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Florida House Passes Workers’ Compensation Reform Bill

Workers’ compensation payments might be changing soon in Florida. That’s because the Florida House of Representatives just passed a bill that makes significant changes to the system. If you ask a Florida workers’ compensation attorney, the bill is good news for people making workers’ compensation claims, because it expands benefits in many cases.

The bill expands temporary payments

If the bill comes into law, temporary disability benefits are going to increase from 104 weeks to up to 260 weeks. This is the case for both temporary total disability and temporary partial disability payments. The law change is meant to fix a current gap in lost wage payments. This occurs where benefits end prematurely, but the injured person hasn’t yet returned to work or received a declaration of permanent disability.

Why work with an attorney?

If you’re injured at work, it’s important to hire an experienced Florida Workers’ Compensation attorney. A Coral Springs workers’ compensation lawyer can help you get the benefits that are deserved without the frustration of trying to go it alone. Attorney Evan M. Ostfeld devotes his legal practice to helping people who have been injured on the job. Workers’ compensation law is quite complicated, but Evan enjoys helping his clients navigate through this difficult system in securing lost wages and medical benefits.

Find a lawyer that has been representing injured workers for twenty five years!

It’s important to hire Evan M. Ostfeld who is a very knowledgeable attorney for your Florida workers’ compensation matter. Evan and his staff will keep you updated throughout all stages of the process. Furthermore, they’ll make sure that all benefits due under the law are paid to you! As a courtesy, he can provide a no obligation case evaluation. Should you, a family member or friend been injured on the job, feel free to contact Evan M. Ostfeld at (954) 227-7529,

(866) I SUE YOU, (866) 478-3968 or evan@attorney4life.com.  

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