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Monthly Archives: June 2020


Why Florida’s Workers’ Compensation May Not Cover Your Work-Related COVID-19 Infection

By Kobal Law |

In a directive issued on March 30, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis ordered workers’ compensation benefits to be provided to all state-employed frontline workers battling the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Patronis ordered the Division of Risk Management to approve workers’ comp claims filed by public sector emergency workers, including first responders, who become infected… Read More »

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COVID-19 and Personal Injury: Should You Stop or Postpone Your Medical Treatment?

By Kobal Law |

With Florida’s stay-at-home order in effect, many Floridians are afraid to go outside. Even though the order allows residents to leave their house for essential activities – and seeking medical treatment is considered an essential activity – many are reluctant to go to a hospital out of fear of contracting coronavirus. So, what should… Read More »

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Avoiding Social Security Scams During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Kobal Law |

With studies showing that anxiety and depression in Americans increased considerably due to the coronavirus crisis, scammers and fraudsters are not wasting their time during the COVID-19 pandemic. With more than 26 million unemployment filings within just five weeks, Americans with lower income are more worried about the pandemic’s effect on the U.S. economy…. Read More »

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COVID-19: Are Grocery Store Workers Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

By Kobal Law |

As shopping at grocery stores became a necessity and an “essential” activity during the coronavirus crisis, grocery store workers are putting their own lives at risk while being on the front lines of the pandemic. As grocery store employees and delivery shoppers are exposing themselves to the risk of COVID-19 exposure, some organizations are… Read More »

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