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Florida Workers’ Compensation FAQs

Submitted by jam on Mon, 08/15/2022 - 11:25

An accident at work can disrupt your daily routine and cause pain, lost wages, and sometimes extensive medical treatment. If this happens to you, you can file for workers’ compensation to receive a percentage of your wages and cover your medical bills until you can return to work.

If you’ve never filed for Florida workers’ comp, you may not be sure what to do. How do you file? What evidence do you need for your claim? What happens if your claim is denied? This article explains how workers’ compensation in Florida works and how an experienced lawyer can help.

Amazon Workers’ Compensation FAQs

Submitted by jam on Wed, 07/20/2022 - 08:16

In less than a decade, Amazon has become one of the nation’s top employers, with approximately one out of every 153 U.S. employees working for the eCommerce giant. Many of these jobs are in Amazon warehouses, where heavy loads and vehicle traffic present a constant hazard: according to one report, about 38,000 Amazon workers were injured on the job in 2021
If you are hurt at Amazon, you may be able to file a workers’ compensation claim to cover your medical treatment costs and pay a percentage of your wages until you’re ready to return.

How Do I Get Workers’ Compensation in My State?

Submitted by jam on Mon, 06/20/2022 - 11:43

Workers’ compensation represents an insurance policy companies purchase to pay for the costs associated with workplace accidents. Virtually every state requires businesses to buy workers’ comp insurance, but the process for filing a claim differs a bit between the states. However, workers that file a claim for workers’ compensation insurance follow many similar steps regardless of where they live. One of the most important things to do if your employer fails to uphold its responsibility to pay workers’ comp benefits involves working with an attorney.