Here’s to 2016 and the year ahead in Florida Workers’ Compensation

Here’s to 2016 and the year ahead in Florida Workers’ Compensation

To say a lot has happened in workers compensation in Florida over the course of 2016 is an understatement. 2016 was the year of Miles, Westhphal, and Castellanos. Some say it the year the playing field was somewhat leveled back out for injured workers. Others say it is the “golden age of comp.” 2016 was […]

Your Road to Representation Just Got a Little Easier

Your Road To Representation Just Got A Little Easier

On April 20, 2016, Florida’s First District Court of Appeal published it’s holding in Miles v. City of Edgewater Police. This case dealt with a police officer who was bringing a Workers’ Compensation claim based on injuries sustained due to exposure to various chemicals while pursing active criminal cases. Under the current law in Florida, many view exposure claims […]

Reasons Why a Case May Be Denied and What Can Be Done

Reasons Why A Case May Be Denied And What Can Be Done

Workers Compensation Claim Denied There are many reasons why a workers compensation claim may be denied, but a denial does not mean that the case is over. Some common reasons why a claim may be denied include: fraud major contributing cause preexisting conditions and no accident in the course and scope of employment Workers Compensation […]