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.

01 Sep

How Do I Hire a Lawyer When I Can’t See Them in Person?


The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global shift in how everyday workers conduct business, including lawyers. From typical office workers to teachers, operating remotely to limit person-to-person contact has become an everyday reality. 

20 Aug

If I Hire an Attorney for Workers’ Compensation, Will I Get Fired?


Workers are often concerned about getting fired because they consulted or hired a lawyer to handle their worker’s compensation claim or personal injury claim. A smart employer will not fire you. Firstly, it is illegal for an employer to fire you for filing a claim or working with an attorney; secondly, termination will not affect your ability to receive worker’s compensation. This is considered wrongful termination and retaliation.

01 Aug

Common Injuries for Doctors


Common injuries experienced by doctors is not a topic that is discussed often, but the fact is that doctors are susceptible to a number of injuries from work as well as day-to-day life. Doctors are human after all, and therefore are just as likely to deal with illnesses, injuries, and more. In some cases, doctors will even continue to work rather than taking the necessary time off to recover.

23 Jul

What Do I Do if I Finished Medical Treatment for My Work Injury but My Employer Fired Me?


One of the most perplexing aspects of the Florida Workers’ Compensation law is the lack of resources or solutions for workers when they have a career-altering injury. When an injured worker has completed their medical treatment but is still physically unable to return to their employment before the injury, the system has very little options for that worker. 

26 Jun

Being Struck by Or Caught In Moving Machinery


Being struck by or caught in moving machinery in the workplace is a significant risk and can have devastating consequences. These types of accidents often cause severe injuries or fatalities. In fact, between 2011 to 2015, a period of only five years, 275 construction workers were killed by machinery accidents. 93% of non-fatal injuries were caused by equipment or objects as well.

15 Jun

8 Common Injuries for Healthcare Professionals


Every day, healthcare professionals work hard to care for others from regular check-ups to severe injuries and diseases. A healthcare worker is anyone who works within the healthcare industry, which includes hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, and health centers. These individuals may be doctors, nurses, or paramedics.

30 Apr

Common Worker’s Compensation Injuries


Every industry has common injuries that qualify for worker’s compensation. While certain professions pose more risk of injury than others, it is important to recognize that every office and position comes with some level of risk. Being educated on potential injuries, knowing how to avoid them, and understanding what to do in the event that you receive an injury on the job are crucial to note for any position.

The most common injuries for worker’s compensation include overexertion, trips and falls, machinery accidents, transportation incidents, and workplace violence.

03 Apr

Repetitive Stress and Overexertion Injuries


Repetitive stress and overexertion injuries are two types of injuries that plague many workers and places of employment. Each of these injuries is likely eligible for worker’s compensation, but their gradual symptoms often can be hard to recognize until they’re extremely severe, causing a change in the ability to perform certain activities. Therefore, it is important for employees to recognize possible symptoms early and report them before they have the chance to get worse.

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.