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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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Do You Need to Hire a Florida Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

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There are laws and regulations in place that help make Florida’s workplaces safer; however, accidents can still happen. Unfortunately, insurance companies are always trying to find ways in which they can either deny your claim or reduce the payout. They may claim that your injuries are not related to a workplace accident or they… Read More »

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What You Should Know About Reporting an Injury at Work

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Workers’ compensation in Florida pays benefits to qualifying employees who are hurt on the job or struggle with an occupational illness. Employees might seek medical treatment costs, compensation for lost wages, and other types of financial assistance. In order to obtain benefits, you need to take certain actions related to reporting the injury and… Read More »

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Can You Claim Workers’ Compensation for Stress?

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You have likely been stressed at work at some point or another. You might have even been so stressed out that you contemplated quitting. You probably heard about people filing workers’ compensation claims for stress. Is this a possibility for you? It depends on the state you live in. Workers’ compensation is governed by… Read More »

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How to Appeal a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim in Florida

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Not all insurance claims make it through the adjuster as expected. It can be frustrating to discover that your valid needs are not being met. Not to mention that arguing your merits with an insurance company can be intimidating. When your claim has been denied, you have the right to appeal the decision. You… Read More »

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Workers Comp Settlement: What You Should Know

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If you’ve been injured on the job, you may be worried about whether or not you’ll qualify for a workers comp settlement to help cover any expenses or wage losses you might experience because of your injury. You may be fearful that if you don’t receive a settlement, you won’t be able to pay… Read More »

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Understanding The Florida Workers Comp Laws

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Florida is so much more than a state for tourism. While the Sunshine State features a lot of theme parks, beaches,  and attractions, there are just as many workers. The entire state is filled with employees who work in various industries. They all are protected by Florida workers comp. The experts at Payer Law… Read More »

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Does Your Workers Comp Benefits Cover Your Carpal Tunnel Treatment?

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You are working vigorously at work, and this has resulted in you getting carpal tunnel. This is no fun! But here is the question. Does workers compensation cover carpal tunnel treatment? This can be a gray area, and we at Payer Law Group are here to clear the air. You can trust our workers… Read More »

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How Social Media Posts Can Affect Your Workers Comp Settlement

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The rise of social media has lead many people to become more comfortable sharing details of their personal life online. Whether on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or other social media outlet, users rarely second guess posting information on a work-related event. There is little regard for the consequences of putting their private matters for the… Read More »

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Occupational Diseases Covered Under Workmans Comp Law

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Many work-related injuries that employees sustain are due to accidents, but some of these injuries are the result of occupational diseases. Under workers compensation insurance, all states provide some coverage for diseases that are a result of their occupation. Employees who sustain work-related diseases receive the same benefits as employees who are directly injured… Read More »

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Know Your Employee Rights From Work Accidents

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Ever got injured on the job? You think it was your fault, but maybe it wasn’t. Work accidents suck and can get quite stressful. Did you know that you have rights that protect you? We, at Payer Law Firm, are here to show you what exactly those rights are. We are a Workers Compensation… Read More »

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What Qualifies As A Workers Comp Exemption?

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If you are looking for a workers comp exemption, the first thing you should do is consult a workers compensation attorney in Orlando. At Payer Law Group, we help our clients know their options when it comes to workers comp and their business. There are certain guidelines that must be met if you are… Read More »

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Can I Sue If I’ve Been Injured On The Job?

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If you have been injured while working at your place of employment, you may be considering pressing a personal injury lawsuit. Although these cases can usually only be valid in very limited circumstances, there are some exceptions where an injured employee can “sue” to be compensated for a workplace injury. Every year nearly 70,000… Read More »

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Is Your Work Environment Dangerous?

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Not everyone is fortunate enough to work in a safe environment. However, Payer Law Group in Orlando knows that unsafe working conditions are not something that you simply have to deal with. Having a safe environment to work in is more than a privilege, it is a right and something that your employer is… Read More »

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The Workers Compensation Drug Testing Rules in FL

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In the state of Florida, employers are legally allowed to perform drug testing in order to allow their employees to receive workers comp. However, Payer Law Group in Orlando advises you that drug testing for workers comp has to follow certain guidelines and the results are not always definitive. This means that those who… Read More »

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Why Aren’t Punitive Damages Awarded with Workers’ Comp?

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Punitive damages can be awarded in a regular lawsuit, but they are frequently not awarded with workers comp. Payer Law Group is a workers compensation attorney Orlando residents recommend and we know that the workers’ compensation is not always enough to help you recover. That is why we are here to help you with… Read More »

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Have You Been Injured While on the Job? Call Us Today

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If you have been injured on the job, there are certain steps that you can take in order to ensure that you receive the compensation that you deserve. Payer Law Group is the Orlando personal injury attorney that can help you get what you need after an accident. We know that there are certain… Read More »

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5 Workers Comp Facts You Should Know

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Filing a workers compensation claim means knowing workmans comp laws so that you can be certain you will win your case. Payer Law Group is the workers compensation attorney Orlando residents recommend and we have all the resources you need to file a case against your employer to receive your workers compensation. If you… Read More »

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Does Depression Count as a Work-Related Injury?

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If you are suffering from depression and work is a significant factor contributing to it, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact the workers compensation attorney Orlando trusts, Payer Law Group, to learn more about workers compensation and whether you are eligible to receive benefits for your depression. Depression can already be a difficult… Read More »

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