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What Workers’ Comp Benefits are Available?

The workers’ compensation benefits you receive depend upon the nature of your injury and the extent to which it prevents you from working. Understanding the types of benefits and how they are determined is essential to planning your own finances and deciding when to settle your workers’ compensation claim. Benefits available to injured workers fall […]

What Workers’ Comp Benefits are Available?

The workers’ compensation benefits you receive depend upon the nature of your injury and the extent to which it prevents you from working. Understanding the types of benefits and how they are determined is essential to planning your own finances and deciding when to settle your workers’ compensation claim. Benefits available to injured workers fall […]

Non-Traumatic Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

Establishing the work-related nature of your injury is often the first of many challenges that a workers’ compensation claimant in Florida faces. In many cases, this is not much of a problem. If you were injured in a traumatic incident, it is usually clear that the injury was work-related. However, a large number of very […]

Non-Traumatic Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

Establishing the work-related nature of your injury is often the first of many challenges that a workers’ compensation claimant in Florida faces. In many cases, this is not much of a problem. If you were injured in a traumatic incident, it is usually clear that the injury was work-related. However, a large number of very […]

Beware of Non-Compete Clauses in Your Employment or Severance Agreement

Accepting a new job is always an exciting time. Similarly, leaving an existing job can be exciting or stressful depending on the circumstances. In either case, it can be easy to overlook the fine print on your employment or severance agreement. If you notice that a non-compete clause or similar language has been included, however, […]

How to Talk to Your Employer about Reasonable Accommodation

Two of the central provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are the dual requirements that employers not discriminate against employees or applicants with disabilities as long as they can perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation and that employers provide such accommodations upon request. Beyond the clear purpose of preventing […]

Problems with Florida’s Workers’ Comp System

Florida’s workers’ comp system has some unique problems. One of the chief issues with the Florida system is the requirement that all treatment for work-related injuries be performed by doctors preauthorized by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier. Besides the obvious unpleasantness of having to forego treatment with a doctor you know and trust and […]

How to Spot if You’ve Been Wrongfully Terminated

Wrongful termination does not mean simply being terminated unfairly, for a nonsensical reason or for no reason at all. It means being terminated in violation of a recognized legal right, whether created by law or through a private contract. Unfortunately, this means that if your employer fires you out of personal animosity or to open […]

How Employers Try to Avoid Paying Workers’ Comp

Despite the civil liability protection they receive under the workers’ compensation system, many employers — or more often their insurers — seem willing to do anything it takes to minimize benefits or avoid payment altogether. Unfortunately in these cases, the burden often falls to you as the claimant to overcome these challenges before you can […]

How Employers Try to Avoid Paying Workers’ Comp

Despite the civil liability protection they receive under the workers’ compensation system, many employers — or more often their insurers — seem willing to do anything it takes to minimize benefits or avoid payment altogether. Unfortunately in these cases, the burden often falls to you as the claimant to overcome these challenges before you can […]

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