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Stay Offline – Social Media Can Hurt Your Personal Injury Claim

By Payer & Associates |

These days, social media plays a vital role in many of our lives and almost all of us are guilty of using it in some way. The Pew Research Center has asserted that roughly 70 percent of Americans these days are using at least one type of social media. This is a substantial increase… Read More »

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Gig Workers and Workers’ Compensation

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Local 10 News recently reported that the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in even the gig workers who used to have some of the most reliable employment opportunities possible facing shifting roles and high competition. With the nationwide unemployment rate having reached heights this country hasn’t seen since the Great Depression, a wave of newly… Read More »

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The Risks of Being Struck by Falling Objects in Construction

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Unfortunately, a worker in Destin was injured on a recent weekday afternoon while installing a new sign at Hooters on Emerald Coast Parkway. The new sign was being moved from a truck according to reports from authorities when it became dislodged, fell to the ground and hit the worker. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office… Read More »

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Avoiding Liability While Hosting

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Even this far into a whirlwind of a year that began with not only a bang, but also an unprecedented pandemic, it is hard to believe that the end of summer is only a few days away. Many people will be throwing parties and backyard barbecues in an effort to celebrate the last glimpse… Read More »

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Coping with Paralysis After a Car Crash

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Local 10 News recently reported that a six-year-old Florida girl who was paralyzed in a car accident has started a new journey. The little girl was recently flown out to Philadelphia in order to begin a rigorous rehabilitation regime with the help of a furry friend. Several South Florida foundations joined together to provide… Read More »

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Your Responsibilities After Being Injured at Work

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If you have suffered an injury or illness at work, there are certain responsibilities and duties that should be fulfilled by your employer. However, there are also things that you as the injured worker should do in order to ensure that things proceed smoothly, especially because employers and their insurers are always looking for… Read More »

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Understanding the Causes of Florida Car Accidents

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With over 17 million drivers behind the wheel in the state of Florida before even accounting for the many annual visitors, it likely comes as no surprise that there are millions of tickets written and a significant number of traffic accidents every year. These car accidents can arise from a variety of factors and… Read More »

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Factors to Consider Before Settling Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

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If you have found yourself among the thousands of workers who are injured in the scope of employment every year, you have likely begun the process of pursuing a Florida workers’ compensation claim to help offset unexpected expenses such as medical bills and a sudden loss of income. And when you receive the lump… Read More »

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Maximizing Safety for Construction Workers

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In a tragic turn, a construction worker has died after being rescued by authorities at a worksite near the Orlando International Airport according to an article published recently by Spectrum 13 News. The worker who perished was one of two who had to be rescued after they became trapped in a pipe and submerged… Read More »

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Using Power Tools Safely at Work

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Spectrum 13 News recently reported that local firefighters were able to save a tree trimmer who was clinging 35 feet from the ground after the worker reportedly cut himself with a chainsaw. Fortunately, the worker, an unidentified man in his 20s, was reportedly in stable condition after sustaining a laceration from the power tool…. Read More »

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