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How Much Does Steroid Injection Increase Settlement Amounts

Navigating personal injury settlements in Florida requires a keen grasp of key factors. A pivotal one is medical treatment, spotlighting steroid injections. These injections, common in severe back pain cases, beg the question: how much does steroid injection increase settlement amounts? In Florida, where injury laws have unique stipulations, understanding

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Lost Wages in Workers’ Compensation Claims

Under the Florida Workers Compensation Law, lost wage benefits are paid based upon disability from a work-related injury.  What is disability? Disability means you are unable to earn the same wages you were earning at the time of injury.  To prove disability you need to show a casual connection between

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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

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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

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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

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