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

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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?

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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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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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What You Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation and Burns

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Despite the numerous safety measures and guidelines put in place by law, burns in the workplace continue to account for a considerable portion of all burns. According to the American Burn Association, eight percent of burns occur at work. And here in Florida, over 800 workers have already filed workers’ compensation claims in 2018… Read More »

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How a Pre-existing Condition Can Affect a Workers’ Compensation Claim

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Incurring an injury at work is always challenging. In addition to the mental and emotional toll that injuries can place on you, a workplace injury can also cause many physical injuries that you don’t readily have funds available to finance. The fortunate thing is that workers’ compensation is generally available to workers who are… Read More »

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Recent Changes in Florida Workers’ Compensation Law for First Responders

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Most people in the community can probably agree that first responders – a category that encompasses police officers, firefighters, paramedics and other emergency personnel – face unique challenges in their respective professions. After all, they are the people who get called when others are facing a crisis. As a result, first responders often witness… Read More »

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Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claims and How They Affect Yours

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Workers’ compensation claims can be difficult to prove which means that people who have been legitimately injured at work can find it challenging to obtain the compensation they deserve. This difficulty is largely attributable to workers’ compensation fraud which is, unfortunately, not uncommon. A few months ago, Fox 13 reported that video cameras had… Read More »

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