There are specific steps that you have to take if you were injured while you were on the job to obtain workers’ compensation benefits. The state of Florida requires almost all employers to carry Florida workers’ compensation insurance so that if their employees have an accident and are hurt, they will be taken care of in terms of medical expenses, potentially a portion of their compensation paid, as well as vocational training if it is needed. To ensure that you [...]
Sustaining injuries while on the job could mean that you need significant medical treatment and time away from work. Due to the high cost of medical treatment, not being able to work and earn a living is going to compound your already difficult situation and make it substantially more challenging. Almost all businesses in Florida have to have workers’ compensation insurance for these specific incidents when an employee sustains an injury while at work. However, if you ever knew [...]
Injuries sustained at work can put a tremendous amount of pressure on victims. It is important to inform your supervisor, manager, or human resources professional that you sustained harm in an incident that happened at work. It is also vital that you get the medical treatment you need as soon as you can. Early examination and diagnosis give you the best chance for making a full recovery in a shorter amount of time. Seeing a medical professional and starting [...]
After an injury accident in Florida, it is important to your health and wellbeing that you obtain the right medical treatment. When you have your injuries addressed by qualified and knowledgeable medical professionals, you then increase your ability to recover more effectively, quicker, and you may even avoid developing further medical conditions. A good doctor or medical team will have a specific understanding of your issues and experience treating your injuries. A top-notch medical group will be able to [...]
Commercial trucks that collide with much smaller passenger vehicles often have devastating and even deadly results. If you were in a catastrophic commercial truck accident in Orlando your injuries may be so severe that you will require extensive medical treatment and time away from work. If you are the breadwinner for your family you may be feeling increased anxiety as you wonder how you are going to care for your family and pay your bills during this difficult time. [...]
If you injured your back during the course of your work-related responsibilities you are in good company. Back injuries are very common issues that are reported from work incidents as well as occurring from many other life situations every year by Americans. Back injuries can be mild to severe and limit a victim’s quality of life. Whether you are a bit overweight, if you have poor posture, or if you have to partake in regular physical activity you could [...]
When an injured employee proceeds forward with reporting their workplace injuries to their employer and they receive pushback because of it, the situation can feel very upsetting and distressful for the injured worker. It may not seem fair that employers respond to injured employees by being difficult, and it is not fair, but it does happen. If you were injured while on the job in Florida, you have the right to file a Florida workers’ compensation claim regardless of [...]
The construction industry is notorious for its high risk to worker’s safety. There are many injuries that take place every year to construction workers simply doing their job. In some instances, individuals lose their life from the harm they sustained on the job site. No one wants to go to work and only to become a victim and be forced to suffer through painful or debilitating injuries. When your working environment is unreasonably hazardous or there were negligent actions [...]
In order to avoid being adjudicated permanently and totally disabled, the workers compensation insurance company agreed to settle this claim for $112,500. The 54-year-old worker had sustained a left shoulder injury after being electrocuted when unplugging a wax cleaning machine.
A 56-year old worker suffered a left shoulder injury while lifting a 75 lb. masonry block overhead. Vaughan Law Group was able to secure a $338,000 settlement after the W/C insurance company had already paid out approximately over $100,000 to the client.