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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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February 10, 2022 in

What is a No Contact Motorcycle Accident?

A “no contact” motorcycle accident essentially occurs when a rider avoids a collision with another vehicle but winds up crashing themselves. A driver’s negligent behavior causes these accidents in most cases. For example, an unsignaled lane change, cutting a motorcycle off, or an abrupt stop. In these scenarios, the driver can still be found...
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February 10, 2022 in

How Much Is My Slip and Fall Case Worth?

Since every slip and fall injury is different, there is no simple answer for how much your case is worth. The amount of compensation you are entitled to will depend on many factors unique to your accident.  Accident Expenses The higher your financial losses related to the slip and fall accident, the more money...
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February 10, 2022 in

What Happens if You Hit a Pedestrian Jaywalking?

Determining liability in a pedestrian accident case is often a challenging process, but what if the pedestrian was jaywalking? In that case, fault will come down to who had the right of way. However, the driver and the pedestrian will often share the blame.  Do Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way in Florida? ...
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February 10, 2022 in

Advantages of a Pedestrian Accident Attorney

A pedestrian accident can be devastating, and you may be unable to work and face a long recovery. While the law does not require you to hire legal representation, there are many advantages to having a West Palm Beach pedestrian accident attorney guide you through the claims process.  Zero Financial Risk Most pedestrian accident...
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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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January 31, 2022 in

Neurogenic bladder is a potentially disabling condition

Neurogenic bladder, alternatively known as neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction, is a problem that occurs when a person lacks bladder control due to a brain, nerve, or spinal cord problem. Several nerves and muscles must work together for the bladder to hold urine until the person is ready to empty it. The nerves carry...
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January 31, 2022 in

When should I apply for Social Security Disability benefits?

Social Security Disability insurance is a program administered by the federal government and funded through payroll tax revenues that pay benefits to those who have worked and paid taxes on their earnings for the past 10 of 15 years and are unable to work due to a long-term medical condition. The condition must last...
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January 20, 2022 in

Will workers’ compensation cover me if I have a construction related injury even though I am an independent contractor?

The purpose of the workers’ compensation system is to provide an expeditious remedy for employees regardless of fault and liability. Employers in Florida must maintain workers' compensation insurance coverage, with some exceptions. By providing coverage, employers are generally immune from civil liability for workplace injuries. If an employer fails to maintain coverage, an injured...
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