Monthly Archives: April 2023
A Third Party Caused My Work Injuries: Now What?
Work injuries can happen on the job in Fort Lauderdale and throughout South Florida for a wide range of reasons. Often, someone’s negligence is what causes or results in a workplace injury. It is important to know that, under Florida law, workers’ compensation is a no-fault system. As such, your ability to obtain benefits… Read More »
Work Injuries And Inclement Weather
Hurricanes in South Florida, and inclement weather like severe thunderstorms outside of hurricane season, can be extremely dangerous. When workers are required to do their jobs during inclement weather — especially people who work outdoors — those workers can suffer injuries due to the conditions. For example, roofers, delivery drivers, truckers, landscapers, and other… Read More »
Truck Driver Injuries Caused By Improper Loading
Truck drivers are routinely at risk of a wide range of injuries while they are working, from injuries caused by heavy lifting to those resulting from encounters with animals during deliveries to accidents that happen on the road. Whether a truck driver is responsible for long-haul routes in an 18-wheeler or semi-truck, or drives… Read More »
Common Office Worker Injuries In West Palm Beach
Many people in South Florida mistakenly assume that workers’ compensation coverage is largely designed to provide compensation for injuries sustained by employees in high-risk jobs, such as in the construction industry or in warehousing or trucking. While the Florida workers’ compensation system does allow injured employees in those industries to seek compensation when they… Read More »
How Much Of A Workers’ Compensation Settlement Should I Expect?
When you have been injured on the job in sunrise or elsewhere in South Florida, you should begin taking steps to seek workers’ compensation benefits as soon as you can. Those steps include reporting your injury to your employer as soon as possible (and within 30 days from the date of the injury at… Read More »
Work Injuries Caused By Lifting
On-the-job injuries can happen for all kinds of reasons, from tripping or slipping on a surface and ultimately falling to being involved in a motor vehicle collision while making a delivery for work. Generally speaking, as long as an injury arises out of and occurs in the course of your employment, you can be… Read More »