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Workers Compensation Law

When Workers Fake Injuries Part 2

Workplace health and safety is a topic that every employer needs to take seriously. Thousands of workers experience significant injuries on the job annually. As we discussed in the first section of this two-part article, in some cases, workers take advantage of workers’ compensation laws. They may even obtain support for their claim from a […]

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When Workers Fake Injuries Part 1

Thousands of injuries transpire every year in American workplaces. Naturally, a small percentage of these reported injuries are dishonest. Unfortunately, some workers manipulate the system in order to be compensated for time away from the job. In this two-part article series, we will discuss many aspects of a fraudulent workers’ compensation claim. In the second […]

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Common Professions With Wage Violations Part 1

Under Florida law, employers are required to compensate their employees at least $8.25 per hour. Unfortunately, many employers fail to comply with this law. If you work in a low-paying profession, there’s a chance that your employer may be in violation of state or federal laws regulated by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). If […]

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Common Professions With Wage Violations Part 2

Perhaps you have heard the term “wage theft,” but you were not sure what this entails. Any type of violation of wage and hour laws or overtime laws by an employer is considered wage theft. It’s a sad fact that billions of dollars in hard-earned compensation fall by the wayside every year because workers do […]

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Breaking Down Stop Work Orders in Florida

Issuance of a “stop work order” requires the receiver to immediately halt all work-related operations in accordance with Florida law. Whether a stop work order is issued from a payment dispute, unsafe working conditions, or something else entirely, it is imperative that you take action quickly to protect yourself from becoming the target of a […]

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5 Important Facts About Florida Workers’ Compensation

Work-related injuries happen when you least expect them. Injuring yourself on the job affects your health and livelihood. Although workers’ compensation is supposed to ease the burden of work-related injuries, navigating the claims process can be confusing. Fortunately, a Florida workers compensation defense firm can help assuage any uncertainty clouding your next move as you […]

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Workers’ Compensation Defense Tips Part 2

In this two-part article, we are offering practical tips to construction employers to ensure they are in compliance with the rules and regulations governed by the Division of Workers’ Compensation. If you violate workers’ compensation laws, you could incur significant penalties or receive a stop work order in Florida. If you have received either a […]

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Workers’ Compensation Defense Tips Part 1

As workers’ compensation defense attorneys in Florida, we know that regardless of your project or the type of work you are performing, workers’ compensation is always a relevant topic pertaining to the construction industry. If you are an employer, you need to understand several of the most common ways the Division of Workers’ Compensation can […]

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