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The Most Common Workplace Accidents: What Florida Workers Should Know

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Risk is all around us.  While we can all take steps to mitigate the risk of certain negative events from happening to us, the reality is that very few people, places, or things can be made 100% accident-proof.  When accidents happen in the workplace, individuals are likely to want to know their rights to… Read More »

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The Most Dangerous Jobs In America: What Florida Residents Should Know

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With any job, there is some degree of risk involved.  In today’s digital era, however, millions of Americans take for granted the relative comfort and safety that white collar jobs provide.  That being said, there are many jobs where the risk of personal injury goes up exponentially compared to others.  In these kinds of… Read More »

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OSHA Violations: What Florida Workers Need to Know

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No worker wants to arrive at their place of employment worried about their safety due to dangerous working conditions.  For this reason, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created to ensure uniformity and conformity in health and safety at workplaces across the United States. When an injury occurs on the job and… Read More »

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Injured On The Job as an Undocumented Worker? Steps You Should Take

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When a worker is unfairly injured on the job, they are entitled to a type of insurance coverage called workers’ compensation. Through workers’ compensation, an injured employee can receive wage replacements or medical benefits for their afflictions. Many people take advantage of this benefit when possible, but the story can get more complicated if… Read More »

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Top 2 Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

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While precautionary actions can be taken to protect oneself from harm, accidents are not always avoidable. When accidents occur without warning, the consequences usually include various types of injuries. Depending on where you get injured, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your incident. In this article, we will highlight the most common… Read More »

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Does Workers’ Compensation Apply to My Car Crash?

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Workers’ compensation is no fault insurance for employees who get hurt on the job, or in their line of work. Workers’ compensation covers medical bills and partial wage replacement, and can be applied during traffic collisions if the employee was on the clock during the crash. However, employers and their insurance carriers are usually… Read More »

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How Clawback Affects Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Claims

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If you have healthcare insurance, it is the first line of financial defense that you can use in a personal injury situation. For example, if you were hit by a drunk driver while crossing the street, your health insurance steps in to cover your medical costs first, starting at day one, even if the… Read More »

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Overuse Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

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While traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, electrocution, and other traumatic injuries make the headlines, overuse injuries—which are also called repetitive strain or overexertion injuries—are the most common type of injuries when it comes to workplace accidents. In fact, overexertion injuries, which include lifting or lowering objects and repetitive motion, account for over 33 percent… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation For White Finger Syndrome

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Drills, air hammers, jackhammers, hammer drills, chain saws, electric saws, and other tools can allow one person to do the job of 10, but there comes a price. Working with vibrating tools and machinery can eventually take its toll on your fingers and hands, leading to a condition called white finger syndrome, which is… Read More »

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Herniated Disc—One of The Most Common Work Related Injuries

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What is a Herniated Disc? Your spinal column is made out of many parts. The main elements include the spinal cord; which is a bundle of nerves that goes from your brain down through your back, the vertebrae, which is comprised of numerous bones that act as the structural support; and the rubber liquid-filled… Read More »

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