09 Oct

Occupational Diseases & Workers Compensation


Throughout a lifetime, most people spend about a quarter of their lives at work, which means it’s common for workers to face occupational diseases. In today’s society, when a worker can prove that a chronic or ongoing illness stems from his or her job, that worker is eligible for worker’s compensation.

30 Sep

3 Common Autumn Injuries to Watch Out For


Autumn may bring shorter days and longer nights, but it also brings more opportunity for personal injury. The blanket of darkness and falling debris like leaves and tree branches may put families and individuals in danger without them even realizing it. 

02 Sep

Avoid These Mistakes When Applying for Worker's Compensation


Workplace injury often is accompanied by a number of legal options including the receipt of worker’s compensation. However, you need to be careful to avoid certain choices when you’re applying for worker’s compensation. The benefits of worker’s compensation include recovery of lost wages and medical bills, but claiming worker’s compensation can be complicated and confusing, resulting in claim denial or less compensation.


To receive help with your medical bills and lost wages, you want to be sure to avoid making these mistakes when applying for worker’s compensation.

04 Jul

Filing a Personal Injury Claim in Florida


Filing a personal injury claim offers a chance to recover damages from a significant and severe injury that has negatively impacted your life. A personal injury due to negligence is an unfair circumstance that can ruin your health, well-being, and career. Between the traumatic event and recovery, your body may never be the same again, and you may have to pay thousands of dollars for medical care.

03 Jun

Common Knee Injuries and Valuing a Knee Injury Case


Knee injuries can challenge an individual's ability to work and perform day-to-day operations. If you get injured at work or in a car accident, you may need to consult legal counsel to be properly compensated. Every knee injury case is different, and it can be difficult to value the appropriate compensation for a knee injury due to the many factors of that injury.

25 May

Why Is it Important to have Medical Proof for an Injury?


It is important to have medical proof for an injury to ensure that you receive your rightful damages for that injury to help cover the cost of missed work, medical expenses, and associated recovery. Medical proof can point to who is at fault. With differing levels of severity, it’s important to have medical records to back up your verbal explanation of your injuries.

02 Apr

The Cost of "Pain and Suffering"


When a workplace injury or vehicle accident occurs, many people choose to seek damages for their injury and “pain and suffering.” In the legal world, “pain and suffering” refers to the physical and emotional stress stemming from the injury. It’s a vague concept that can be hard to quantify.

Most often categorized under General Damages or as a part of the “compensatory” non-economic damages, pain and suffering can result in money damages awarded in a trial or through mediations, arbitration, or insurance settlements.

24 Mar

Common Work Injuries


Every year, common work injuries prevent employees from clocking their normal hours. The U.S. Bureau of Labor reports that there are over a million work-related injuries or illnesses each year. That’s nearly one injury for every hundred full-time workers.

Common work injuries are most often due to overexertion or a slip and fall. These accidents are usually fairly mild, but the corresponding injuries can keep workers out of the workplace for days, weeks, or months. This has a negative impact on businesses, their employees, and their employees’ livelihoods.