How a Workers' Comp Settlement is Calculated
How a Workers Comp Settlement Is Calculated

How much are your injuries worth?

Your workers comp settlement isn’t “free money.” Here’s what to consider when deciding whether that settlement offer is worth it.


If you’ve been injured in a workplace accident, it’s very likely that your life has been turned upside down.

With your reduced work hours and medical bills piling up, that lump sum settlement offer is starting to look pretty good. But how did the insurance company arrive at that number?

It may seem arbitrary to you. But workers compensation insurance isn’t about reading tea leaves or consulting a crystal ball to determine your workers comp settlement amount. They are actually making a number of calculations behind the scenes to decide how much to offer you.

And unless you know what’s influencing their decision, you won’t be able to decide whether the offer is a fair one.

So let’s take a look at what your workers comp settlement should cover and how you can decide whether or not to accept it.

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Who Is Eligible For Workers Compensation In Florida?
Who Is Eligible For Workers Compensation In Florida?

Work-related injuries can be confusing.

In this article, we’ll answer some common questions about workers compensation eligibility.


If you’ve been in the workplace for long enough, you’ve likely heard about workers compensation. You know it has something to do with workplace injuries, but beyond that, you probably don’t put any thought into workers comp at all.

That is, until the workplace injury happens to you.

Once workers comp becomes more than hypothetical, you may discover that you don’t understand it at all. “I get hurt and just get paid? This sounds too easy. Do I qualify for workers comp?”

In this blog, we’ll look at who is eligible for workers compensation, what it covers, and how to get the best results from your case. Read more

Can I Get Workers Comp For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Can I Get Workers Comp For Carpal Tunnel?

Has your job become a pain in the…wrist?

Filing workers comp for carpal tunnel can give you the time you need to recover.


There are some parts of your body that you never pay attention to…unless they’re bothering you. The carpal tunnel in your wrist is one of those parts.

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common work-related injuries among American workers. And if you’ve ever experienced the pain, numbness, tingling, or discomfort of this condition, you know that it can be very difficult to maintain the same quality of life at work or at home.

But can you get workers comp for carpal tunnel? In this article, we’ll address these questions (and a few more) to give you a better understanding of the relationship between carpal tunnel and workers compensation. Read more

Light Duty Jobs For Injured Workers

A permanent injury doesn’t have to end your career.

Here’s how to find light duty jobs for injured workers after your claim has been settled.


Being injured on the job is challenging enough, even more so when you are unable to return to your regular position.

When this happens, you are faced with one of two possible outcomes—either your authorized treating physician will tell you to stay home to recover or they will allow you to return to work with restrictions.

Also known as “modified duty,” light duty jobs allow you to continue working without putting your recovery at risk. But there is a lot more to consider than which jobs you may be assigned.

In this article, we’ll discuss what you can expect from light duty work, as well as how to accommodate permanent injuries after your claim has been settled. Read more

10 Questions To Ask Your Workers Comp Lawyer
10 Questions To Ask Your Workers Comp Lawyer

Confused about your work injury?

Here are 10 questions to ask your workers comp lawyer to give you a better perspective on your case.


Workers compensation should be a fairly simple process: you get hurt, you report your injury, you get reimbursed for your medical treatments and lost wages. But for many Floridians, the reality can become a lot more complicated. And that’s where hiring a workers compensation attorney can help.

But hiring an attorney is a whole new can of worms. With so many to choose from, how do you know which attorney can get the results you need? Luckily, asking some key questions can help you decide on a lawyer before you make any commitments.

Here are 10 questions to ask a workers comp lawyer before you hire them. Read more

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