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Workers’ Compensation For Volunteers

By Larry Hornsby |

It may seem counterintuitive to think that a volunteer could ever qualify as an employee, going by colloquial meaning of the words. However, in Florida, there are certain circumstances under which a volunteer does qualify as an employee, at least for workers’ compensation purposes, and thus, might possibly be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits… Read More »

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Wrong-Way Crashes In Florida

By Larry Hornsby |

An auto accident will never be a welcome event, but wrong-way crashes, where someone strikes you head-on while traveling in the wrong lane, are arguably some of the most frightening. These crashes are unfortunately too common in Florida, and if you are unfortunate enough to experience one, it is critical for you to know… Read More »

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Recovering For A Florida Spinal Injury

By Larry Hornsby |

One of the worst types of injuries in terms of rehabilitation time and medical bills is an injury to the spinal cord or vertebrae. If you have been unfortunate enough to sustain a spinal injury, seeking out an experienced legal professional well versed in these cases can be a huge help toward getting your… Read More »

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Workers Compensation And The Construction Industry

By Larry Hornsby |

Most businesses in Florida have to carry workers’ compensation insurance, but the construction industry is a particularly unique case. Florida law has special restrictions and requirements for construction companies, because the field is so uniformly dangerous – the Occupational Safety & Health Administration estimates that approximately 20 percent of all fatalities at work are… Read More »

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Florida Premises Liability 101

By Larry Hornsby |

If you are injured in your own home, very often you have no one to blame but yourself. If you are injured on someone else’s property, however, it may be possible for you to seek compensation if their negligence caused your harm. This theory is called premises liability, and Florida’s law of premises liability… Read More »

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Showing “Objective Evidence of Injury” In Workers’ Compensation Cases

By Larry Hornsby |

In order for an injured worker to be eligible for workers’ compensation, they must show “objective evidence of injury,” meaning that “pain and subjective complaints” are not sufficient to establish that a long-term injury has actually taken place. This provision can make some cases much more difficult to prevail in, especially if a worker… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation & Repetitive Stress Injuries

By Larry Hornsby |

Most of the time, one imagines workers’ compensation to cover injuries like falls or industrial accidents. However, in certain situations, an employee can also file a claim for workers’ compensation if you have sustained a repetitive stress injury (RSI) while on the job. It can be difficult to prevail on this type of claim… Read More »

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Finding The Right Personal Injury Lawyer

By Larry Hornsby |

If you have been injured in an accident, it can feel as though you have nowhere to turn, and the idea of finding an attorney to help you get your medical bills paid can feel even more overwhelming. Finding the right personal injury lawyer to help you with your case is an undertaking that… Read More »

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Traumatic Brain Injuries & Personal Injury Cases

By Larry Hornsby |

The idea of traumatic brain injury (TBI) frightens many people, most of all because they occur much more often than people believe. While seeking compensation for medical bills or other losses will not replace what you may have lost post-TBI, it can help cover expenses that you may need to incur in order to… Read More »

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Florida Slip-and-Fall Law Favors Businesses

By Larry Hornsby |

The slip and fall accident is one of the oldest stories in the book. A person slips on the floor of a business or of another person’s home, and tries to bring suit under a theory of negligence to try and recover for their medical bills and lost wages. In Florida, this is much… Read More »

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