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October 4, 2021 in

Is sleep apnea considered a disability?

[embed]https://vimeo.com/478372841[/embed] Sleep apnea can certainly be considered a disabling condition, depending upon the type and severity of sleep apnea you have. Sleep apnea in general is a sleep disorder where breathing repeatedly starts and stops at night. There are three types of sleep apnea: obstructive sleep apnea which is the most common type, central...
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October 4, 2021 in

Do I qualify for disability while I recover from a hip replacement?

[embed]https://vimeo.com/510300968[/embed] More than 450,000 people in the United States undergo hip replacements every year. This procedure involves replacing the hip joint with a prosthetic implant. This is usually done when someone is in severe pain where conservative measures have not significantly alleviated the pain. IT could also be a result of a hip fracture....
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What to Do if You’re Hit by an Uninsured Motorist

If you are ever in a situation where you are hit by an uninsured driver in Florida, it is important to know the steps to take after. STEP 1: DON’T PANIC & DOCUMENT LOSSES Since Florida is a no-fault state, your auto insurance policy actually covers you when an uninsured motorist hits you. Try...
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Injured at Work Can I Sue | West Palm Beach Workers Compensation Lawyer | LaBovick Law Group of South Florida
September 21, 2021 in

What happens to my workers compensation benefits even if I am receiving social security disability, pension or unemployment benefits?

There are two types of benefits that you may be entitled to if you have a compensable workers’ compensation claim in Florida.  The first one is medical treatment and related expenses. The second one is compensation for lost earnings, often referred to as indemnity benefits. Indemnity benefits vary depending on the nature of your...
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September 15, 2021 in

Florida Truck Accident FAQs

What Kind of Vehicles Are Considered ‘Commercial’ Trucks? 18-wheelers, construction vehicles, delivery trucks, tractor-trailers, and tanker trucks are all included. Any vehicle that requires a commercial driver’s license to operate is considered a commercial vehicle. What Does a Truck Accident Lawyer Do? A truck accident lawyer is a type of personal injury lawyer that...
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September 14, 2021 in

7 Delayed Car Crash Symptoms Not to Ignore

Car crash injuries are often immediately apparent, but others can have hidden or delayed symptoms. Because delayed symptoms can be a sign of severe trauma, seeing a doctor immediately after a crash is critical for your health. Be aware of the following seven delayed car crash injury symptoms that shouldn’t be ignored. Headaches Headaches...
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September 13, 2021 in

[Interactive Map and Study] High Collision Areas for Teenage Drivers in Florida

On March 29, 2021, a 15-year-old driver in Tallahassee, Florida lost control of his car on a dark, narrow road, and crashed into a tree. The high-speed crash caused minor injuries for him but killed both passengers – who were also teenagers. Officials reported that the driver’s lack of experience, speed, and roadway conditions...
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September 6, 2021 in

What Is the Most Common Cause of Car Crash Deaths?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 36,096 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2019, which is actually down 2.0 percent from 2018. Drunk driving could be attributed to almost a third of those fatalities. Drunk Driving Statistics 10,142 people were killed in alcohol-impaired accidents in 2019. (NHTSA) 30 people in...
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September 6, 2021 in

Who Is Liable in a Truck Accident?

Liability in a truck accident is not always clear, and it can be even more complicated if multiple parties caused the crash. Figuring out who is liable will take an extensive investigation, but responsibility will typically fall on one or all of the following parties. The Truck Driver Truck drivers have a duty to...
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September 1, 2021 in

What Are the Legal Rights of Nursing Home Residents?

The quality of nursing home care in Florida is an increasing concern. The state and the federal government have established regulations with respect to how residents should be treated and the minimum standards of care. Nursing Home Reform Act The 1987 Nursing Home Reform Act established the Resident’s Bill of Rights, which grants those...
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