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Workers’ Compensation Claims after Hurricane Irma

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The recent havoc wreaked by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have left Texas and Florida in need of major rebuilding and repair efforts. It has also created the potential for an increase in workplace injuries and workers’ compensation claims. In West Palm Beach, Hurricane Irma’s destructive winds caused significant damage. Dozens of people had to… Read More »

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Undocumented Workers Not Getting Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Florida

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Florida is supposed to provide workers’ compensation benefits to all injured workers, regardless of their immigration status. But a recent NPR and ProPublica investigation found that a 2003 state law enables insurers to avoid paying lost wages and medical expenses to undocumented workers.  However, in the State of Florida if you do not use… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Workers’ Compensation Questions

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Thousands of Florida workers are injured on the job every year, which is why anyone employed in this state should be familiar with their rights under the workers’ compensation law. Here are several frequently asked questions pertaining to employer responsibilities and workers’ rights. Note that these are not the only issues that arise under… Read More »

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Common Defenses Used to Defeat Workers’ Compensation Claims

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Unfortunately, employers and insurance companies don’t always comply with Florida’s workers’ compensation law and they might try to avoid paying for your medical and other expenses. To that end, there are several defenses they might use against you in a lawsuit seeking to recover the compensation that you are entitled to. Here are six… Read More »

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