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Author Archives: Jay Butchko


Florida Slip-And-Fall Accidents Seriously Harm Elderly Plaintiffs

By Larry Hornsby |

Anyone can slip and fall at some point in their life, but falls are much more serious for certain age groups. For example, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that approximately 1 in 4 elderly people fall each year, and of that amount, 1 in every 5 sustains a severe head injury. Because… Read More »


Common Misconceptions About Florida Workers’ Compensation

By Larry Hornsby |

Workers’ compensation law is a deceptively difficult area of the legal profession, but it is an important one because in most cases, filing a workers’ compensation claim is an injured worker’s only option. If you are injured on the job, it can be all too easy to get confused at the rules and requirements,… Read More »


Establishing Liability In Florida Car Accident Cases

By Larry Hornsby |

The most recent available data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) estimates just over 400,000 car crashes in 2021, with around 3,700 fatalities. Auto accidents can be deadly for all involved – even pedestrians on the road may be injured or killed in a crash involving a passenger vehicle…. Read More »


Third-Party Liability In Workers’ Compensation Cases

By Larry Hornsby |

The strong majority of Florida businesses are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to protect their employees in the event of an injury. However, depending on the nature of one’s profession, some employees are more likely to be injured by the negligence of a third party, rather than by anything on their employer’s premises… Read More »


Misclassified Workers May Be Denied Workers’ Compensation

By Larry Hornsby |

The average worker considers themselves an employee, in both the colloquial and the classical sense. However, in reality, many workers are classified as independent contractors, which means that they are not legally entitled to certain benefits and perks. This can be a very rude awakening for those who are unaware. If you discover you… Read More »


Different Types Of Workers’ Compensation Benefits Available

By Larry Hornsby |

If someone is injured at work in Florida, and their employer carries workers’ compensation insurance, the employee can usually seek workers’ compensation benefits. Depending on the injury, though, the employee may be eligible for multiple types of benefits. It is important that if you have been hurt on the job, you know the types… Read More »


Florida Workers’ Compensation Retaliation

By Larry Hornsby |

Assuming your Florida employer carries workers’ compensation coverage, you as an employee have the right to seek benefits under that insurance if you are injured on the job. However, some employers may engage in what is known as retaliatory behavior in response to your filing a workers’ compensation claim. It can be difficult to… Read More »


Which Medical Bills Does Workers’ Compensation Actually Pay?

By Larry Hornsby |

Compared to other U.S. states, Florida’s workers’ compensation system is somewhat unusual, and it is important for injured workers to be aware of the differences. In most states, workers’ compensation will pay all “reasonably necessary” medical care, and deal directly with providers. However, in Florida, in most cases, compensation from workers’ compensation insurance goes… Read More »


Third Parties & Florida Workers’ Compensation Liability

By Larry Hornsby |

The average Florida workers’ compensation claim is brought when a person is injured on the job, usually on their employer’s premises. However, it is possible for a worker to be able to recover workers’ compensation benefits in some cases if they were off the premises – usually, if the worker is acting within the… Read More »


Preexisting Conditions & Personal Injury

By Larry Hornsby |

There are many people in the United States who live with preexisting conditions of varying severity. Most of the time, these conditions may not profoundly affect a person’s life, but if a sufferer has been involved in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another person, it is not uncommon for their… Read More »

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