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Is Covid-19 Covered by the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act?

Unfortunately, the pandemic is raging on. It appears, in fact, that the world might be experiencing a second wave of virus infections. The countries that were able to bring down infection rates to relatively low numbers during the summer months have numbers that are disturbingly going back up. In the United States, it appears that we are on an upward trajectory to another, third, peak in virus infections.

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SSDI FAQs to Help You Through the Process

Seeking disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) can be a bit of a challenge. More than half of initial Social Security Disability Insurance claims (SSDI claims) are denied, requiring claimants to take further steps to obtain benefits. Therefore, the more information you have in your corner on how to most efficiently demonstrate to the SSA that you are eligible for SSDI benefits the better.

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Car Accident Damages – What Can I Claim?

Car accidents can range from minor fender benders to catastrophic, and each car accident has a unique set of circumstances. So, it can be a challenge to make an estimate as to the amount of compensation you should receive in any given case. That said, under Florida law, there are various categories of damages that you can receive when you are the victim of a car accident, which was caused by another driver’s negligence.

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Five Important Aspects of Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Act That You Should Know

It’s human nature, especially when we’re young, to think that we are invincible, or that we will not be the one to get into an accident at work. Of course, our optimistic nature is not always the best gauge of reality, and accidents happen.

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What is a Social Security Disability Assessment?

If you are suffering from a disability and are unable to work, you can obtain Social Security benefits to help you. Of course, there is a process to determine whether you are eligible for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). It is termed a social security disability “assessment.”

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Are You Able to Prove Hearing Loss After a Car Accident?

Hearing loss is often called an “invisible injury.” Why? Because it is hard to prove, compared to more obvious physical injuries like broken bones. That, in turn, makes it a challenge to prove to an insurance company that you actually suffered hearing loss as a direct result of a car accident.

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What is the “Ticket to Work” Program?

It is common to complain about work. How many television shows do we see in which the main character is doing whatever he can to get out of work? How often do people find themselves daydreaming about winning the lottery so they don’t have to go to work, and trade in their corporate cubical for a Caribbean cruise?  

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What is the Florida Wrongful Death Act?

When someone dies as a result of the negligent or reckless conduct of another, whether it is from a car accident, a slip, and fall, or a construction accident, the victim’s family experiences a terrible loss. That loss should be compensated, and the party responsible for the victim’s death should provide that necessary compensation.

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Slip and Fall – Do I Have a Case?

You might be surprised to learn that slip and fall accidents are second only to motor vehicle accidents in all accidental deaths in the United States. Indeed, slip and fall accidents account for approximately 15 percent of accidental deaths.

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Workers’ Comp FAQs – Answers for Injured Workers

When you are injured at work and have questions about the workers’ compensation process – which can be challenging – consider contacting a Florida Workers’ Compensation Act attorney in Jacksonville, like the experienced attorneys at RITE Law.