The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers several benefit programs for Americans. Most people know about the SSA because they contribute a share of their income toward their Social Security account with every paycheck.
Personal injury claims seek compensation for bodily injuries and accompanying emotional injuries that are caused by another person or business. While injury claims can be based on the intentional conduct, such
Every state requires employers to pay workers’ compensation to employees who suffer a work-related physical injury that requires medical care or causes the employee to miss a certain amount of work.
A personal injury claim is a legal demand for compensation that is asserted against a person or business that caused an injury to the person. Personal injuries are bodily (physical) injuries. Injury victims are also entitled to recover
The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) is a federal workers compensation program. The LHWCA generally covers injuries that occur while working in employment that involves the loading or unloading of
A 2021 study by the Insurance Research Council found that more than 20% of Florida drivers are uninsured. Mississippi has the highest percentage of uninsured drivers, a statistic that correlates with having
Most Florida businesses must purchase workers’ compensation coverage for employees who are injured at work. Only a limited number of employers are exempt from that requirement. The most common exemption applies
The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) is a federal law that covers most employees who load, unload, build, repair, or disassemble ships, as well as related jobs that are performed in harbors
In many respects, workers’ compensation benefits in Florida are less generous than those in states that have greater concern for the well-being of injury victims. The failure to cover certain long-term losses caused by work
The Florida Workers’ Compensation Act requires most Florida employers to purchase workers’ compensation insurance that covers their employees. The Act also states that employers are not required to provide coverage for