed Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, Jimmy Patronis, to issue the following…

Are You A Teacher And Wondering If Your Employer Will Pay You If You Get Covid-19 And Miss Time From Work Due To Illness Or Having To Quarantine? Unfortunately, The Answer Is “Maybe”!

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only thrown the world into a giant abyss of unknowns, but it’s also thrown the legal system for a loop!  With…

Construction Industry Work Accidents

Accidents on construction sites are more common than you might think.  In light of the nature of construction work, a lot of construction…

Preventing On-the-Job Heat Injuries During the Florida Summer

Florida summers can be brutal. This summer, temperatures in Tampa have stayed in the high 80s to mid-90s and they won’t let up for another…

Do You Know Your Worker’s Compensation Rights in Florida?

Worker’s compensation is a tricky subject in most workplaces. More often than not your immediate supervisor will not know everything you…

Can You File For Worker’s Compensation For Stress-Related Illness?

Work is a source of stress and frustration for many. But, what draws the line between normal work stress and debilitating stress? For those…

Too Scared of the Boss To File For Workers Comp? Here’s Why You Should

There are many stigmas and false warnings surrounding worker’s compensation claims. You may believe that filing a claim will make you seem…

Medicare vs. Worker’s Compensation Insurance: Who Pays My Bills?

Medicare is a life-saving program that helps millions of Americans receive health care coverage for an affordable price. Those 65 and older…

Can I Choose My Own Doctor And Pharmacy If I File For Workers Comp?

Getting injured or contracting an illness while at work is a terrible ordeal. You likely have to take time off work -- losing your regular…

How Lawyers Calculate Average Weekly Wage In A Worker’s Compensation Case

If you’ve been injured on the job and can’t return to work, you will likely need something to get you by until you are well. If you have a…

Can I Receive Workers’ Comp If I Work From Home?

No matter what you do for a living, people will envy you if you do it from home. From the perspective of someone whose job requires…

Working With Animals? How To Receive Workers Comp For Bites And Other Injuries

If you work with animals, your risk of physical harm is not insignificant. Every day, animals cause serious injuries to people, even those…

Receiving Workers Comp For Secondhand Smoke Exposure

No workplace is completely immune to accidents. Some jobs, like construction, are known to be especially dangerous, with high rates of…

Why Fatigue Is Dangerous On The Job

No matter what your job is, there’s some risk of having an accident or injury. Every day, workers get hurt on the job, even if they think…

Why You Should Seek Medical Attention Immediately If You’ve Been Hurt On The Job

Employees who are injured at work, or while performing work-related duties, are covered by workers’ compensation. This is a type of…

4 Reasons Your Workers’ Comp Claim Could Be Denied

Workers’ compensation covers a wide range of work-related injuries. While many individual claims are denied, workers’ compensation law does…

4 Most Hazardous Jobs In Florida

There's no workplace that's completely immune to the risk of injury. Even jobs that people may not think of as especially hazardous, such…

5 Reasons Your Workers’ Comp Claim Could be Dismissed

If you’re concerned about having your workers’ compensation claim dismissed, rest assured that most workplace injuries are covered. Even if…

Common Injuries that Can Be Sustained from a Desk Job

When most of us think about workplace safety, we probably don’t think about the hazards of using a keyboard, filing paperwork, or sitting…

What is the Statute of Limitations in Workers’ Compensation Cases?

Dealing with a work-related injury can be frustrating, as well as financially devastating. Workers’ compensation is supposed to protect you…

How to Know if Your Injury is Covered Under Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system designed to assist employees who have been injured on the job, without the need for a lawsuit.…

5 Tips to Stay Safe in a Hazardous Work Environment

No matter where you work, the possibly for a workplace injury is there. Even at a desk job, you’re exposed to some degree of risk. Keep…

4 Injuries that May Not be Covered Under Workers’ Comp

The scope of worker’s compensation is very broad and covers nearly every type of workplace injury that can occur. While many injured…

Workers’ Compensation for Heat Exhaustion

No workplace is immune to injuries and accidents, but for some jobs, the risk for certain types of injury is well-known and deserves close…

Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation if You Work from Home?

If you’re stuck in a cubicle all day, you may envy people who look like they’ve escaped the rat race. There’s a certain appeal to being a…

Can Self-Employed Individuals Receive Workers’ Compensation?

In many cases, self-employment offers workers a lot of freedoms that employees don’t have. Some people who are self-employed have the…

Common Construction Worker Injuries

Construction workers face many job-related hazards that workers in other fields may not face. Because of these unique hazards, it’s…

The Differences Between a Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Lawsuit

It is generally accepted that when someone is injured, whoever is responsible for the injury owes them compensation, and the injured party…

What to Do After You Get Hurt at Work

When employees get hurt on the job, they can generally count on workers’ compensation to cover most of the costs. This system was designed…

Repetitive Motion Injury Lawsuits

A repetitive motion injury can occur when a person performs the same task over and over, usually on a regular basis. Activities that can…

What are Overexertion Injuries?

When you hear the words “workplace injury,” you probably imagine an accident of some kind. It could be catastrophic, like an explosion or a…

Workers’ Compensation Law in Florida

“Workers’ compensation” refers to a set of laws that govern how workplace injuries are handled, as well as a type of insurance. Under the…