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Tag Archives: Work Injuries


Collecting Damages for Work-Related Injuries as an Independent Contractor

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Many businesses choose to outsource to save money on everything from payroll taxes to overhead expenses. Many more also enjoy the added bonus of not being financially responsible for the contractor’s safety and wellbeing, including any injuries that occur while the contractor is on the clock. Or so they think. Though independent contractors are… Read More »

Port Everglades Worker Severely Injured In Forklift Accident

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A worker at Port Everglades had his leg partially severed in a catastrophic forklift accident, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. The victim, believed to be in his 40s, was hurt while offloading a conveyer belt when a metal fragment of the forklift used in the operation broke off and landed on his… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Set To Hear Miami Area Worker’s Challenge To State’s Workers’ Compensation Laws

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The Florida Supreme court recently agreed to hear arguments over another constitutional challenge to the state’s exclusive remedy provision in its workers’ compensation laws. The Florida Supreme Court recently struck down a previous challenge to the state’s workers’ compensation laws last year but is nonetheless poised to consider the arguments in this case. The… Read More »

Changes Could Be Coming to Workers’ Compensation Laws

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Everyday, Florida residents head to their respective employers to work on their behalf. These workers typically place their trust in the equipment and environment that they are working with and in. But what happens when a worker becomes injured while on the job? Florida law employs a complex workers’ compensation regime that is truly… Read More »

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