18
FEB
2019

Margate Man Says Workers’ Compensation Insurance Denied Him Treatment After Explosion at Job Site

Under Florida law, if an employer has 4 or more workers (whether they are part-time or seasonal), they are required to have workers’ compensation insurance; if it’s in the construction field however, only one employee is necessary. Regretfully under most claims, the... Read More →
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13
FEB
2019

Worker Rescued From Construction Building

A 25 year-old construction worker was rescued from the top floor of a building that was under construction in North Lauderdale. Rescue personnel reported that the man suffered a neck and back injury while carry heavy materials. The building did not have any operational elevators,... Read More →
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29
JAN
2019

Coral Springs Construction Worker Injured After Falling From Scaffolding

An injury on the job causes just as much emotional turmoil as it does physical stress. Unfortunately, an injured employee must worry about how his/her family will be taken care of while they recover, which can be for an indefinite period of time. In these matters, an injured... Read More →
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21
JAN
2019

Demolition Man Hospitalized After Injury At Margate Warehouse

No this is not about Sylvester Stallone batting Wesley Snipes in that 1993 futuristic movie thriller! Rather, a construction worker at a Margate warehouse was transported to Northwest Medical Center by paramedics last week for a severe on the job head injury. Demolition workers... Read More →
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04
JAN
2019

Explosion At Pompano Beach High School Leaves Two Workers Seriously Injured

On Wednesday, September 25, 2018, two employees were injured due to an explosion at Blanche Ely High School in Pompano Beach, Florida. The City of Pompano Beach Fire Department was called to the scene to render assistance for this Florida workers’ compensation accident. Two of... Read More →
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06
DEC
2018

Construction Worker’s Arm Ripped Out Of Its Socket

A grisly accident took place in Broward County at a Coral Springs construction site when a day laborer had his right arm ripped off. According to witness statements, a worker, who was using an auger tool to bore holes into the ground, got it trapped in a drill bit causing the... Read More →
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26
NOV
2018

Reduced FL Workers’ Compensation Insurance Premiums Only Help Businesses

A decrease in the workers’ compensation insurance rate is expected to benefit businesses only!  Unfortunately, the complexities of the Florida Workers’ Compensation System have not been changed, which is why those filing a job related accident claim should seek legal... Read More →
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13
NOV
2018

Bucket Truck Topples Over Injuring a Worker in Coconut Creek

It all started out as a typical work day for an employee in Coconut Creek, Florida. Unfortunately, after climbing aboard his truck lift and raising its boom, he fell approximately 50 feet to the pavement below, striking a gas line while landing. The severely injured individual... Read More →
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08
NOV
2018

Court Finds Insurers Not Responsible For Known Losses

Employers cannot put a new workers’ compensation insurer on the hook for an old workplace injury, according to a recent decision by the Florida 1st District Court of Appeals. This ruling could make it more difficult for injured employees to properly identify the company... Read More →
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02
NOV
2018

Why Employee’s Should Know About Workers’ Compensation

Coral Springs residents need help when it comes to injuries that occur on the job. Many workers sadly are unaware of the complexity of the workers’ compensation system. This lack of knowledge causes many injured employees to go unheard when they experience a workplace... Read More →
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