What Do I Need To Know About Filing A Florida Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Have you been injured at work? Has a workplace accident caused you to be out of work? Is your employer dragging its feet filing your claim with its insurance company? Do you have questions about the workers’ compensation process in Florida? Below are five important things you need to know about Florida’s workers’ compensation laws if you have been injured at work.

Don’t Tough It Out

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By | January 31st, 2017|Worker's Compensation|

4 Common Office Injuries That Result In A Florida Workers’ Comp Claim

When people think of work injuries, they often think of factories, remote job sites, and construction jobs. An office job rarely comes to mind when thinking about a workers’ comp claim. However, there are dangers in the office that you may not be aware of until too late. Here are some of the more common office job-related injuries that may result in a Florida workers’ comp claim.

Falls

You can fall anywhere, even in an office setting. A wet floor or trip hazard can cause you to lose your balance or slip and fall. carcasa personalizada samsung galaxy grand neo A fall can lead to long-term injuries and time off from work. Employers should repair loose or worn carpeting or other flooring, remove trip hazards, and secure things like cords and wire. carcasa iphone 7 ip 68 bateria carcasa cargador iphone 6 plus Spills should be cleaned up immediately. […]

By | January 30th, 2017|Worker's Compensation|

Memorial Day Weekend Firework Safety Tips

As we near the Memorial Day Weekend, many people will purchase fireworks as part of their celebrations. Some towns or event organizers may have firework exhibits as part of their holiday celebrations. carcasa fina samsung a5 2017 Unfortunately, there will be some people who are injured while using fireworks or enjoying a firework display. According to the National Fire Protection Association, more than 18,500 fires will be started by fireworks each year in the United States. Over 10,500 people were treated in emergency rooms in 2014 for fireworks-related injuries. Sparklers caused a quarter of those injuries. Most of us love fireworks, but we must remember that using fireworks can result in serious injuries. Below are safety tips for using fireworks. […]

By | January 29th, 2017|Worker's Compensation|

What Should I Know If I Have A Traffic Accident On The Job?

Being in a traffic accident is a traumatic experience. It can also be a very costly experience. carcasa moto iphone 7 plus Medical bills can quickly total thousands of dollars. You may also be out of work due to your injuries. If you do not have disability insurance, this could create a tremendous financial hardship. samsung galaxy note 4 carcasa Below are two very important things you need to know if you are injured in a traffic accident while at work. […]

By | January 29th, 2017|Florida Legal News|

Can I File A Florida Workers’ Comp Claim If I No Longer Work For The Employer?

Many times, an injury occurs in a job and you don’t realize you’ve been hurt until much later. carcasa lente iphone This often happens with chronic injuries such as a strained back or neck or repetitive motion injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. carcasa iphone x ultrafina If you’ve left the job that you feel caused the injury, you may wonder if you can file a workers’ compensation claim. samsung galaxy tab a6 cover In many cases, you can file a claim even though you are no longer employed with that employer.

Where the Injury Occurs

A workers’ compensation claim is based on the injury occurring in the workplace. carcasa galaxy pocket neo carcasa iphone 6s plus minnie With many injuries, this is obvious. For instance, you may get hurt when you are cut on a machine at work, or you may fall in the office and break your ankle. These injuries require immediate attention. […]

By | January 28th, 2017|Worker's Compensation|

Florida Workers’ Comp Implements Online System

The Florida division of workers’ compensation has launched a new online assistance program for employer coverage. The goal is to assist business owners in obtaining coverage for their industry. carcasa samsung s8 silicona The coverage helps to protect employees from the negative impacts of injuries that occur while on the job.

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By | January 28th, 2017|Worker's Compensation|