Can You Sue for Contracting an Illness on the Job?

Isn’t Illness Just a Risk You Have to Take for Some Jobs? When you think of workers’ compensation, you likely envision a work accident or injury. However, workers’ comp may cover more than just physical harm. Here’s what you should know about bringing forward a claim after contracting an illness at work.  Some jobs, like […]

What Should I Do If Workers’ Comp Disputes That My Injury Is Work -Related?

Disputed Workers’ Comp Injuries If you were injured at work but the accident wasn’t obvious or you had a preexisting condition, workers’ compensation may attempt to argue that the injury wasn’t work-related. Here’s what you should do in the event that the validity of where and how your injury occurred is questioned.  Write a Detailed […]

Can I Get Workers’ Comp for a Repetitive Stress Injury?

Repeating Injuries Not all injuries at work are caused by an accident like falling off of a roof or ladder or being crushed by a piece of heavy machinery. Some on-the-job injuries are caused by repeated stress on the body and take time to develop. Here’s what you need to know about repetitive stress injuries […]

How Much Money Should I Get in a Florida Workers’ Comp Settlement?

If you were hurt in a work-related accident, you can expect to take a financial hit. New medical expenses and lost wages can be a significant burden on your family, however, you may be able to obtain a workers’ compensation settlement to offset the costs of being injured on the job. Here’s what goes into […]

Will I Receive Workers Comp If the Accident Was My Fault?

Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to help Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to help Florida workers. who were injured on the job recover their medical expenses a portion of their pay while healing after a work-related accident? This is usually the case regardless of fault, with a few exceptions. Here’s what you should know.  Employer […]