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Monthly Archives: October 2021

Asbestos Exposure in Florida

By Nicole Hessen, P.A. |

Florida workers injured on the job have a right to workers’ compensation under state law. (Workers’ compensation is employer insurance that assists workers who are injured on the job with medical bills, lost wages and other related expenses.) But keep in mind that this right isn’t limited to expenses related to a one-time accident…. Read More »

Managing the Costs of Workers’ Compensation Claims and How that Helps Workers

By Nicole Hessen, P.A. |

Florida law requires most employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance. While this can be expensive for companies, the costs should not affect the care that workers receive or the compensation they are entitled to under state law. Worker safety should always be the top priority. Workers’ Compensation Premiums Florida Commissioner David Altmaier will consider… Read More »

Was Your Work Injury Sustained “in the Course and the Scope of Employment”?

By Nicole Hessen, P.A. |

Florida workers are entitled to compensation for injuries sustained on the job, but those injuries must arise “in the course and the scope of employment.” It’s not always clear what activities fall under that definition, especially when workers perform activities that are not within their job description. Much of that uncertainty has been clarified… Read More »

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