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It is estimated that there are as many as 100,000 Florida residents injured on the job every year. Most of these individuals will receive benefits from the state’s workers’ compensation law, but not everyone is quite so fortunate. Like most states, Florida has had its share of difficulties trying to balance the needs of injured [...]
On January 1, 2010, Alex Sink, Chief Financial Officer for the Florida Department of Financial Services issued an informational bulletin outlining the new Maximum Workers’ Compensation rates. Section 440.12(2) of the Florida Statutes indicates that for any accidents occurring after August 1, 1979, the maximum compensation rate will be the same as the state-wide average [...]
In 2002, a law went into effect in the state of Florida titled “Move-Over America,” however, very few motorists are aware of it. The National Safety Commission, the organization responsible for the nationwide “Move-Over America” campaign conducted a poll that found that more than 70 percent of Americans are unaware of the Move-Over requirement. Even [...]
The Injury Law Clinic was excited to participate in this year’s Puerto Rican Fiesta’s Patronales event, which was held November 12-15, 2009 in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Co-sponsored and organized by The Puerto Rican Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Broward County, Fiestas Patronales and Business Expo is the largest Hispanic event in Broward County. With Spanish-Speaking [...]
The state of Florida has strict regulations under Worker’s Compensation that require most employers to pay into Worker’s Compensation. To look up your employer, visit the Proof of Coverage Database to make sure that you are covered. We also recommend that you download the Worker’s Compensation System Guide in order to fully understand what both [...]