The workers’ compensation program was designed to benefit both workers and employers. Injured employees are given medical treatment and lost wage benefits to help them recover, while employers are given protection from personal injury (negligence) lawsuits.
This system is designed to work without legal involvement, but unfortunately, instances occur when you need the guidance and assistance of an attorney.
For instance, what if you have a pre-existing injury…can you still get workers compensation? This is one issue that isn’t quite so cut-and-dry, yet it’s one that Florida workers struggle with on a daily basis. Read more