04
APR
2018

Legal Assistance For Those In Need Of Workers’ Compensation

The recent bridge tragedy in Miami, Florida illustrates the risks in infrastructure construction here or anywhere elsewhere in the state for that matter. Men and women suffer workplace injuries daily and may therefore be entitled to financial assistance and/or medical care... Read More →
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16
MAR
2018

Legal Assistance For Those Seeking Workers’ Compensation

The risk of a job related accident was illustrated by a recent mishap in Coral Springs that seriously injured an electrical worker. There is a good possibility that the hurt employee will require extensive medical treatment along with lost wages. Do note however that the awarding... Read More →
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06
MAR
2018

First Responders In Florida Aren’t Covered For PTSD

First Responders In Florida Aren’t Covered For PTSD A Florida bill to compensate first responders for post traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) passed unanimously in the Florida House of Representatives on Monday and in the Florida Senate on Thursday, March 1, 2018. First responders... Read More →
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01
MAR
2018

Cases From The Supreme Court

1. ERISA exemption: The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) offers certain protections to participants in qualified retirement plans. Church plans however are specifically exempted. ln this case, a group of employees worked for a health care network formed via... Read More →
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01
MAR
2018

Employment Discrimination And Wage & Hour Law (Unpaid Overtime)

Zero-Tolerance Policy — An employee who had previously filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) got into an altercation with a co-worker. The employer had a policy against fighting and fired both employees. One sued and claimed that the employer... Read More →
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01
MAR
2018

Collections Law – When Your Spouse Has Debts

Are you liable for your spouse’s debts? It depends on the applicable state law. In community property states, most debts incurred by one spouse during the marriage are attributed to both. In other states however that follow “common law” property rules, the debts... Read More →
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01
MAR
2018

Roundup Of Key Estate-Planning Terms

One should always use an attorney (and not simply “one-size-fits-all forms” found on the internet) to engage in the creation of wills, trusts and/or estate planning documents. In order to have a basic understanding of the key terms however, the following is a mini-glossary for... Read More →
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01
MAR
2018

Animals In The Car? Safety First!

All people know by now that using a seat belt is required by law in most states. Few however follow the same safety rule for their loveable animals. Although my labradoodle “Buddy” loves to ride with the windows down when we go to the store, bank, post office and/or getting gas,... Read More →
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14
FEB
2018

Florida Bill Seeks To Stop Arrests Of Injured Illegal Alien Workers

There is a new law being considered by Florida lawmakers to protect unauthorized immigrants who get injured on the job. It would prevent insurance companies from denying workers’ compensation benefits to employees who are legally not permitted to work. Plus, it could help prevent... Read More →
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02
FEB
2018

Change In The Workers’ Compensation Law For First Responders?

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or P.T.S.D. for short, is a serious health condition for anyone. The sad truth however is that first responders are not eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits in Florida even if they are suffering from mental trauma stemming from as a... Read More →
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