Statute of Limitations in Florida Workers’ Compensation Claims After an injured worker has an accident and time passes, occasionally an injured worker hears the term “statute of limitations” from the insurance carrier when requesting follow up care with a workers’ compensation physician. If you have suffered a work accident in Florida, the lawyers at Harris […]
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Can I Receive Social Security Disability Benefits and Permanent Total Disability Benefits From Workers’ Compensation at the Same Time in Florida? Here at Harris Guidi Rosner, P.A., we are asked the very important question from our clients “Can I receive Social Security Disability benefits and Permanent Total Disability Benefits at the same time?” In Florida, […]
Maximum Medical Improvement – What Does it Mean to My Workers’ Compensation Case? After your work accident and subsequent treatment, eventually your workers’ compensation doctor will discuss your Maximum Medical Improvement status with you. This is often called your “MMI” status. Your doctor usually has this discussion with you when your doctor determines you have […]
Your First Visit with an Orthopedic Surgeon in Workers’ Compensation Florida workers’ compensation can be a slow process and the time that it takes to obtain an appointment with a specialist can be considerable. Depending on your injuries from your accident, you may be sent to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. This often happens […]
When an Injured Employee’s Safety Violations Risk a Reduction in Workers’ Compensation Benefits According to Florida Statute Section 440.09(5), if injury is caused by the knowing refusal of the employee to use a safety appliance or observe a safety rule required by statute or lawfully adopted by the department, and brought prior to the accident […]