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Why You Can’t Sue Your Employer for a Workplace Injury

Years ago, throughout the United States, an injured employee’s sole recourse was to sue the employer in tort in much the same way a car accident victim sues an at-fault driver. The problem was, however, that an injured worker could only recover if the employer was at fault. Even then, the employer would often argue […]

Why You Can’t Sue Your Employer for a Workplace Injury

Years ago, throughout the United States, an injured employee’s sole recourse was to sue the employer in tort in much the same way a car accident victim sues an at-fault driver. The problem was, however, that an injured worker could only recover if the employer was at fault. Even then, the employer would often argue […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Workplace Injury: Not Ready For Work

For workers injured on the job in Florida, most employers are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance. This program provides medical, wage loss and other benefits in the event of injury. If injured, you might not be able to return to the work you did before, but your doctor says you can — what happens […]

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