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.
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
Hearing loss is an occupational hazard for many employees. Although hearing can be damaged by a single exposure to a very loud noise, such as an explosion or a falling cargo container, most employment-related hearing loss
The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) is a workers’ compensation law that covers private sector employees who work in longshore, harbor, and certain other maritime occupations.
Accidents cause physical, emotional, and financial pain. When an accident occurs outside of the workplace, accident victims are usually entitled to compensation from a person whose carelessness caused the injury.
Recent data released by the Social Security Administration (SSA) suggests that the SSA is increasing its approval rate of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims. During the last ten years, annual approval
Florida workers are almost always entitled to compensation for workplace injuries. Some employees receive that compensation after filing a workers’ compensation petition for benefits with the State of Florida.
Most American states allow car accident victims to sue drivers for injury compensation if the driver’s negligence caused their injuries. Although state laws differ regarding liability when the injury victim shares