What Changes Could Be Coming To Florida’s Workers Compensation Law?

Unless you've recently been injured on the job, you probably haven't given much thought to your employer's workers compensation coverage or your state's workers compensation laws. However, those who are employed in Florida may see some changes in the way workers compensation benefits are determined if a current court case is successful in declaring a portion of the state's workers comp law unconstitutional. Read on to learn more about how workers compensation is handled in Florida, as well as the changes that may be coming pending the outcome of the constitutional challenge. Read More 

Three Ways Around The Workers’ Comp Exclusivity Clause

In many states, employees who are hurt on the job are subjected to an exclusivity clause that says they can only collect compensation for their injuries by submitting claims through their employers' workers' compensation insurance. This means employees are barred from filing personal injury lawsuits against their employers for injuries sustained in the workplace. However, there are three ways employees can get around this rule that may let them collect more money for their injuries or get cash for damages that wouldn't normally be covered by workers' compensation. Read More 

Can You Hold The City Liable For Injuries From Police Dog Bites?

It's not unusual for law enforcement officers to use dogs to help them apprehend suspects. Unfortunately, it's also not unusual for people targeted by police dogs to sustain serious—and sometimes fatal—injuries as a result of either the bite and hold technique used by these animals to immobilize individuals or more generalized attacks. If you or someone you know were injured by a K-9 unit, here's what you need to know about collecting compensation for damages and losses. Read More 

4 Ways To Protect Your Business From A Personal Injury Lawsuit

When it comes to things that can be incredibly stressful for you and can force your business' bottom line to become a bit wonky, there are few things as damaging as a personal lawsuit injury. A personal lawsuit injury stems from when you can be held liable due to negligent behavior on your behalf. For example, if you live in a particularly cold region during the winter and do not shovel the snow and ice on your sidewalk and someone slips and falls on that region, they can take you to court via a personal injury case. Read More 

Back To School Injuries: Do You Have A Case?

As children flood the halls of schools for a new year of learning, it's inevitable that some type of injury will occur. If a child does get injured on school grounds, the type of injury could delay their learning, cause them to miss a lot of school, and require extensive rehabilitation. In cases like this, it's a good idea to consult a personal injury lawyer. Most lawyers will take in anyone for a free consultation meeting to see if it's worth it to move forward with the case. Read More