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Telecommuting Employees and Workers’ Compensation

By Payer & Associates |

Telecommuting is becoming an increasingly attractive option for both employers and employees and for that reason, it is also becoming increasingly more common. Employees appreciate the convenience and flexibility for being able to work from home or other locations of their choosing. Similarly, employers enjoy financial benefits such as the reduced cost that comes… Read More »

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The Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits a Survivor Can Obtain After a Work-Related Fatality

By Payer & Associates |

Injuries that occur on the job are always tragic. After all, anyone who goes to work is not expecting to incur an injury while trying to provide for their family. When it happens, it is unexpected and can lead to heartbreaking consequences. The greatest of these scenarios is of course when a worker suffers… Read More »

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So You’ve Been Injured During a Business Trip. Can You Still Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

By Payer & Associates |

Most people love business trips. After all, it’s a fun way to break up the day to day monotony of work life. You may be able to travel to a new city or even state while still furthering your career. When packing for a trip, you probably make sure to account for wardrobe emergencies,… Read More »

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Are There Dangers of Returning to Work Too Soon After Being Injured at Work?

By Payer & Associates |

After being injured at work and subsequently being out of work to recover from your injuries, you may feel pressured to return to your position despite not being physically equipped to do so. Your bills may be mounting, your family is likely externalizing stress to you, and your employer may even be calling repeatedly… Read More »

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Understanding Your Right to Medical Care Under Workers’ Compensation

By Payer & Associates |

If you have been injured at work, your first priority is likely trying to feel better. You have every right to get the medical treatment you need to recover and you should get it in concurrence with your workers’ compensation claim. However, when it comes to workers’ compensation, your medical care may not be… Read More »

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Can You File a Workers’ Claim for Injuries You Get From Working During Natural Disasters and Environmental Hazards?

By Payer & Associates |

Being a resident of the state of Florida has many benefits. In addition to the beautiful weather, Florida is home to lush greenery and miles of gorgeous coastline. Most Floridians would likely agree that the close proximity to the beach is one of the biggest benefits of living in the state. However, this coastline… Read More »

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What is Light Duty Work and How Can it Affect My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

By Payer & Associates |

Let’s envision a scenario where you are one of the thousands of Floridians who is injured on the job every year and subsequently files a workers’ compensation claim. It may obvious to you, your employer, and the insurance company that you are not able to do the job you were doing previously. However, did… Read More »

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Obtaining Workers’ Compensation For Construction Workers

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Anyone who works in the construction industry understands that risks come with the territory. And that’s why construction workers work so hard to follow the rules and comply with regulations. After all, no one wants to get hurt. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of the average construction worker, accidents sometimes happen anyway. Local10 News… Read More »

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What Happens When Your Workplace Has Mold?

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According to the Tampa Bay Times, employees of the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System are being moved out of their building after an indoor air quality report indicated that the building contained heightened levels of mold. The two types of mold identified in the October investigation, aspergillus and penicillium, are both known to cause… Read More »

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Obtaining Workers’ Compensation After an Industrial Accident

By Payer & Associates |

Anyone who works in the industrial industry knows that there is an inherently dangerous aspect of their job. However, this knowledge does not change the fact that, unfortunately, industrial workers can undertake every possible safety measure and still become injured on the job. Industrial accidents can lead to permanent disabilities that prevent the injured… Read More »

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