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What Mistakes Do Injured Workers Make After a Workplace Injury?

By Payer & Associates |

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

By Payer & Associates |

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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How Video Surveillance Can Affect a Workers’ Compensation Claim

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These days, surveillance cameras are everywhere. Whether you are frequenting a business or working in one, there is a good chance that there is a camera recording you. However, surveillance video is also often used in determining the outcome of a workers’ compensation claim which many workers are not aware of. Local 10 News… Read More »

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How Workers Can Avoid Lightning Accidents in Florida

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Florida is known as the Sunshine State, but all that sunshine comes at a price that can affect its workers. According to AccuWeather, while the state of Florida averages fourth in the nation for lightning flashes, more people are struck and killed by lightning in Florida than in any other state. This is largely… Read More »

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Understanding Florida’s Presumption of Occupational Causation

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Obtaining workers’ compensation benefits may sound like something that should be relatively easy. After all, if you were injured at work during the course of your employment, you should be able to obtain benefits. However, the truth is that some injuries are much more difficult to link to your workplace and obtain benefits for… Read More »

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How Safety Violations at Work Can Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits

By Payer & Associates |

Most workers genuinely strive to adhere to our company’s safety regulations and rules. We simply go to work to earn a living so that we can continue supporting ourselves and our families and we understand that complying with safety stipulations is an important aspect of that. However, we have all had moments at work… Read More »

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