Workers Compensation

How much does workers comp pay for lost wages | Florida workers compensation lost wage benefits
November 15, 2022 in

Attendant care: How can my spouse or family member get paid if I am injured at work?

There are two broad categories of Workers' Compensation benefits: indemnity benefits, which cover lost wages or reduced earnings; and medical benefits, including treatment, prescriptions, equipment, attendant care expenses, and mileage reimbursement. What is a care attendant? A lot of people don't think about it, but attendant care can be a huge medical benefit. If...
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October 5, 2022 in

Workers´ Compensation Lawyer

When a debilitating work injury has destroyed your life, you have the right to certain benefits. Your employer was likely required to provide you with workers’ compensation coverage. This should provide you with specific benefits in the event that you were unable to work due to an on-the-job injury. But just because you are...
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When can you get workers’ compensation benefits
September 21, 2022 in

When can you get workers’ compensation benefits?

Under the Florida Workers Compensation Law, benefits are paid based upon disability.  What is disability? Disability means you are unable to earn the same wages you were earning at the time of injury due to injury.  To prove disability you need to show a casual connection between your loss of wages and the injury. ...
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Workers' Compensation in Florida | Workmans' Comp Payouts
September 16, 2022 in

Claiming Workplace Disability?

Under the Florida Workers Compensation Law, benefits are paid based upon disability.  What is disability? Disability means an “incapacity because of the injury to earn in the same or any other employment the wages which the employer is receiving at the time of the injury”.  In other words, you need to show that you...
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Boca Raton Workers Compensation Lawyer
August 1, 2022 in

Fraud or Misrepresentation and Workers’ Compensation

In Florida, the burden is on injured workers to prove that they suffered a workplace accident.  For all injuries, an injured worker needs to prove disability by a reasonable degree of medical certainty based on objective relevant medical findings; and also that the accident is the “major contributing cause” of any resulting injuries.  (Fl....
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May 20, 2022 in

Can I go to my own Doctor if I am in need of Treatment and the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carrier has not provided me with any Treatment or denied my Treatment?

What if you get injured on the job and cannot return to work? You tell your supervisor about your injury right after it happens.   He/she does not give you any instruction. You seek treatment at the local emergency room or urgent care center.  But then you do not hear anything at all from your...
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March 14, 2022 in

Can I get Workers’ Compensation benefits even if I do not know how the accident happened or I caused the accident?

Workers’ compensation in Florida is a no-fault system. The injured worker does not have to prove that the accident was not their fault in order to obtain benefits.  The employer must pay benefits regardless of fault.  In exchange for this, employers are not liable for pain and suffering and other forms of awards available...
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February 15, 2022 in

If I refuse to go back to work after suffering a work-related injury can I still collect workers’ compensation benefits?

Workers’ Compensation benefits generally fall into one of two categories.  Benefits are either for lost time or reduced wages, referred to as “indemnity” benefits; or are for medical benefits which include treatment, prescriptions, apparatus’s, mileage reimbursement among other things.  This article is going to focus on indemnity benefits. You may be able to return...
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How much does workers comp pay for lost wages | Florida workers compensation lost wage benefits | LaBovick Law Group of West Palm Beach, Florida
February 9, 2022 in

If I get fired from my job after suffering a work related injury, can I still collect workers’ compensation benefits?

Workers’ Compensation benefits generally fall into one of two categories.  Benefits are either for lost or reduced wages, referred to as “indemnity” benefits; or are for medical which include treatment, prescriptions, apparatus’s, mileage reimbursement among other things.  This article is going to focus on indemnity benefits. You may be able to return to work...
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January 31, 2022 in

Can I get Workers’ Compensation benefits if I did not have an actual accident, but where performing my job duties caused disability?

Proving the happening of an accident under Florida’s workers' compensation law is not always an easy thing, but it is even more difficult when there was no actual accident or incident that you can pinpoint. In other words, if you fell off of a ladder, tripped or slipped, and fell and suffered an injury...
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