Workers’ Compensation Claims


If you suffered a workplace injury and were forced to miss work, your medical bills and household expenses may be covered by workers compensation insurance. However, before you agree to any settlement, call the Fort Lauderdale workers compensation attorney that will fight to get you all of the compensation to which you are entitled. We can discuss your options with you maximize the potential value of your claim.

 

An Overview of the State of Florida Workers’ Compensation Guidelines

 

When an employee is unable to work, this insurance will provide benefits that may include any of the following, depending on the individual’s situation: 

 

  • medical benefits – these include your doctor visits, hospitalization, medical tests, physical therapy, prostheses, prescription medication and mileage reimbursement to and from doctor’s offices and      pharmacies;
  • lost wages – the rate, amount and duration will depend on your regular wage and the extent of your injury; and
  • death benefits – these include funeral expenses, compensation to dependents and educational benefits for a surviving spouse.

 

Although the State of Florida Worker compensation program aims to provide invaluable assistance to disabled workers and their family members, the system can be very difficult to negotiate. There are numerous rules, regulations and bureaucracy governing Workers’ Compensation benefits in Florida.

 

Looking Beyond Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Florida

 

Understand that Florida workers’ comp may not be your only legal recourse if you have been injured on the job. If it can be determined that a third party contributed to your injuries, your workers comp attorney in Fort Lauderdale can help you prepare a third-party claim against:  

 

  • a building owner
  • an equipment manufacture
  • a contractor
  • more

 

Protect yourself by acquiring the legal guidance of a local Ft. Lauderdale attorney with experience handling Workmans Compensation claims as well as third-party claims. When you have good legal counsel by your side, you can rest assured that your rights will not be taken away from you.

 

Conveniently Located  in Fort Lauderdale

 

The Injury Law Firm of South Florida is conveniently located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Our attorneys have successfully represented clients throughout Florida, including Broward County, Indian River, Okeechobee, Martin County, Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, and other cities and counties.



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OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The Injury Law Firm of South Florida handles cases throughout Florida from their Fort Lauderdale office. Here is a list of some of the counties and cities we serve:

Martin County

Jensen Beach, Jupiter, Stuart Sewall’s, Point Ocean, Breeze Park.

St. Lucie County

Fort Pierce, Port St Lucie.

Lee County

Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, East Dunbar, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel.

Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, and throughout the greater Palm Beach area.

Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Weston, Miramar, Plantation, Sunrise, Coral Springs and throughout the greater Broward area.

Miami-Dade County

Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, South Miami, Kendall, Hialeah North Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles, and throughout the greater Miami-Dade area.

Collier County