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Third Party Claims For Workplace Injuries

By Larry Hornsby |

When an employee is injured on the job, most of the time they will file for workers’ compensation, as they are generally entitled to do. However, there are some claims where liability would be more properly alleged against a third party – someone on the premises, or someone off the premises who might still… Read More »

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Personal Injury Claims For Psychological Injuries

By Larry Hornsby |

When someone is injured in an accident, they most often try to seek compensation for any physical injury they may have suffered. It is much less common for personal injury lawsuits to be brought based on psychological trauma, or on any other type of invisible illness or injury – and yet they cause as… Read More »

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Identifying Employers’ Retaliatory Conduct After A Workers’ Comp Claim

By Larry Hornsby |

Unless someone falls under a very specific exception, every employee is entitled to make a workers’ compensation claim if they are injured on the job. However, some employers will take the news of a workers’ compensation claim as a personal slight, or see it as somehow undermining their authority, and may take what is… Read More »

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What Is The “Course and Scope of Employment”?

By Larry Hornsby |

When you have been injured on the job, and you begin the process of filing for workers’ compensation, the very first question that will be asked of you is whether or not your injury occurred within the scope of your employment. While most of the time, the answer is an easy yes or no,… Read More »

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Showing Traumatic Brain Injuries In Court

By Larry Hornsby |

In civil litigation, proof of injuries is a major cornerstone of the evidence required to hold a defendant liable. However, some injuries can easily be misunderstood or misinterpreted, which may lead to an adverse outcome when it is not necessarily appropriate. Nowhere is this more common than with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), which are… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation For Injuries With Unknown Causes

By Larry Hornsby |

It might seem impossible that an employee could be compensated for an injury that occurs on the job if the cause is unknown. However, in some situations, Florida workers’ compensation law does allow this, as long as the employee can show that their employment was the major contributing cause of the injury. If you… Read More »

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Florida Slip & Fall Cases Can Be Difficult To Win

By Larry Hornsby |

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most commonly seen personal injury cases in this day and age. However, they have become something of a joke; they are often assumed to be silly, avoidable incidents due largely to the victim’s own recklessness. This could not be further from the truth, but stigma is… Read More »

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Dealing With Concurrent Jobs & Workers’ Compensation

By Larry Hornsby |

Workers’ compensation is a system that is designed to take care of injured employees if that injury occurs on the job. However, many employees in the current economy work more than one job for multiple reasons. Thus, if someone is injured on the job, they wind up not being able to work at either… Read More »

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Minors and Workers’ Compensation

By Larry Hornsby |

Many teenagers all over the country, and even all over the world, will choose to work summer jobs to make extra money, or to gain valuable experience for university applications. However, as with any job, accidents do happen. If your teen is injured while at work, they do have options to seek recovery, despite… Read More »

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Common Misconceptions About Florida Workers’ Compensation

By Larry Hornsby |

Workers’ compensation is an extremely complex area of law that laypeople are nonetheless expected to navigate successfully on their first try. As a result, there are multiple misconceptions that persist among those injured on the job. It is critical that you understand what information is accurate and what is not, lest you wind up… Read More »

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