11 May

8 Frequent Workers’ Compensation Injuries and Claims


No matter where you work, workplace injury is a common problem. Knowing your workers' compensation rights is crucial to your health and well-being. Workers are eligible to get benefits related to medical expenses, rehabilitation services, and lost wages.

Workplace injury is part of the risk that an employer must plan for, and most states, including Florida, requires that employers have workers’ compensation insurance in place for their employees. As an employee, it’s important to know common injuries for workers’ compensation claims.

13 Apr

What Benefits are Available to Me After a Severe Work Injury?


Severe work injuries are scary. For purposes of this article, “severe” is going to be used when describing a work injury that prevents someone from working ever again, essentially meaning a total disability injury. This is not to diminish other injuries that can also be very bad and difficult for daily life. However, let’s focus on the benefits available after a severe work injury that would prevent someone from re-entering the workforce.

01 Mar

5 Things Every Employee Should Know About Personal Injury


There may be times when accidents can occur in the workplace, either due to malpractice, negligence, or human error. Though distressing, the aftermath of a personal injury includes a number of options for pursuing your rights.

Knowing what to do in case of personal injury in the workplace is the first step. Here are five things every employee should keep in mind in the event of a personal injury.

1. Focus on the Injury Care

When you suffer an injury at the workplace, your first priority should be your health.

27 Jan

Workers’ Compensation Rates are being Reduced in 2022


On November 12, 2021, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation issued a Final Order approving the recommendation from the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) for a statewide overall rate decrease of 4.9% of workers’ compensation insurance rates.

08 Jan

5 Things Every Employee Should Know about Workers’ Compensation


Workers’ compensation is an insurance program that extends benefits to full-time workers who have been injured while on the job. It compensates them for medical expenses and wage loss while remaining out of work.

05 Nov

Employee Safety Tips: 10 Ways to Stay Safe at Work


Workplace safety is the difference between going home safely and suffering a workplace injury. In some situations, employees may be unaware of the basic safety precautions in the workplace and the corresponding injury reports. That’s why it’s vital for employers to post workplace safety protocols and for employees to be aware of employee safety tips.

28 Jul

Who Pays for Workers' Compensation


Workers’ compensation offers financial relief to workers who have been injured on the job. It covers a certain amount of medical expenses and sometimes a portion of lost pay. This means that workers can focus on healing rather than their livelihood. But who pays for workers’ compensation?

While it’s possible to file for workers’ compensation without a lawyer, it can significantly streamline and smooth the entire process.

02 Sep

Common Personal Injury Cases


Common personal injury cases often include motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, dog bites, product liability, and more. Personal injury is the legal term for any injury that occurs to the body, mind, or emotions. In many situations, a lawsuit is filed for personal injury against the party that has caused the harm.

23 Mar

Common Injuries for At-Home Desk Workers


The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new challenge for employers with common injuries for at-home desk workers that might be eligible for worker’s compensation. While essential businesses face the possibility that their workers could contract the virus while at work, other businesses with employees working at home face the possibility of worker’s compensation for certain injuries.

24 Jan

What You Should Do After a Workplace Burn Injury


Burn injuries are among some of the most serious workplace injuries because they can occur from a number of different hazards and often result in more moderate to severe, sometimes even fatal injuries. While the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) does have a set of standards for workplace safety to lessen fire and burn risks, burn injuries are still one of the leading causes of unintentional injury and death in the US.