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Understanding Liability After a Boating Accident

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Considering the fact that the Sunshine State is a peninsula surrounded by water on three sides, it is not surprising that boating is such a popular recreational activity in Florida. However, in addition to being a popular activity year-round and especially in the warmest summer months, boating is also a potentially hazardous one. According… Read More »

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A New Report Shows That Nearly Half of COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Claims in Florida Have Been Denied

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While some workers were fortunate enough to be able to transition to working from home earlier this year when it became clear that the COVID-19 outbreak was in fact becoming a pandemic, many others continued to serve our communities in public-facing roles as essential workers. And while these workers have fulfilled essential positions and… Read More »

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3 Avoidable Mistakes Injured Workers Make After a Workplace Injury

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While there is a risk of injury in many jobs, some are significantly more dangerous than others. With approximately 4.6 million workers injured every year in this country according to the National Safety Council, many injured Americans suffer needless pain and suffering on an annual basis. However, one of the most important things to… Read More »

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Obtaining Compensation for a Workplace Amputation Injury

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Local 10 News has reported that, sadly, a construction worker recently had an arm severed when he fell on a job site in Fort Lauderdale on a Thursday afternoon. This tragic amputation injury reportedly happened as the 39-year-old man was working on the 6th floor and fell to the 5th floor where it appears… Read More »

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What You Should Do After a Florida Car Accident

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As much as no one wants to think about it when climbing behind the wheel of a car, vehicles have the potential to be dangerous and when collisions occur, tragic results often follow. In 2018 alone, there were more than 250,000 injuries from car accidents in the state of Florida. As no one predicts… Read More »

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The Latest Work-Related Threat to Animal Care and Service Workers

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A career within the animal care or service industry can be extremely rewarding. After all, this nontraditional work experience involves an ever changing environment that is ideal for anyone who loves the creatures of the animal kingdom. However, following a passion for animals has long been able to result in tragic consequences at work…. Read More »

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Smile, You’re on Camera! The Impact of Video Surveillance on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

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It seems like cameras are everywhere these days and that includes in many workplace environments. According to the results of one study, upwards of a billion surveillance cameras are expected to be watching around the world in 2021. In some cases, video footage can help an injured worker successfully obtain benefits that he or… Read More »

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What You Can Do to Increase the Value of Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

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Did you know that a worker is injured on-the-job once every seven seconds in this country? That equates to a lot of employees in this country who are hurt every single day while simply trying to make a living. And unfortunately, challenges don’t end at the injury itself. Instead, many injured workers find themselves… Read More »

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Factory Workers and Workers’ Compensation

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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

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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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