Workplace injuries are an unfortunately common experience, especially in industries where employees have to work with dangerous equipment, perform repetitive motions or tasks, or work in potentially dangerous settings. In many cases of an employee injury, workers’ compensation is the obvious choice. It does not require the employee to prove fault and an employee’s own negligence does not diminish their ability to get compensation. There are some situations, however, solely when you are in a
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An Amazon work related injury could happen to these warehouse workers.
If you have suffered an Amazon work-related injury, it’s important for you to know the processes that help you get your workers’ compensation payout. Workers’ compensation is meant to compensate injured people for the medical costs, lost wages, and other losses involved in suffering an injury while on the job. In the state of Florida, every business with four or more full/part-time employees is required to have workers’ compensation insurance. The good news is that,
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How to preserve your claim in a slip-and-fall accident.
If you have hurt yourself because of a fall on someone else’s property, there is a good chance that you have a legal claim. However, you need to take specific actions to ensure that your case can move forward. If you don’t take these steps, you can make getting money damages a lot harder. Use the following information as your checklist if you have been injured in a slip and fall accident. 1. Get medical
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What to Do About an Eye Injury at Work
If you have experienced an eye injury at work, you’re probably wondering about your rights at this point. A work-related eye injury can lead to serious problems, especially for individuals who develop severe vision problems as a result of the injury. Even if there is no long-term damage, an eye injury can lead to lost work time, medical bills, and problems with pain and suffering. Fortunately, workers’ compensation can help you or your loved one
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This person with a severe neck injury sustained at work may want to know about the steps to preserve a workers' comp claim.
If you are injured at work, it can be a very stressful experience. You will obviously be concerned about your health and well-being, but you will also be concerned about your employment. In most cases when you are seriously injured at work, you will be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In order to preserve your claim, however, you need to make sure you handle the situation properly from beginning to end. The following are some
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5 common medical errors that lead to malpractice suit may be happening in this image of a surgical team operating on a patient.
If you go to the doctor’s office or hospital, you are putting yourself in the hands of some of the most highly trained and educated people in the world. In the vast majority of visits, patients are helped and lives are even saved. Sometimes, when the doctors are unable to provide aid, it is simply a limitation of medical knowledge and technology. There are many situations, however, when the medical professionals actually cause further problems
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This image of Florida represents the question of how workers’ compensation works in Florida.
Like other U.S. states, Florida provides protection for employees through workers’ compensation insurance. You may nonetheless want to know how workers’ compensation works in Florida. If you are injured (or ill) due to a job-related condition or circumstance, you are entitled to no-cost medical treatment, partial wage replacement, and, in extreme cases, permanent benefits. Under workers’ compensation law, you are not normally considered responsible or “at fault” for your injury, so adjusters do not generally
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An employee can use this calculator to figure out how do you calculate workers comp wages
Are you a Florida employee who has been injured at work? If you are eligible for workers’ compensation wage benefits, you may be wondering how much you can count on receiving. So, how do you calculate workers’ comp wages? There are specific formulas to use to calculate your disability wage benefits. The right calculation depends upon whether you are partially or totally sidelined from work and whether your injury is temporary or permanent. Steps to
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Learn how many times can you appeal a workers’ comp case is a concern people have when the see a denied letter.
If you were injured on the job and filed a claim, you may wonder how many times can you appeal a workers’ comp case. Workers’ compensation is a fundamental right for most U.S. employees, and if your injury claim is denied, there is ample opportunity to challenge the decision.  So, how many times can you appeal a decision? There are several potential layers to the appeals process. An official appeal in Florida begins with the
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An injured worker asking himself, "Do I need a lawyer for workers' comp?"
An injured worker asking himself, “Do I need a lawyer for workers’ comp?”If you suffer a Florida workplace injury (or work-related illness) and all goes as it should, workers’ compensation insurance will provide quality, no-cost medical care and partial replacement of lost wages. But many potential roadblocks can prevent your collection of full workers’ comp benefits, especially if you are seriously or permanently injured. If it looks like you are not being treated appropriately under
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