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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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Third-Party Car Accident Claims

By Larry Hornsby |

Most of the time, when you are injured at work, you can file a workers’ compensation claim with your employer’s insurance (assuming that you work for an employer required to carry it). However, workers’ compensation does not cover everything; if you are injured due to the negligence or recklessness of a third party, you… Read More »

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Florida Rollover Car Accidents

By Larry Hornsby |

The busy and crowded nature of Florida’s roads is well known, especially to locals, but when accidents do happen, it can be shocking how serious the injuries can be. One of the most serious types of accidents that occurs on Florida roads is the rollover crash, where the vehicle flips onto its top or… Read More »

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Business Trip Injuries Can Be Compensable

By Larry Hornsby |

Not many business trips are occurring during the current COVID-19 pandemic, but they are normally an integral part of certain professions, especially in businesses that serve large areas. However, they place an employee on unique legal ground if they are injured – while in theory, they are acting for their employer, they may not… Read More »

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Independent Medical Exams In Florida

By Larry Hornsby |

If you have been injured on the job and are seeking workers’ compensation coverage, you will be treated by a doctor of your employer’s choosing. If, though, there is any dispute between you (or your doctor) and the insurance company over your treatment, you may be asked to undertake an independent medical exam (IME)… Read More »

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