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Workers’ Compensation And Job Security

By Kobal Law |

The Sunshine State, like most other jurisdictions, prohibits discrimination against workers’ compensation filers. Essentially, filing a claim places workers in a protected class. Other protected classes include ethnicity, gender, age (over 40), religion, national origin, and sexual orientation (including gender identity). But, Florida’s law is somewhat limited. It only protects people who file or… Read More »

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Am I Still Eligible For Workers’ Comp If I Lose My Job?

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Technically, workers’ compensation is an employee benefit in Florida. So, if you lose your job while you’re on workers’ comp, you also lose these benefits. However, a termination doesn’t change the fact that the worker is hurt and needs money to get back to work. That outcome benefits everyone. Additionally, if you lose your… Read More »

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Are Job Injury Benefits Available For Workplace Violence?

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Healthcare workers, emergency responders, gas station workers, and taxi drivers are among the most at-risk groups for workplace violence. According to the federal government, workplace violence is now the third leading cause of fatal workplace injuries in Florida. The average injury related hospital bill is over $50,000, and many assault, sexual assault, and other… Read More »

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