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What Happens When My Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied?

By Larry Hornsby |

Most employers in Florida carry workers’ compensation coverage, so that if any of their employees are injured on the job, the employee can immediately seek medical coverage without having to worry about paying for it. However, sometimes the employer’s workers’ compensation carrier refuses to cover the injury – if this happens to you, it… Read More »

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Trucking Accidents & Vicarious Liability In Florida

By Larry Hornsby |

Semi-trucks make up a significant minority of the traffic on Florida highways, which means that many Florida car drivers are used to them – but many does not mean all, and sometimes accidents happen. Accidents that involve large trucks are somewhat unique, however, because depending on the specific situation, the truck driver is not… Read More »

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Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation If I Contract COVID-19 At Work?

By Larry Hornsby |

The COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing, as of this writing, and its toll on working Floridians has been extremely steep. Many have lost their jobs, and for those who remain at work, the high stress and possibility of contracting a potentially deadly virus can make life difficult. If you test positive for COVID-19 and you… Read More »

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Recovering From A Florida Motorcycle Crash

By Larry Hornsby |

The state of Florida consistently ranks high in the number of motorcycle registrations, and several motorcycle-related events happen in the state each year. That said, this much added traffic on Florida highways does lead to an uptick in bike-related accidents, which can cause serious, long-term injuries. If you are injured in a motorcycle accident… Read More »

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Am I Even Covered By Workers’ Compensation?

By Larry Hornsby |

Most workers in Florida, if they are injured on the job, can immediately assume that they are covered by workers’ compensation insurance and start the process of receiving compensation. However, not every worker is automatically covered, given Florida’s particular laws. If you have been injured at work, it is always a good idea to… Read More »

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Seatbelts & Liability In A Florida Car Crash

By Larry Hornsby |

On October 30, a child and a 40-year old woman were killed on Northwest 100 Street in Marion County, after the woman lost control of her vehicle and struck a large tree. Two children were in the backseat of the vehicle, and neither were wearing seatbelts; the woman was unfortunately pronounced dead at the… Read More »

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Which Types of Injuries Are Compensable By Workers’ Compensation?

By Larry Hornsby |

Most people think of workers’ compensation injuries as those happening because of sudden trauma – for example, broken bones or head trauma from accidents. However, Florida law recognizes several types of injuries that may be eligible for compensation if you can establish that they happened while on the job. It is always a good… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation & Death Benefits

By Larry Hornsby |

Despite all of the precautions taken to keep workers safe on the job, there are roughly 15 fatalities at U.S. workplaces each day. If you are unfortunate enough to lose a loved one to a workplace accident, know that while nothing will bring them back, you may be eligible to obtain compensation in the… Read More »

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Slip-and-Fall Accidents & Inclement Weather

By Larry Hornsby |

Most of the time, the average person thinks of a slip-and-fall accident as a misstep in a grocery store. However, far more slip-and-fall accidents actually occur due to poor weather and cleanup failures, and if this has happened to you, it is crucial to enlist an experienced attorney to help you bring your claim,… Read More »

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The “Eggshell Skull” Doctrine in Florida Personal Injury Cases

By Larry Hornsby |

Most accident victims in personal injury cases tend to have been reasonably able-bodied before their mishap, and approach recovering compensation from that point – that is, to help cover damages and expenses until they are back to normal. However, if someone was already disabled or otherwise had a pre-existing condition, the issue of recovery… Read More »

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