Help! My Workers Comp Benefits Are Late!

When you are hurt on the job, Florida’s workers’ compensation laws provide certain benefits to help you as you heal from your injury. For most injured workers, receiving timely workers comp benefits is vital to surviving financially until they can get back to work full time.

We understand the urgency or your situation, and we want to help. If you are not receiving your workers’ comp benefits in a timely manner, to speak with a West Palm Beach workers’ comp attorney for free. […]

Am I Covered by Florida’s Workers’ Comp If I Am a Residential Worker?

According to Florida’s workers’ compensation laws, workers’ comp insurance only covers employees. The law requires that every employer who has four or more employees to have workers’ compensation insurance. The construction industry is an exception — a construction company with one or more employees is required to carry workers’ comp insurance. […]

What is Rehabilitative Temporary Partial Disability?

When a person is injured on the job, the injury is classified as either temporary or permanent. It is also classified as partial or total disability. Benefits approved for a work injury are decided based on the classification of the injury. If rehabilitative temporary partial disability will apply in your Florida workers’ compensation case, it is helpful to have some basic knowledge about this complex workers’ comp benefit.

Temporary Partial Disability

When you are diagnosed with a temporary partial disability (TPD), it means you are unable to return to your former job at this time. Your condition is expected to improve with continued medical care and therapy, but you are unable to perform your job duties at this time due to medical restrictions. Because you are not able to perform your regular job, you are not receiving income. […]

Tips to Avoid Machinery Accidents From a Boca Raton Workers Comp Attorney

Thousands of people are injured each year in workplace accidents involving machinery. Operating machinery is not as easy or as safe as some people may believe. Machinery poses safety hazards. Workers who operate machinery must be very careful and take precautions in order to reduce their risk of being injured in a workplace accident.

Employers have the duty to ensure employees are properly trained, machinery is maintained, and all safety protocols are in place and followed. However, employees who work with machinery can take steps themselves to reduce their risk of injury. Unfortunately, even if you follow all rules and procedures, you may still be injured. If you are injured in a workplace accident, contact our office immediately to discuss your right to receive workers comp benefits. […]