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Factory Workers and Workers’ Compensation

By Payer & Associates |

Local 10 News recently reported that tens of thousands of auto workers are finally going to return to the factories that have been closed since mid-March due to fears of spreading coronavirus. Approximately 133,000 workers are expected to go back nationwide which represents just over half of the workforce that existed in this industry… Read More »

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Understanding Bicycle Accidents

By Payer & Associates |

An unexpected result of the COVID 19 pandemic was recently reported on by Local 10 News. The news outlet reported that the current pandemic has actually created a boom in the bicycle industry as more and more people are brushing off old bikes and buying new ones as a form of exercise and a… Read More »

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Understanding Wrongful Death Claims in Florida

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Losing a loved one unexpectedly is understandably a devastating event that catches you off guard and suddenly changes your life. And when this loss occurs because of the negligence or wrongful actions of someone else, it seems to make your loss even harder to accept. Sadly, a wrongful death can happen in a number… Read More »

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How Expensive is Hiring a Florida Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

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Workers face many hazards as they do their jobs every day which leads to a staggering amount of workplace injuries that occur on a yearly basis. After suffering a work-related injury or illness here in Florida, many injured workers think about hiring a workers’ compensation attorney but some hesitate to reach out for the… Read More »

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Dealing With Work-Related Injuries When You Work From Home

By Payer & Associates |

Many workers are dealing with a new workplace after being directed by their employers to stay home in order to help alleviate the spread of COVID-19. Twenty-four percent of those employed in 2015 did some or all of their work at home and this number is likely much higher now. Living rooms are doubling… Read More »

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Why You Need a Lawyer for Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Payer & Associates |

Despite the fact that more than 12,000 workers are injured every day in this country according to the National Safety Council, incurring an injury while attempting to make a living is a setback that no worker anticipates. Becoming unexpectedly injured at work can result in harsh consequences such as piles of medical bills, lost… Read More »

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Safety Tips For Those Working in the Food Service Industry

By Payer & Associates |

As stated in an article published recently by Local 10 News, some fast food workers in Florida are combating a workplace threat. Two McDonald’s workers have filed a $500 million class action lawsuit against the company in federal court. The lawsuit alleges that there is an ongoing problem with sexual harassment problem at company-owned… Read More »

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The Dangers of Working in Construction

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Local 10 News recently reported that a construction worker has been killed by a driver traveling in a closed lane on MacArthur Causeway in a late night collision. The unidentified worker was fatally struck when the driver traveled westbound into the construction lane which was closed to traffic. No information has been released on… Read More »

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Why Distracted Driving is Bad Driving

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While it is easy to forget this in the day-to-day monotony of driving from home to work and then returning to home to sleep before waking to do it all over again, operating a car is actually a task that requires a lot of skill and concentration. For this reason, it can only safely… Read More »

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Long Hours, Injured Employees and Workers’ Compensation

By Payer & Associates |

Local 10 News recently reported that U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic. This change is understandably raising concerns by both watch groups and the families of these workers that employee exhaustion will increase the risks of accidents which, among… Read More »

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