Workers' Compensation

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VIDEO: What Type of Case Do I Have If I Was Injured at Work in Florida?

When you sustain an injury at work in the state of Florida, there are two possible cases that you may have: workers compensation and/or a third party case.

Workers compensation cases have very specific rules and require a claim to be made within a certain time frame. Due to the nature of the process, it is highly recommend you contact one of our dedicated workers compensation lawyers.

Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to Workers Compensation Law

Last Wednesday, the Third District Court of Appeal rejected a constitutional challenge to the state workers’ compensation law; the Florida Supreme Court will not review the ruling.

The original ruling that was reversed was that of Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge Cueto who initially ruled that Florida Statutes Chapter 440 was unconstitutional because it failed to provide “a reasonable alternative remedy to the tort remedy it supplanted.”

Summer Construction Puts Workers At Risk

We don’t get much of a winter in Florida, but we can always count on summer to bring the heat. While this may be a beach-goer’s delight, rising temperatures also signal an increased risk of work-related construction injuries for our Orlando construction workers.

In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, summer months see more work injuries than any other time of the year, with the highest occurrences of injuries in June, July and August.

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