How Long Do You Have to Report a Workplace Injury?
How Long Do You Have To Report a Workplace Injury?

That injury is taking up a lot of your time…

…How long do you have to report a workplace injury?

 

Injured on the job? One of the most important factors in your workers’ compensation case is the very first step: reporting the injury.

Many people are (unpleasantly) surprised to hear that they are not eligible for workers’ compensation benefits because they didn’t file a claim within the window.

Which begs the question: How long do you have to report a workplace injury?

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Workplace Injury Prevention Tips For 10 Common Injuries

As a business owner, you’ve spent years building a staff that does their work well and coordinates as a team. Anything that threatens that balance should be avoided, whether it’s a two-week notice or a workers’ comp claim.

Workplace accidents not only affect your insurance policy/premiums, they also affect your productivity. Workplace injury prevention is just good business practice.

Here are the 10 most common workplace injury examples plus some steps you can take as an employee or a supervisor to avoid tragedy and stay at the top of your game. Read more

Accepting a Workers’ Comp Settlement After Surgery

There are pros and cons to every procedure, and surgery is no different.

Here’s what you can expect from a workers’ comp settlement after surgery.

 

As your doctor is probably quick to remind you, undergoing surgery is a serious matter that requires careful consideration. After all, even a minor procedure can take weeks or even months to recover from.

You may be wondering about the risks associated with surgery, whether you will need to go through physical therapy, or what the long-term complications will be. But if you are recovering from a work injury, you may also be wondering how surgery will affect your claim.

Deciding whether to accept a workers’ comp settlement after surgery or before should not be taken lightly. In this article, we’ll talk about the various factors that may affect your settlement offer and how you can get the most out of your workers’ compensation benefits. Read more

What Not to Say To a Workers comp Doctor
What Not To Say To a Workers Comp Doctor

Don’t jeopardize your work injury claim!

Learn what not to say to a workers comp doctor.

 

If you’ve been injured at work, you’re probably very grateful for your employer’s workers’ comp insurance. Being able to receive free medical care without having to chip away at your own savings can be a lifeline for most Florida workers.

But whether you receive those benefits is not entirely in your hands.

It is up to the worker’s compensation insurance company to decide whether to accept or deny your claim, and one of the factors they will use to come to that decision is the expert medical opinion of your workers’ compensation doctor. Read more

How to Survive Working Retail During the Holidays [10 Tips]

It’s beginning to look a lot like…COVID.

The 2020 holiday season is going to look a little different this year. Here are some tips on how to survive working retail during the holidays…in the middle of a pandemic.

 

Whoever said that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year has probably never had the unique opportunity of working retail during the holidays.

And when you throw a global pandemic into the mix? Let’s just say that this year’s holiday season is going to be a little more hectic than usual.

But whether you’re a seasonal employee or a retail pro, there are a few things you can do to stay safe and make your time on the sales floor a little easier.

Here are 10 tips for preventing illness and injury while working retail during the holidays. Read more

How Lawyers For Workers Comp Can Help
How Lawyers for Workers Comp Can Help

Has your workers comp claim left you without a leg to stand on?

Lawyers for workers comp do a lot more than just show up in a courtroom.

 

If you experienced a workplace injury, you’re probably a little confused about which steps you should take.

You’ve already filed a claim and started seeing your doctor and it’s likely that your employer has told you there’s nothing else you should do. Nevertheless, you can’t shake the feeling that maybe you should contact a workers compensation lawyer. But would that be a waste of time? After all, what do lawyers for workers comp do?

At the Law Office of Brian D. Tadros, we encounter this question a lot, so we wanted to put together a helpful guide showing the many ways that an attorney can assist your workers’ compensation case. Read more

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