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Are Seasonal Workers Entitled To Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

By Kobal Law |

Employers are legally required to provide workers’ compensation insurance to employees as long as the company has four or more employees (in the construction industry, workers’ compensation is required if the employer has at least one employee). But what about seasonal workers? Workers’ compensation laws for seasonal workers are not the same as for… Read More »

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Injured Workers Turn Medical Bills Into A Quick $1,000

By Kobal Law |

In the state of Florida, your rights as a consumer are safeguarded by the Florida Consumer Collections Practices Act (or FCCPA). The FCCPA was created to protect consumers from abusive and illegal collection practices by original creditors such as medical providers and hospitals. The Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) is a federal law… Read More »

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Will Workers’ Compensation Cover Consequential Injuries While Receiving Benefits?

By Kobal Law |

Many workers are confused about whether or not their employer’s insurance company will provide workers’ compensation if they develop new injuries while receiving the benefits. If you develop an injury in another part of your body – not the one that was hurt in the workplace accident – while collecting workers’ compensation benefits, the… Read More »

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Can You Get A Cash Advance On Your Workers’ Compensation Claim In Florida?

By Kobal Law |

Many employees who get injured in workplace accidents wonder, “Can I get a cash advance on my workers’ compensation claim?” As medical bills following an on-the-job injury keep piling up, it is perfectly normal to wonder if you can get a cash advance. The effects of a work-related injury and illness can be financially… Read More »

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Can You Seek Workers’ Compensation for Injuries During A Rest Or Meal Break In Florida?

By Kobal Law |

Workers in Florida have rest and meal breaks. For example, most workers with a nine-to-five schedule have 30-minute lunch breaks in addition to rest periods. But what happens if a worker is injured during a rest or meal break? Does Florida workers’ compensation law provide protections to employees who sustain injuries while they are… Read More »

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