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Types of Compensable Injuries Under Workers’ Compensation

Defining “injury” under the Florida workers’ compensation laws is not as straightforward as you might think. When most people think of on-the-job injuries, they imagine the results of trauma or accidents — for example, injuring your shoulder or head when falling boxes strike you. However, many other types of injuries may qualify for workers’ compensation.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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