Monthly Archives: May 2023
Florida Teen Falls 20 Feet While After Being Hired Illegally As A Roofer
As any tradesperson in Tampa will tell you, roofing is one of the most dangerous jobs in the state. It’s definitely not something you’d want your 15-year-old son or daughter doing – especially if they were working for a company with a history of serious safety violations. Unfortunately, one teen recently paid the price… Read More »
Crane Accidents In Florida: The Unseen Threat
Most people never think twice when they stroll past a crane at a construction site. Cranes are common in many of Florida’s biggest cities – including Tampa and Miami – where developers constantly erect new buildings. But what happens when one of these cranes collapses? The occurrence is more common than you might think,… Read More »
Can You File A Workers’ Comp Claim For An Injury That Occurred On The Way To Work?
Many people in Florida face long commutes to and from work each day. Although these workers are not paid for these journeys, they represent a major part of their work day. In some cases, workers spend hours driving or on public transit. These are hours they’ll never get back – and even though these… Read More »
Can You File A Workers’ Compensation Claim For Heat Exhaustion In Florida?
As the weather begins to heat up in Florida, many citizens are getting excited about the return of summer and the hot, pleasant climate. But for many workers who make their living outdoors, the rise in temperatures is anything but welcome. Hot climates aren’t just uncomfortable for those working outside – they can also… Read More »
Why Doesn’t Workers’ Comp Include Pain & Suffering?
As an injured worker in Florida, one of the most disheartening discoveries is to learn that you will not be compensated for your pain & suffering. Your workplace injury may have been highly traumatic, and you might even be struggling with PTSD as a result. Suffering a disability can result in depression, feelings of… Read More »