What is a Compensable Injury Under Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Laws?
Florida’s workers’ compensation laws provide assistance to employees who are injured on the job. Workers’ compensation provides financial support until the employee is able to return to work. It also pays for medical treatment for workplace injuries and illnesses. Workplace accidents do happen; therefore, it is important that you understand your rights under our workers’ compensation laws. An experienced Boca Raton workers’ compensation attorney can help you receive the benefits you are entitled to collect when you are injured at work.
Defining a Compensable Injury
Even though our workers’ compensation laws are defined by statute, the courts must sometimes clarify the law or make decisions based on conflicting interpretations of the law. A recent Florida court case clarified the definition of a compensable injury. […]