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Preventing Construction Zone Transportation Accidents

By Payer & Associates |

Tragically, the Tampa Bay Times has reported that a 43-year-old construction worker was recently killed in a construction zone accident. The man was apparently killed early on a recent Friday morning as he tried to stop traffic in central Florida. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 71-year-old man was approaching the worker who… Read More »

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Electrical-Related Workplace Accidents

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News 4 Jax recently reported that two workers unfortunately suffered electrical burns in a Fernandina Beach power line accident. The weekday afternoon incident which occurred near the Thomas J. Shave Jr. Bridge reportedly left power lines down and thousands of Amelia Island residents without power for hours. According to updates obtained from the Nassau… Read More »

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What You Should Do if You are Injured While Working

By Payer & Associates |

ABC News published a story recently spotlighting the account of a county worker who was killed and three firefighters who were injured after a sidewalk in a Florida suburb collapsed. The county environmental service department employee was apparently working on a water main leak beneath the sidewalk in Lake Mary when it caved in…. Read More »

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Drugged Driving is a Major Issue

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WFLA-News recently reported that a Pinellas Park woman is accused of hitting and killing a man on a scooter on a recent weekday afternoon while under the influence of drugs. The 28-year-old drugged driver was reportedly traveling south in a Ford Explorer and ran a red light on 54th Avenue before hitting the scooter… Read More »

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Medical Evidence is Essential to Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Payer & Associates |

Serious workplace accidents that result in serious injuries happen regularly both here in Florida and throughout the country. Becoming injured in a workplace accident usually means facing unexpected medical expenses while also missing work while you recover. For this reason, many injured workers in the Sunshine State choose to pursue benefits under Florida’s workers’… Read More »

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Preserving Your Rights After a Pedestrian Accident

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As recently reported by Local 10 News, two women were jogging in Miami Shores before sunrise when they were struck by a vehicle on a recent weekday morning. The pair of pedestrians were out around 6:40 a.m. when they were hit by a 27-year-old man who was driving southbound in a 2015 BMW 328i… Read More »

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Why Wrong-Way Collisions Happen

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According to ABC 7 News, a Cape Coral woman was killed on a recent Friday night after she was hit by a wrong-way driver in a head-on collision. The 21-year-old was driving south in the southbound lanes of US-41 when a 50-year-old Port Charlotte wrong-way driver began driving his pick-up truck north in the… Read More »

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What Happens if Your Job Ends During Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Process?

By Payer & Associates |

Jobs come and go as we all know. While some people end up staying in the same position at the same company for several decades, others migrate between employers whether the change is due to a better title, pay increase, or even just a change of scenery. Whatever the reason, a lot of injured… Read More »

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Statements Can Destroy Your Workers’ Compensation Case

By Payer & Associates |

Many employees unfortunately encounter financial hardships after a workplace injury associated with expenses like lost wages and the staggering costs of medical treatment. Without the benefits afforded under Florida’s workers’ compensation system, it can be difficult to make ends meet after a work-related injury. And while most injured workers should be entitled to those… Read More »

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When You Should Challenge a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Payer & Associates |

Workers in the Sunshine State sometimes find themselves injured in a workplace accident or fall ill as a result of their job. Many rely on Florida’s workers’ compensation system for the help they need in these unexpected circumstances. In an ideal world, this system allows injured workers to be able to quickly obtain benefits… Read More »

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