Workers Compensation

May 26, 2021 in

Can I get workers compensation benefits even if I suffer from a pre-existing condition?

In order to have a compensable workers compensation claim in Florida, you need to prove that the accident arose out of and in the course of your employment.  In other words, the accident resulted from your work activity or performance of your job duties while you were employed and working. You will then need...
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5 Step Evaluation

Social security disability can be a complicated process, requiring several steps to proving you are disabled. The complication ultimately begins with how social security defines disability. Social security defines disability as, “the inability to do any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to...
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May 25, 2021 in

If I am out of work due to a work-related injury, do I have to look for work to be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits?

Under the Florida Workers Compensation Law, benefits are paid based upon 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”.  Basically, the amount of workers’ compensation benefits will be determined based upon...
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Lawyer Up! Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Lawyer

A 2018 report from the American Bar Association showed that there were 1,338,678 practicing lawyers in the US. That's a significant increase from a decade earlier when numbers showed 1,162,124. That's a 15.2% growth spurt. Why are there so many more active attorneys? It seems that Americans require their legal assistance more often than...
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October 27, 2020 in

What should I do if my employer refuses to report my workers’ compensation claim?

What should I do if my employer refuses to report my workers’ compensation claim? You’re entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits whether or not your employer reports the claim. Do not get discouraged. Your company most likely has an insurance policy to cover workplace accidents. The information simply needs to be communicated to the insurance...
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October 1, 2020 in

Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Workers Who Die From Covid-19?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt life as we know it, many people have found themselves in situations where they must return to work, taking as many safety precautions as possible but still running the risk of catching coronavirus while at work. Some employees have died after complications from the virus. Does Workers’...
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September 24, 2020 in

What’s An Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement?

Suffering an injury at work brings with it more than physical pain and discomfort; there are significant financial factors to consider as well. From medical bills and prescriptions to lost work to covering your normal obligations, your situation can seem overwhelming. Workers' compensation is designed to help employees bridge the gap until they are...
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Workers' Compensation in Florida | Workmans' Comp Payouts | LaBovick Law Group
August 14, 2020 in

On the Job Injury Pay: How to Demand Your Protection as an Employee

On the Job Injury Pay: How to Demand Your Protection as an Employee If you've been hurt on your job, it's your employer's duty to help you recover from your injuries—physically and financially. While that's the way things should be, receiving on the job injury pay is sometimes a hassle. In such cases, getting...
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August 5, 2020 in

How to Find a Good Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in FL

How to Find a Good Workers' Compensation Lawyer in FL Have you been injured on the job? Were you the victim of a car accident while driving or riding in a vehicle for work-related reasons? You may be entitled to more compensation than your insurance company is offering. Your ongoing medical bills, lost wages,...
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Workers Compensation
June 29, 2020 in

No Fault: Florida Workers Compensation, And What No Fault Actually Means

No-Fault: Florida Workers Compensation, And What No-Fault Actually Means Unlike personal injury claims, the Florida Workers’ Compensation system is a no-fault law. The law attempts to provide medical and lost wage benefits in a quick and efficient manner. An injured worker does not need to prove that the employer’s actions (negligence) were responsible for...
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