In Florida, working outdoors usually means working in hot weather. While heat stress is among the risks of working outside, an outdoor work environment can create other hazards to an employee’s health. Based on the work injuries we encounter as workers’
Personal injury lawyers help people recover compensation for injuries to their persons. An injury to the person will often have a financial impact, but personal injuries differ from breach of contract, property damage, and other purely economic harms.
Accident injuries often impair the ability to work. Injury victims are entitled to recover the wages the lose before the injury heals and they resume their employment. When the injury is permanent, victims can recover
Workers’ compensation schemes assure that employees who are injured at work receive medical treatment for their injuries. They also pay benefits to workers who become disabled because of work injuries.
If you ask a workers’ compensation insurance company when an injured employee should hire a lawyer to assist with a workers’ compensation claim, the company will probably answer “never.” Insurance companies regard lawyers as
Injured employees who make a formal claim for workers’ compensation must go through a process. To know how to respond to a claim denial, you should first understand that process. In many cases, injured employees can obtain
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.
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