What You Should Know About Workers’ Compensation

2020-08-10T07:53:18+00:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Workers' Compensation|Tags: , |

Despite most businesses complying with workplace safety requirements, the number of recorded on the job injuries is still very high. And while majority of workers are now cognizant with workers' compensation laws and procedures, many of them still don't know how, where and when to file claims when injured at their jobs.  If you work in Florida, there are several things you need to know about the state's Workers' Compensation laws and claim filing procedures. These are discussed in detail below.    Get Back to Work If You Can If you are able to treat your injuries such that resuming your normal work operations won't affect your health, consider getting back to work as soon as possible. If the fallout from your injury puts you off returning to your old job, try to [...]

Workers’ Comp Claims Won’t Wait for You

2019-11-22T05:40:50+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation|Tags: , , |

Getting injured at work can greatly affect not only your physical and financial well being, but also your peace of mind. Unfortunately, most employees are not well informed on the appropriate measures to take when claiming compensation for their work-related injuries. So, what steps should you follow when seeking compensation for a work-related injury? Well, firstly, you need to report any personal injury accidents at work to your immediate supervisor. This is absolutely important even in cases where the injury is minor, and does not require immediate medical attention. In addition to this, you should ensure that you document the report by submitting a First Report of Injury sheet and informing your boss about the injury, either via email or text message. Furthermore, you should make sure that there are eyewitnesses (such as [...]

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