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Monthly Archives: January 2021

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Are You Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Under Florida’s ‘Going and Coming’ Rule?

By Kobal Law |

Millions of workers in Florida commute to and from work every day. While the vast majority of them are not injured while traveling to or from work, some sustain injuries on their way to work. But are you eligible for workers’ compensation if you were injured while commuting to or from work? Workers’ Compensation… Read More »

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Are You Exempt from Workers’ Compensation Coverage in Florida?

By Kobal Law |

In Florida, most employers are legally required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover their employees’ work-related injuries and illnesses. However, some employees are exempt from workers’ compensation coverage. Florida law requires any employer with four or more employees – both part-time and full-time – to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Note: There are special… Read More »

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What Happens When FMLA and Workers’ Compensation Benefits Overlap?

By Kobal Law |

If your injury arose out of and in the course of employment, your employer’s insurance company would likely cover some of the expenses and losses associated with your work-related injury. But what happens if you need to take time off from work because of a serious illness not related to work or because you… Read More »

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Are Undocumented Workers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation in Florida?

By Kobal Law |

Immigrants make up a large percentage of the workforce in Florida. While most of the immigrants are authorized to live and work in the U.S., others are not. Pew Research Center estimated that Florida had more than 775,000 unauthorized immigrants in 2016. The majority of undocumented workers work in the following industries: Construction industry… Read More »

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