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When is Workers’ Compensation NOT the Sole Remedy for a Florida Workplace Injury?

By Musleh Law Firm |

If you were hurt in a workplace accident, you may be aware of your legal options under Florida workers’ compensation laws. In general, you could receive monetary benefits if you: Qualify as a true full- or part-time employee; Work for an employer with four employees or more; Were acting within the scope of your… Read More »

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5 Types of Distracted Driving That Do NOT Involve a Cell Phone

By Musleh Law Firm |

By now, several years after the dangers of cell phone use while driving became apparent, motorists are very aware of the risks of texting, talking on the phone, surfing the internet, and posting to social media. In an ongoing public awareness campaign, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) outlines the… Read More »

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FAQs About Settling a Florida Workers’ Comp Death Benefits Claim

By Musleh Law Firm |

It is horrific to think that a loved one’s life could be at risk simply for going to work, but statistics on fatal workplace injuries and occupational diseases reveal that there were 138 job-related deaths in Florida in 2019. Fortunately for the victim’s surviving loved ones, the state workers’ compensation system pays out death… Read More »

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Can I Choose My Own Doctor Under Florida Workers’ Compensation Laws?

By Musleh Law Firm |

When you are injured at work or suffer from an occupational disease, your employer – through its workers’ compensation insurance company – must provide you with necessary medical care. One of the best benefits of the workers’ comp system is getting the treatment you need, now and in the future. However, under Florida’s workers’… Read More »

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Proposed Safety Solutions Can Reduce the Risk of Florida Truck Accidents

By Musleh Law Firm |

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is constantly reaching out to various players in the trucking industry as part of its efforts to enhance safety and reduce the risk of serious truck accidents. However, its publication on Commercial Motor Vehicle Traffic Safety Facts reveals that there is still far to go. Not only… Read More »

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Top 5 OSHA Violations Put Florida Employees at Risk of Injury

By Musleh Law Firm |

We may still be a few weeks away from the end of the year, but a key time period for purposes of workplace safety regulations has already drawn to a close. As of September 30, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) closed its annual reporting period regarding the top reasons employers are… Read More »

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Protect Your Child from Florida Car Accidents with the Right Safety Restraints

By Musleh Law Firm |

It is the law in Florida to secure your child in some type of safety restraint depending on age and size, but the statistics should convince you that a fine for noncompliance is the least of your concerns. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 675 children aged… Read More »

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Statistics on Bicycle Accidents in Florida

By Musleh Law Firm |

While the rest of the US is battening down for a long, cold winter, many Floridians are gearing up for some of the best weather of the year. Bike riding is a four season activity in the Sunshine State, whether you cycle for your commute, exercise, or fun. Unfortunately, its year-round popularity may also… Read More »

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Complications from Burn Injuries in Florida Personal Injury Accidents

By Musleh Law Firm |

Of all the injuries you could suffer in a Florida motor vehicle crash, through an accident on property, or due to a defective product, burns are among the most severe and catastrophic. Unfortunately, statistics compiled by the American Burn Association reveal that these incidents occur with shocking frequency. According to the Burn Injury Fact… Read More »

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Florida Workers’ Comp Presumptions That Favor First Responders

By Musleh Law Firm |

First Responders, including law enforcement, firefighters, and other emergency medical personnel enjoy certain preferential treatment under Florida workers’ compensation laws, and for good reason: These heroes put their lives at risk to keep the public safe, so they should receive certain benefits as part of performing risky, potentially life-threatening services. The key to the… Read More »

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