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The Consequences of Workplace Explosions

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Local 10 News recently reported that four firefighters were injured in an explosion while responding to a call for hazardous materials at an electric company in Arizona. The force of the explosion was reportedly severe enough to knock the helmets and face masks off the injured firefighters. One firefighter remains in critical condition after… Read More »

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Older Workers and Workers’ Compensation Benefits

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Florida’s year-round pleasant weather and beautiful landscape attract people of all ages. However, the Sunshine State is undoubtedly home to one of the largest older populations in America. Almost a fifth of Florida residents are 65 years old or older which is the highest percentage in the country. And while aging, many older people… Read More »

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Updates on Medical Marijuana in the Sunshine State and How it May Affect Workers’ Compensation Claims in the Future

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The law regarding marijuana continues to be a topic of debate at both the federal level and for each individual state. To date, recreational use remains illegal at both the federal level and in the state of Florida. However, the Sunshine State is one of the states that has taken a different approach in… Read More »

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The Workplace Injuries Faced by Restaurant and Fast Food Workers

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Bay News 9 recently reported that Universal Orlando is looking to hire over 300 new workers for its upcoming CityWalk restaurant, Bigfire. This obviously represents a substantial opportunity for economic growth for many future workers and their families in the Florida community. However, this also presents an opportunity to spotlight something that no restaurant… Read More »

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What Mistakes Do Injured Workers Make After a Workplace Injury?

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Being injured at work is difficult and can even be tragic. However, no injured worker should suffer a second tragedy by inadvertently making mistakes that prevent him or her from being able to obtain or retain deserved workers’ compensation benefits after suffering from a workplace injury. Even if you feel like you are suffering… Read More »

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Workplace Dangers for Night and Shift Workers

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Regardless of whether your idea of employment involves a regular schedule with a specified salary amount and a job that takes place primarily if not entirely during daylight hours, the reality is that not everyone works from 9 to 5. Many American workers make a living at jobs where they work overnight or where… Read More »

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The Dangers of Road Construction Work Zones

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Florida has seemingly endless scenic highways, roadways, and bridges that both its residents and visitors utilize to enjoy all that our beautiful state has to offer. All of these public areas have to continuously be maintained and it seems like additional roadways are constantly being added. All of this construction is clearly beneficial as… Read More »

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Understanding How to Protect Utility Workers

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The utilities industry can undoubtedly be a dangerous one. WFLA News 8 recently reported that a witness’s dash cam recorded video of a utility worker who went flying after a truck hit the bucket he was in as he repaired a traffic signal on a busy Houston highway. The witness told reporters that the… Read More »

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Can You Obtain Workers’ Compensation After Being Injured at Work by a Third Party?

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Most people understand that they can pursue workers’ compensation benefits when they are injured at work during the scope of employment due to circumstances that are caused by their employer or another employee. However, it can be much more confusing for an injured worker to understand his or her options after an injury occurs… Read More »

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Your Ability to Change Your Workers’ Compensation Treatment Provider

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After suffering an injury at work, you may be surprised to learn that you do not choose your workers’ compensation treatment providers. You may be entitled to the benefits of workers’ compensation after being injured at your workplace during the scope of your employment, and this compensation usually includes medical care that is necessary… Read More »

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