Workers Compensation

Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys Serving Fort Myers and Naples, Florida, as well as Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: October 30, 2022
If you suffer an injury or contract an illness while performing your job, you may be in a position to receive workers’ compensation. Florida state law requires most employers to have workers’ compensation insurance, allowing injured employees to receive financial support, regardless of who is at… Read Full Post
Posted: September 07, 2022
Around ten percent of the workers’ compensation claims filed in Florida are initially denied. However, when appealed, most of these result in payment for the injured worker. Common reasons for a workers’ comp denial include: Failure to Promptly Report and Injury Missed Deadlines Incorrect or… Read Full Post
Posted: June 08, 2022
June is National Safety Month, a yearly effort from the National Safety Council (NSC) to improve workplace safety. This year, the NSC has chosen a theme for each week, giving both employees and employers something specific to focus on and allowing for thoughtful changes that can improve safety for… Read Full Post
Posted: September 14, 2021
Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that is available to nearly all workers in the state of Florida. With very few exceptions, under workers’ compensation, you are entitled to benefits following any on-the-job injury or illness, regardless of the role you may have played in an accident. It… Read Full Post
Posted: June 14, 2021
It’s National Safety Month, a month dedicated to educating workers on workplace dangers. During National Safety Month, the National Safety Council supplies employers with resources, educational materials, and other types of support to encourage more conversations around workplace safety and to… Read Full Post
Posted: May 11, 2021
Workers’ compensation is designed to provide injured workers with the financial support they will need to make the best recovery possible. In the state of Florida, most businesses with four or more employees are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance and to follow all of the… Read Full Post
Posted: March 16, 2020
There are laws, known as statutes of limitations, which dictate how soon you must file a workers’ compensation claim after suffering a workplace injury. The statutes of limitations governing workers’ compensation vary by state. In Florida, you must file your claim within two years of your injury or… Read Full Post