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What You Should Know About Death Benefits And Workers’ Compensation

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Losing a loved one under any circumstances can be devastating, even if you know that there is nothing you or anybody could have done to save your family member. When a loved one’s death results from a workplace accident, the grief can be debilitating. Given that most workplace accidents and injuries are preventable, it… Read More »

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Are All Workplace Injuries Compensable Through Workers’ Compensation?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Many types of workplace injuries in South Florida are compensable through the workers’ compensation system, but there are some exceptions that injured employees and their families should know about. Generally speaking, you should not worry that you will need to prove negligence in order to be eligible to receive medical benefits or wage replacement… Read More »

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Excavation Injuries At Work

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Construction work can pose many different risks for workers, from dangers associated with falls from roofs or scaffolding to struck-by injuries caused by falling objects on construction sites. Excavation accidents are often deadly, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but they can also be avoided with proper safety precautions…. Read More »

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Three Things To Know About Workers’ Compensation Coverage

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Whether you were recently injured on the job or you want to be prepared in the event of a workplace injury, it is important to understand what workers’ compensation coverage means under Florida law. Coverage is a term that refers to situations in which an employer is required to pay compensation or to provide… Read More »

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Seeking Compensation For Workplace Burn Injuries

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Employees in many different industries in South Florida can sustain a wide variety of compensable injuries at work. Frequently, employees sustain traumatic injuries in accidents at work. In addition, employees whose jobs have exposed them to hazardous substances or to other dangerous conditions may be able to seek compensation for occupational diseases. One type… Read More »

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What Are Temporary Disability Benefits In A Florida Workers’ Compensation Case?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

When a person suffers a serious injury at work in Pompano Beach or in another part of South Florida, that person should get in touch with an experienced South Florida workers’ compensation lawyer as soon as possible to find out more about obtaining benefits. Our attorneys want to tell you more about temporary disability… Read More »

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What Are Permanent Impairment Benefits After A Work Injury?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Most workers in West Palm Beach and throughout South Florida can be eligible to obtain compensation through the Florida workers’ compensation system after a workplace injury. Yet what do those forms of compensation, or those benefits, actually entail? While most workers in Florida may know that workers’ compensation benefits can provide coverage for lost… Read More »

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Does The Type Of Injury Affect My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Were you recently injured on the job in or around Sunrise, Florida? You may be eligible to seek compensation by filing a Florida workers’ compensation claim. Our experienced South Florida workers’ compensation lawyers want to help you understand more about the types of injuries that can be compensable through the Florida workers’ compensation system…. Read More »

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Holiday Seasonal Employees And Workers’ Compensation In Fort Lauderdale

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

As the holiday season approaches, many people in the Fort Lauderdale area will be considering part-time work in order to earn extra money for the holidays. Many of those seasonal employees will take part-time, temporary jobs in the hospitality industry, in retail, and in food services. With more shoppers visiting Florida stores during the… Read More »

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Retail Work Injuries In Florida

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Retail workers in Florida and across the country sustain workplace injuries much more frequently than you might think. Many people assume that retail jobs put workers at relatively low risk of injury since they are primarily engaged with shelving consumer products or interacting with customers—as opposed to the kinds of fall accidents or machinery… Read More »

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