Can I File Workers’ Comp If I Get Sick On the Job?

If you get sick due to being exposed to or contracting an illness on the job, your medical care and other benefits may be covered under workers’ compensation insurance. Here’s what you should know about filing a claim for workers’ comp after getting sick on the job and how to get legal help when your […]

What Is the Difference Between Impairment and Disability In Workers’ Comp Cases?

While an impairment and a disability may sound like similar things, there is a clear distinction between the two that becomes crucial in workers’ compensation cases. Here’s what you need to know about the difference between disability and impairment in workers’ comp claims and how to get help fighting for the medical care and benefits […]

Am I Required to Submit To A Drug Test For Workers’ Compensation?

If you are involved in an accident at work, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance may be responsible for covering the costs of your medical care and some of your lost wages. However, your employer may be looking for a reason to deny your claim or there may be a strict policy in place that establishes […]

What Should I Include in My Workers’ Comp Application?

After a work injury, you’ll need to fill out an application for workers’ compensation benefits to get help with your medical expenses and lost wages. Here’s what you should include in your application and how to get legal help pursuing the benefits you need to recover after an accident.  When and Where the Accident Happened   […]

Will Workers’ Comp Cover a Worsened Pre-Existing Condition?

If you were injured at work, you may be eligible to receive medical care at no cost to you and partial compensation for lost wages during your recovery. However, to receive these benefits, you must first be approved. Here’s a look at workers’ comp and how preexisting conditions can impact your case.  Receiving Workers’ Comp […]

Can Your Employer Fire You While You’re on Workers’ Comp?

If you’re injured on the job, can your employer terminate your position? Or are you protected until your workers’ comp ends? The answer is a bit of both. Here’s what you need to know.  What Your Employer Can Fire You For  Your employer can terminate you for nearly any reason while you are on workers’ […]

Were You Injured At Work?

Yes, it has been reported that worker’s injuries have declined overall in the United States and while that may be true, that doesn’t discount the hardship and pain caused to those who have been injured. Florida’s No-Fault Workers’ Compensation Fortunately Florida does offer rights and protections to those who have suffered a work injury. Florida […]