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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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Workers’ Compensation and Pre-Existing Conditions

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One of the most common reasons for an employer to deny a workers’ compensation claim is because of a pre-existing condition, or the employer’s claim that the pre-existing condition is the cause of the pain or injury. Because it is difficult to pinpoint the cause of an injury when there may be an underlying… Read More »

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Orlando Undocumented Workers’ Compensation Attorney

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America has turned its back on what makes this country great—immigrants. Immigrants, whether they are naturalized citizens or undocumented, should be awarded the basic human rights to come to this country, work, seek education, and live in peace with their families. Undocumented immigrants who have fled violence, poverty, and the crisis of climate change… Read More »

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Fighting For Injured Construction Workers

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Construction is a dangerous job no matter how you look at it. Even when all of the safety protocols are being followed, accidents happen. Whether you suffered a back strain to an overuse injury, or you were seriously injured by heavy machinery, you deserve compensation. Workers’ compensation covers partial wage replacement and full medical… Read More »

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Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Apply to Undocumented Workers in Florida?

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Immigration policies are seemingly always in a state of flux, and many workers remain undocumented. The laws surrounding this issue are complex. And, just because someone falls under the heading of undocumented, it doesn’t mean they are not entitled to certain benefits under Florida law. One of these is the right to recover under… Read More »

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Is There a Risk of Workers’ Compensation Retaliation in Florida?

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Workers’ compensation in Florida is governed under the state’s no-fault system. This means that you are not necessarily suing your employer. Instead, the matter is referred to your company’s workers’ compensation carrier who is the entity responsible for paying out these claims. Your duty is to prove beyond a doubt that your injuries were… Read More »

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Common Types of Workplace Injuries in Florida Workers’ Compensation Cases

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Despite additional regulations in place and increasing attempts at keeping the workplace safe for employees, the number of accidents occurring on the job continues to rise. If you have been the victim of one of these accidents, you might be wondering whether or not you need an attorney or not. Unfortunately, it’s commonplace for… Read More »

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What to Know When You’re Filing a Florida Workers’ Compensation Claim

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If you’ve been injured on the job, it is understandable that you are concerned about how this will affect not only your well-being, but your job as well. Some people are afraid to make a claim when they are injured for fear it will affect their position and future hopes for advancement and raises…. Read More »

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