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Monthly Archives: August 2023

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What Are Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits in South Florida?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Most people think of workers’ compensation benefits as benefits that are specifically for an injured worker who has been injured on the job. In other words, it is common to assume that workers’ compensation benefits are only for the injured worker rather than for the injured worker’s family. Yet when a worker is killed… Read More »

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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If My Own Mistake Led to My Injury?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

We often hear from injured workers who are concerned about their eligibility to obtain workers’ compensation coverage because they know or suspect that their own error or negligence played a role in their injury. In other words, a construction worker might have failed to perform a check on a piece of safety equipment at… Read More »

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Workplace Injuries to Writers and Editors

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

It might seem odd to think about a writer or editor sustaining an injury on the job, yet even people who regularly work behind desks or sit at computer for much of the day can sustain on-the-job injuries that can be compensable through the Florida workers’ compensation system. Just because you are not climbing… Read More »

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How Architects Get Hurt on the Job

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Many professions do not immediately come to mind when Floridians think about workplace injury risks or occupational diseases. However, it is important to keep in mind that a person can suffer a work-related injury or develop some form of occupational disease at nearly any job, and many of these injuries make the worker eligible… Read More »

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Minimum Wage Employees and Workers’ Compensation Coverage

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Any kind of injury at work can result in missed workdays, and when injuries are serious, they can be debilitating for extended periods of time or on a permanent basis. It is important for anyone who has been injured at work to know that they could be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits in Florida,… Read More »

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Salaried Employees and Workers’ Compensation Coverage

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Injuries can happen at any kind of workplace, and they can affect hourly wage employees as well as salaried employees. In general, salaried employees are eligible to receive workers’ compensation coverage under Florida law when they sustain an injury arising out of their employment, but that terminology can cause confusion since many salaried employees… Read More »

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Real Estate Agent and Broker Injuries on the Job

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Real estate agents can sustain many different types of injuries on the job in South Florida, from injuries resulting from in-town and long-distance business travel to injuries in the office. Indeed, although you might not think about real estate agents as having particularly hazardous work duties, given that this profession requires a wide range… Read More »

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Work Injuries Among Dog Walkers, Pet Sitters, and Groomers

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Animal care work can be extremely difficult, and it can result in many kinds of work-related injuries on the job. In some cases, animal care injuries can be serious or even fatal, depending upon the circumstances. While many of us do not often think about the serious risks that come with jobs like dog… Read More »

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Massage Therapist Injuries at Work

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Health care workers can be at risk of many forms of injuries, and they can be exposed to various diseases and substances that can result in severe harm. While health care workers in certain places may be at greater risk of life-threatening injuries than others, it is important to remember that all healthcare employees… Read More »

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Work Injuries in Custom Framing

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

There are a wide variety of niche jobs in South Florida that can be fulfilling, but they can also result in injuries on the job. Custom framers can work for large retail stores or boutique framing companies. Their jobs require certain aesthetic knowledge, but they also require a significant amount of hands-on work with… Read More »

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