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How Is Workers’ Compensation Different From A Personal Injury Case?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Anyone who suffers an injury at work will likely begin looking into options for seeking compensation to cover medical expenses, wages they cannot earn due to the disabling injury, and compensation for other losses. Understanding the differences between a workers’ compensation claim and a personal injury lawsuit may not be obvious, especially if you… Read More »

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Can I Seek Workers’ Compensation If I Got Hurt While Traveling For Work?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

If you got hurt while you were traveling for work in or around Pompano Beach, you could be eligible to obtain Florida workers’ compensation benefits, but it will be important to determine whether the travel arose out of and occurred in the course of your employment. Under Florida workers’ compensation law, only injuries “arising… Read More »

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Top 5 Things To Know About Seeking Workers’ Compensation Benefits In Florida

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Anyone who has been injured on the job in West Palm Beach or elsewhere in South Florida should learn more about obtaining workers’ compensation benefits. For injured workers in Florida, workers’ compensation benefits can be essential for getting necessary medical care and paying your bills when you are unable to return to work due… Read More »

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Tips For Getting The Workers’ Compensation Benefits You Need

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

After a workplace injury in Sunrise or elsewhere in South Florida, it can be difficult to focus on the logistical aspects of filing a workers’ compensation claim or taking steps that involve paperwork or what may feel like busywork when you are grappling with debilitating physical harm. Yet it is critical to do everything… Read More »

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Dog Bites On The Job: What Do You Need To Know?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

While most of us do not worry about the risk of a dog bite while doing our jobs, there are many different types of professions in South Florida in which workers are exposed to risks of dog bite injuries and injuries caused by animal attacks. Any type of delivery driver who delivers goods to… Read More »

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3 Things To Know About School Bus Drivers And Work Injuries

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

School bus drivers can be at risk of significant injuries on the job, from injuries in collisions to other types of harm arising out of their employment. When a school bus driver does get hurt at work, are there special steps for seeking compensation? Generally speaking, school bus drivers can be eligible for workers’… Read More »

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Can I File For Workers’ Compensation After I Was Assaulted At Work?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Nobody goes to work in Sunrise and expects to get hurt on the job, although some types of injuries are more common than others. When most types of workplace injuries occur, the injuries are accidental or result from another party’s negligence. While it can be extremely frustrating to know that your injury could have… Read More »

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What Does “Exclusiveness Of Liability” Mean?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

If you were recently injured at work in Fort Lauderdale, or if your spouse or child was injured or killed on the job in South Florida, you might have started researching Florida workers’ compensation law in order to seek benefits. One of the terms you may have come across is “exclusiveness of liability,” which… Read More »

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Security Guards And Florida Workers’ Compensation

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Security guards have dangerous jobs, and they can sustain many different types of injuries on the job. Whether you are a security guard who works at a mall and is largely tasked with preventing retail theft and non-violent crimes or you are a security guard who works outside a nightclub or bar with a… Read More »

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I Forgot To Tell My Employer I Got Hurt—Can I Still Seek Compensation?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Getting hurt at work can be extremely painful and disorienting, and you might not be able to think about the need to report the injury to your employer. In some workplace accidents, the accident and injury may have rendered you unconscious, and you may have needed to be transported to an emergency department by… Read More »

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