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Why Was My Workers’ Comp Claim Denied?

There are several reasons the insurance company denied your workers’ compensation benefit. Common reasons for claim denials include lack of medical evidence, claim errors, late claims, no eyewitnesses or a dispute about whether the injury was work-related. Some injuries are not covered under Florida Statute 440.02. Regardless of why your claim is denied, you may…

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What Are My Employer’s Responsibilities in Work-Related Accidents in Florida?

The Florida Bureau of Compliance, a division of Florida Workers’ Compensation, enforces employers’ duty to provide workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. Workers’ compensation insurance is mandatory for most employers in nearly every industry across the state. As such, employers should become familiar with workers’ compensation coverage requirements to ensure that they are in compliance…

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How Much Can I Sue for If I Have a Car Accident in Florida?

If your personal injury protection (PIP) insurance does not cover all your medical expenses or other damages after a car accident and the other party is at fault for your injuries, Florida law allows you to file a lawsuit against the party and their insurance company for the remaining damages. Furthermore, there is no limit…

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Should I Get an Attorney for Workers’ Compensation in Florida?

If you get injured at work and need to file a workers’ compensation claim, you should consider hiring an attorney to help you with your injury claim. While it is possible to report your accident and submit your workers’ compensation claim on your own, an attorney can help you avoid common mistakes that can hurt…

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What You Need to Know About Car Accident Claims

If you are injured in a car accident in Florida, it is important to know your legal rights and what your accident claim is worth. Thomas J. Ueberschaer, your car accident attorney in Florida, can guide you through the legal process and help you get the compensation you need for your injuries and other damages.…

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What Should I Do if I Get Injured at Work?

If you are injured at work, the first thing you should do is notify your employer. Once you notify them, your employer should help you fill out an accident report and start your workers’ compensation claim. The employer or their insurance should immediately authorize medical treatment for you. If there are delays you should consult…

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How Long After a Car Accident Can I File an Injury Claim in Florida?

According to Florida Statutes Section 95.11, you have four years after the date of your accident to file a personal injury claim. Despite the four-year statute, call Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P.A. as soon as possible so that he may preserve evidence. This will improve your case and chances of winning your case and receiving compensation…

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What to Do After a Car Accident in Florida

If you are injured in a car accident in Florida, you should first seek medical attention for your injuries. Next, you should gather any evidence of fault and liability and consult Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P. A. in Pensacola, Florida, to assist with your car accident claim. Submit your personal injury claim immediately. Any delay will…

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Do I Still Get Paid if I Get Injured at Work?

If you are injured at work, Florida workers’ compensation benefits provide pay during your recovery. You will receive a portion of your income for a designated period until you can go back to work. You need to fill out your accident report and apply for your benefits.  If you need help applying for benefits or…

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Understanding Punitive Damages in Florida

When you are injured due to someone’s negligence or careless actions, you have the right to pursue legal action against the at-fault party’s insurance company to recover your accident-related losses. In most cases, damages are either economic (e.g., medical expenses or lost wages) or non-economic (e.g., pain and suffering or disability). Similar damages also exist…

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