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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Workman’s vs. Worker’s Comp: Is There a Difference?

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You may have heard someone refer to something called “workman’s comp” before and wondered if it is related to workers’ compensation benefits. Essentially, there is no difference between workman’s and workers compensation as they are different names for the same system. The former is a colloquial, and somewhat dated, term and the latter the technical…

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Five-Year, $123,000 Sentence for Floridian’s Workers Comp Fraud

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A man in Trinity, Florida will have to repay $123,434.89 of workers compensation benefits in addition to serving five years in probation for defrauding the Department of Labor. District Judge James D. Whittemore handed down the sentence following a guilty plea on March 23rd, 2018 from Gary W. Rochevot. Following a work-related injury in 2004…

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