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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

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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

By Payer & Associates |

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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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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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?

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

By Payer & Associates |

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

By Payer & Associates |

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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