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Workplace and Industrial Accidents
Under the Florida Workers’ Compensation Statute,2 if an employee dies as a result of an accidental injury on the job, the employee’s dependents may be eligible for workers’ compensation death benefits. A decedent employee’s dependents typically include the decedent’s surviving spouse, children, parents, siblings, and grandchildren.
Workers employed in the metalworking industry are at an increased risk of suffering from catastrophic injuries caused by explosions. Fortunately, injured parties can collect compensation when they were injured on the job through the state’s workers’ compensation program, which will pay for the following costs...
Some of the most serious and deadly accidents that occur on the job take place on loading docks, which leaves truck drivers and warehouse employees particularly at risk of suffering from debilitating injuries.
Obtaining benefits through the workers’ compensation program can be time-consuming and frustrating. For this reason, many injured employees choose to enter into settlement proceedings with their employers and their employers’ insurers.
Even if the accident seems insignificant, report it. Even if you’re not experiencing any pain or discomfort, report it. This is an important directive to follow in general.
Having a workers’ compensation claim denied can leave many injured employees with a mounting pile of medical debt and no other hope of relief.
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