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Workers Compensation
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 was then airlifted to a local hospital. Plus it […]
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 responsible for their workers’ compensation claims, which makes it all the […]
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 accident. Frankly, the process is quite cumbersome and intimidating. As such, […]
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 next year. Unfortunately, the rate decrease only helps employers. In fact, the money “saved” is not given […]
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 that the employee was wearing all necessary safety gear which ultimately […]
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 this covered under the workers’ compensation system effective 10/01/18, but only for […]
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 because there are fewer workers’ compensation claims being filed than in previous years. […]
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 Administration (OSHA) originally cited and fined Disney $10,000 for not reporting the “amputation.” […]
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 is one area that is on the rise, motor vehicle […]
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 hire the legal services of an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer. This […]
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