Workers' Compensation Blog

When longshoremen or harbor workers are injured or harmed in a job where their duties are related to maritime activity, they may be able to pursue benefits under the federal Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) or seek compensation under…

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Electrocution injuries can happen anywhere, but more commonly in the workplace. Certain professions, including utility workers, electricians, cable operators and construction workers are at a higher risk of being electrocuted and suffering a serious or…

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If you have been hurt while on the job, you may be able to receive workers’ compensation to help cover necessary medical care and a portion of your lost wages while you recover from your injuries. One question that may arise when it comes to the Florida…

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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Injuries During Lunch Breaks?

Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on Apr 07, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

When a worker is injured during the course of his or her employment, he or she is generally covered by the workers’ compensation system. However, injuries that occur during lunch breaks are more complicated. There are certain situations where injured…

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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If I Was Assaulted at Work?

Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on Feb 18, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

Most people think of a fall or injury that occurs from machinery when thinking about a compensable work injury. However, other types of injuries may make you eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, including workplace assaults. If you were assaulted…

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The Risks of Returning to Work Early Following an Injury

Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on Jan 08, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

After a workplace injury, employers often want their employees to return to work as quickly as possible. However, this may not be in the employee’s best interests. Employees may feel that they have to go along with their employer’s wishes, but they must…

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What Happens if You Are Injured Driving a Company Vehicle?

Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on Dec 16, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

Florida’s workers’ compensation system provides medical and partial wage replacement benefits for those injured while working in the course of their employment. However, it can sometimes be difficult to establish when certain activities fall within this…

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Choosing a Doctor in Workers’ Compensation Cases

Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on Dec 11, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

If you sustain a work-related injury or illness, your employer’s insurance company should provide you with any reasonable medical care needed. However, you may have limited options in choosing a doctor who will treat your condition and advocate on your…

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Liability for Injuries Caused by Heavy Machinery Accidents

Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on Oct 30, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

Construction workers and other professionals must often work with heavy machinery to build, demolish, restore or assemble things. Unfortunately, this equipment is very dangerous and if accidents occur, they can cause permanent injuries or death. If you…

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Obtaining Workers’ Compensation for Heat-Related Injuries

Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on Sep 16, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

Due to the high temperatures and the number of heat-related injuries that occur each year, Florida lawmakers are proposing a heat illness prevention bill that would establish statewide standards for outdoor workers, which would include access to shade,…

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