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Understanding the Causes of Florida Car Accidents

By Payer & Associates |

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

By Payer & Associates |

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

By Payer & Associates |

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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4 Common Ways to Jeopardize a Personal Injury Case

By Payer & Associates |

An unexpected injury can be physically painful and emotionally stressful, and this is magnified when you realize that someone else is responsible for your injury who you may choose to pursue a claim against. But unfortunately, there are various ways that your personal injury claim can become a bust. The good news is that… Read More »

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Can Your Employer Use Your Sick Leave to Avoid Paying You Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

By Payer & Associates |

Many of us hold on to our sick time at work and allow it to accumulate while trying to save this leave for a rainy day. But when we suddenly find ourselves injured at work while working in the scope of employment, the last thing that most of us have contemplated is whether we… Read More »

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Driving Rules For Your Teen Driver

By Payer & Associates |

In a tragic recounting, NBC Miami 6 News recently published an article on a Fourth of July single-car crash in Tamarac that left two teen girls dead and three other teens hospitalized. Authorities have asserted that a 17-year-old teen driver was headed southbound on State Road 7 with four passengers in the car at… Read More »

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Overcoming Medical Treatment Challenges of COVID-19 with Telemedicine

By Payer & Associates |

It is unquestionable that the coronavirus pandemic has had a profound impact on every single American and has created countless challenges across the country, including for those who have been injured in the scope of employment and are struggling to recover from a health crisis while concurrently ensuring the financial viability of their families…. Read More »

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So You’ve Been Injured at Work – Should You Pursue Workers’ Compensation Benefits or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

By Payer & Associates |

Many of the 4.6 million workers who are injured every year while working in the scope of their employment struggle to understand their next steps and the rights they have to recover compensation for their medical bills, lost wages and other expenses. One of the biggest questions that many injured workers have is whether… Read More »

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Summer Workplace Risks for Farmers and Agriculture Workers

By Payer & Associates |

Farmers and other agricultural workers are some of the most essential workers in our society as they grow food that nourishes the population. Workers in this industry who are employed in the Sunshine State are especially valuable, as the weather here allows for the cultivation of crops that won’t grow almost anywhere else in… Read More »

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