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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05
OCT
2018

Florida Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates Set Decline But Does Not Help Injured Workers!

Florida’s Workers’ Compensation rates are going down. In 2018, more than 500 professions saw their rates decrease. The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has recommended a 13.4% reduction in employee compensation insurance premiums, which will take effect... Read More →
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28
SEP
2018

Injured Roofer In Miami Rescued From Top Of Office Building

A roofer in Miami, Florida may be in need of a Miami Workers’ Compensation Lawyer after crashing into a window. A witnesses stated that they heard breaking glass and observed the individual dangling from a rope from a four-story office building. Fortunately, investigators stated... Read More →
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21
SEP
2018

PTSD Now Included In Florida Workers’ Compensation

Post-traumatic stress disorder or (PTSD as its’ often referred to), is a very serious psychological medical condition. It affects a person’s everyday life, impacting their relationships and ability to work. As a result, the State of Florida has finally passed legislation to have... Read More →
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14
SEP
2018

Florida Workers’ Compensation Rates Could Drop

Florida Workers’ Compensation Rates rates may be reduced by 13.4 % starting 2019 if approved. A proposal by the N.C.C.I. (the body that helps determine workers’ compensation premiums), was made last month. The Council reported that the reason for the requested drop is... Read More →
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05
SEP
2018

OSHA Assesses Large Fines Against Walt Disney World For Workers Injuries

Accidents will happen at any workplace, even in the Magic Kingdom. Unfortunately, three serious claims took place this summer, including two fatalities. In June, one employee suffered a traumatic injury resulting in the loss of a finger. The Occupational Safety and Health... Read More →
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23
AUG
2018

Are Smartphones Boosting Workers’ Compensation Claims?

Workers’ Compensation laws are set up to insure that employees injured on the job receive medical care and lost wages. Over the years, employers have worked to increase safety regulations in order to reduce accidents. While it is true that on-the-job injuries are declining, there... Read More →
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21
AUG
2018

Obtaining Help Through the Florida Workers’ Compensation Law

A plan to raze a building in Miami recently went terribly wrong when the structure unexpectedly collapsed, seriously injuring a 46-year-old worker. The victim will undoubtedly require both medical treatment and lost wages. As such and in order to protect his rights, he should... Read More →
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