Were You Seriously Injured In Your Workplace?

Has the seriousness of your workplace injury been diminished by your employer? Has your attempt at receiving workers’ compensation benefits been unfairly denied?

Our full-service personal injury and workers’ compensation law office can help. We are the attorneys of Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P.A., located in Pensacola, Florida, widely regarded as one of the premier personal injury law firms in the northwest Florida region.

From our office in Pensacola, we help injured workers with Florida workers’ compensation claims anywhere in Florida.

We’ll Help You Win Compensation And Hold Your Employer Accountable

Employers should know that providing safe working conditions for employees is simply good business. Our skilled, committed lawyers seek to hold employers to a high standard and put their insurance companies on notice.

Don’t let your workplace injury go unreported. A serious injury can have all kinds of negative effects on your future health and your ability to work and provide for your family. You are entitled to workers’ compensation even if your own negligence led to your injury.

Contact us to discuss the propriety of a workers’ compensation injury claim during your free consultation with Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P.A. Contact us by email or call us toll free at 800-435-8778.

Do You Have A Legitimate Workers’ Compensation Injury Case?

Were you injured on the job in a dangerous workplace situation involving:

Our lawyers can capably handle your legal affairs while you are busy with your recovery. The details of a workers’ compensation claim can be overwhelming – consultations and evaluations by doctors, requests from insurance companies, administrative hearings. Let us deal with the insurance company so you can focus on getting better and getting back to work.

“I highly recommend the Law Office of Thomas J. Ueberschaer P.A. …They took the time to explain to me the status of my case as it progressed. They really went above and beyond for me”
– Q.M.

Convenient Location To Serve You Better

Contact us in Pensacola if your workers’ compensation claim has been denied. Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P.A., is committed to the health and well-being of injured people and their families.

Call 850-434-8778 or email us to arrange an appointment. We promise to promptly return all after-hours messages.

Workers' Compensation Frequently Asked Questions

Who Can File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Any employee who has been injured on the job can file a claim.

Which Employers Have to Provide Workers’ Compensation Coverage?

Generally, in the state of Florida any employer that regularly has more than four employees must carry a workers compensation insurance policy. These can include but are not limited to:

    • Employers
    • Subcontractors
    • Outside Property Owners
    • Vehicle Drivers
    • Faulty Product Makers

Who Can File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Any employee who has been injured on the job can file a claim.

Which Employers Have to Provide Workers’ Compensation Coverage?

Generally, in the state of Florida any employer that regularly has more than four employees must carry a workers compensation insurance policy. These can include but are not limited to:

    • Employers
    • Subcontractors
    • Outside Property Owners
    • Vehicle Drivers
    • Faulty Product Makers

What Should You Do If You Have Been Injured At Work?

    • Report your injury to your employer immediately.
      • It is important to report your injury to your employer as soon as possible. Failing to report a job-related injury to your employer can result in your claim for compensation being denied.
    • Seek advice from an experienced Pensacola Workers’ Compensation attorney.
      • Contacting a skilled workers’ compensation attorney can help provide you with insight and guidance for navigating the workers’ comp process. Remember, our law firm will not charge for an initial consultation. We are happy to discuss your workers’ comp case and will give you a clear answer as to whether we can help.
    • Get medical treatment.
      • Follow the advice of your medical professionals and pursue your recovery.
    • File a loss of wages claim. 

How Long Do I have to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Florida?

If you were injured on the job, you have 30 days from the date of the injury or 30 days from when you were notified by your doctor that your injury is work-related to notify your employer. Once this requirement has been met, you have two years to file a claim for the injury.

It is critical to seek legal advice as early as possible to protect your right to recovery.

When Should You Contact a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

Immediately. The earlier you contact a workers’ compensation attorney, the sooner they can work to protect your right to recovery and ensure that important deadlines are met. Their advice can help you navigate the complicated process of recovering and getting you the benefits you need.