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
Employees who are injured at work are almost always entitled to workers’ compensation. Most private employees are covered by state workers’ compensation laws. Employees of the federal government are covered
Back injuries are among the most frequent causes of work absences. Back injuries at work account for almost 20% of workers’ compensation claims. They are also among the claims that insurance companies most commonly
The Florida legislature is extraordinarily friendly to insurance companies and their lobbyists. Unfortunately, the legislature is unfriendly to injured workers. It regularly accepts the myths that insurers spread to avoid paying
Employees who suffer a work-related injury in Florida are entitled to make a workers’ compensation claim. Employees may be entitled to a variety of benefits, including medical treatment, temporary disability benefits
When you begin your Florida job, the first thing on your mind is likely not which workers’ compensation program applies to you. However, if you are ever injured on the job, then the workers’ compensation benefits that apply to you
Virtually every employer in Florida is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Employers have the choice to either self-insure, or to obtain workers’ compensation insurance through a private insurer or the State.