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Injuries On Break: Am I Covered?

By Larry Hornsby |

While it is not strictly required by Florida law, most employers grant their employees a lunch hour (or half hour) and a break or two during the work day. However, if an employee is injured during any of these breaks, there is some debate on whether they are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. The… Read More »

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Pedestrian Accidents In Florida

By Larry Hornsby |

The most recent census data lists Florida as the third most populous state in the U.S., and looking around city streets is generally enough to convince a person of that fact. With so many people, it is sadly unavoidable that accidents do happen, especially involving pedestrians. While auto drivers have a duty to exercise… Read More »

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Common Mistakes After An On-The-Job Injury

By Larry Hornsby |

When you have been hurt at work, it can be very easy to forget literally everything else. However, there are certain protocols that need to be followed if someone is injured on the job, and if you fail to comply with them, it can cause problems for you down the road if you decide… Read More »

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Do I Need A Doctor? Injuries From Auto Accidents

By Larry Hornsby |

When the average person is in an auto accident, they may determine they do not need to seek medical treatment, out of a misplaced belief that any injury would be immediately apparent. In reality, it can be days before car crash-related symptoms and injuries can manifest themselves, and they can still cause significant problems… Read More »

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Why Was My Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?

By Larry Hornsby |

Workers’ compensation claims in Florida must be made in a very specific manner, but if one does so, most claims are approved. However, if you do wind up receiving a notice of denial, it does not necessarily mean that your claim was considered bogus or otherwise deceitful, as many worry about. There are several… Read More »

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Cargo Liability For Truckers In Florida

By Larry Hornsby |

Trucks make up a large portion of commerce in Florida, moving a lot of products especially for local businesses. However, due to their sheer size they can be more difficult to drive, and to share the road with. Trucks are involved in a significant number of accidents each year, but the majority tend to… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation And Retaliation

By Larry Hornsby |

When someone gets hurt on the job, they are entitled under Florida law to file for workers’ compensation if their employer is one required to carry it. This is the right of any worker – but in some cases, employees can face retaliatory action, in the form of demotion, pay cuts, or even termination,… Read More »

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What Is A Traumatic Brain Injury?

By Larry Hornsby |

In this day and age, when people hear about traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), they tend to associate the term with athletes, in particular with the National Football League (NFL) and its players, given the links discovered between the sport and several types of TBIs. However, in reality, TBIs occur due to many different issues,… Read More »

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Employee Status & Workers’ Compensation

By Larry Hornsby |

The U.S. economy is becoming more and more of what is referred to as a gig economy, meaning that fewer people get hired for a job and stay with it until they retire. As such, more people are finding themselves in unique situations where they may not know whether they actually qualify to be… Read More »

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Accidents & Rideshares

By Larry Hornsby |

All over the United States, and especially in larger cities like Orlando, rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft have fundamentally changed getting around. However, their relative newness means that laws surrounding their operation are still being fully fleshed out, which can leave injured passengers at a loss if they are in an accident. Even… Read More »

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