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Monthly Archives: March 2022


Lost Wage Replacement In A Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Kobal Law |

This benefit is arguably the most important financial benefit in a workers’ compensation claim. Under Florida law, it’s based on the victim’s average weekly wage. The dictionary AWW definition is a bit misleading. It implies that this calculation only considers prior wages. That’s true in a few cases, but not very often. For example,… Read More »

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Employer Fraud In Workers’ Compensation Matters

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Tales of rampant worker fraud in workers’ compensation matters are largely exaggerated. Statistically, less than 2 percent of worker claims are fraudulent. Employer fraud, on the other hand, is a much more pervasive problem. As far as many business owners are concerned, workers’ compensation is an unnecessary cost. In order to maximize their profits,… Read More »

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What Are The Most Common Work-Related Injuries?

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Economic activity dropped sharply in 2020, mostly due to coronavirus shutdowns. Yet, the number of work-related trauma accidents only decreased marginally. Other kinds of workplace injury claims actually increased. These statistics speak not only to the inherent risks in many jobs, but also to the attitude that many employers have about such matters. Construction,… Read More »

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Repetitive Stress Injuries: A Closer Look

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Our bodies are not designed to do the same thing over and over. If we push them too hard, especially at work, they eventually break down. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, a repetitive stress injury often related to keyboard use, is the classic example. Excessive typing, especially when the wrists are elevated above the elbows, collapses… Read More »

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