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Monthly Archives: August 2021

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What Should I Do If My Workers’ Compensation Claim Was Denied?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

After a serious workplace injury in Florida, our experienced Sunrise workers’ compensation attorneys know how important it is to receive the workers’ compensation benefits you need, and we also understand how devastating it can be to learn that your application for benefits has been denied. We want to emphasize that there are many different… Read More »

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Lifting Injuries And Workers’ Compensation Claims In Florida

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Lifting injuries are more common than they should be in Fort Lauderdale workplaces. While employees should have access to safety equipment and should receive proper training to prevent repetitive-motion or traumatic injuries caused by lifting heavy materials, these kinds of injuries occur more frequently than you might think. The good news is that most… Read More »

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Warehouse Worker Injury Claims In Florida

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

From warehouses for major companies like Amazon and Walmart to many other types of warehouses in Florida, these worksites pose a variety of injury risks to workers. Indeed, a recent CNBC report noted that a new study showed Amazon warehouse workers to be sustaining injuries at higher rates than other warehouse workers, but also… Read More »

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Common Injuries Among Nurses

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Nurses are at risk of many different kinds of injuries at work, from exposure to diseases to slips and falls in hospitals and other medical facilities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), nurses have a “higher-than-average risk” of sustaining certain types of workplace injuries, particularly musculoskeletal disorders. Indeed, the BLS emphasizes, “RNs… Read More »

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Custodial Staff Injuries And Workers’ Compensation Claims

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Custodial staff are integral to every business and organization in Pompano Beach, yet their work frequently is underappreciated by workers, clients, customers, and others who enter these spaces. In addition, custodians routinely are at risk of serious workplace injuries due to a variety of hazards in different workplaces. Indeed, according to EHS Insight, custodians… Read More »

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Can I Seek Additional Compensation Beyond Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

When a workplace accident in West Palm Beach results in a traumatic injury or prolonged exposure to a particular substance or required task on a job site results in an occupational disease, the injured worker often can seek workers’ compensation benefits to help cover lost wages as a result of the inability to work… Read More »

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Remote Work And Work From Home: Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If I Am Injured?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

In West Palm Beach, throughout the state of Florida, and across the country, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in many employees who typically work in an office to shift to remote work or a work-from-home model. Although many of the risks of the pandemic have begun to ease in the United States, many workers will… Read More »

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Workplace Injuries Caused By Defective Machine Equipment

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Some workplaces require workers to use heavy machinery and equipment that comes with some risk of injury. For example, workers who operate forklifts, boom lifts, bulldozers, boring tools, welding machines, drills, lathes, grinding wheels, and cutting tools may be at greater risk of a traumatic injury using these machines than an employee who works… Read More »

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