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How To Get Workers’ Compensation For A Machine-Related Injury

By Musleh Law Firm |

Heavy machinery and large pieces of equipment are necessary in many fields, including manufacturing and construction. These pieces of machinery also expose employees to huge risks. In fact, over 34,000 employees each year suffer injuries as a result of machine-related accidents, and many of those employees have to undergo amputations as a result. An… Read More »

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Have You Suffered Electrical Burns At Work?

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Every job carries some risks, whether it be paper cuts or traumatic brain injuries. However, few injuries are more painful than electrical burns. Unlike other burns, electrical burns are not always visible externally, but can cause terrible damage to the underlying muscle tissue, flesh, and even bone. This can make them difficult to diagnose… Read More »

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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation For A Car Accident?

By Musleh Law Firm |

If you have been involved in a car accident while on the job, you may be concerned for a number of reasons. There are so many factors involved in a workplace car accident that can complicate the process of recovery. You may be unsure of whether you qualify for workers’ compensation benefits or if… Read More »

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Have You Slipped And Fallen At Work?

By Musleh Law Firm |

If you have suffered injuries and lost wages due to a slip-and-fall accident at work, you are not alone. Nearly 250,000 employees are injured in slip-and-fall accidents each year seriously enough that they require time off of work to recover. Nearly 900 will never recover, and die as a result of their injuries. The… Read More »

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Returning To Work After A Work-Related Injury

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If you were recently injured at work and are recovering, you may have some questions regarding the process of returning to work with an injury. The following article will provide some helpful information regarding returning to work after experiencing a work-related injury in the state of Florida. Once your physician clears you to return… Read More »

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When Does Workers’ Compensation Not Apply?

By Musleh Law Firm |

After you are injured at work, you should consider filing a workers’ compensation claim to receive proper compensation for your injuries. Before filing a claim, however, you should make sure that workers’ compensation applies to your situation. Situations where workers’ compensation may not apply There are some injuries that occur under certain circumstances where… Read More »

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Florida Court Rules That Medical Marijuana Treatment Is Not Covered Under Workers’ Compensation

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When injured workers file workers’ compensation claims, they are entitled to receive medical treatment for their injuries. With the rise of alternative medicine, however, it is not always clear whether certain medical treatments are covered under workers’ compensation. One such type of medical treatment involves the use of medical marijuana. In a recent Florida… Read More »

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The Role Of Private Investigators In The Workers’ Compensation Claims Process

By Musleh Law Firm |

Oftentimes when an injured employee files for workers’ compensation, the employer’s insurance company will hire a private investigator to investigate the employee’s claims. This is typically done to confirm the extent of the employee’s injuries and to uncover any fraudulent claims. Ultimately, the goal in these investigations involves finding evidence to reduce the amount… Read More »

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What To Do If Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied

By Musleh Law Firm |

Workers’ compensation claims are denied for various reasons. If your claim is denied, you may not be aware of what the next steps you should take are. This article will provide information regarding some of the reasons why workers’ compensation claims are denied, as well as some steps you could take if your claim… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation FAQs For Florida Employees

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries among private industry employees in 2019. As the number of workplace injuries rise, so too do the number of workers’ compensation claims. The following article will provide the answers to some frequently asked questions regarding the workers’ compensation process in… Read More »

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