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Monthly Archives: August 2023

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Appeals Court to Rule on No-Work Work Jobs

By Kobal Law |

In late 2023, the First District Court of Appeals may decide if light duty reassignments are legitimate ways to help injured workers recover or workers’ compensation avoidance schemes. In 2022, a welder got hurt on the job. His employer transferred him to a light-duty assignment at full pay. The light duty assignment was basically… Read More »

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Types of Workers’ Compensation Disability Benefits

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Over the last ten years, the average lost wage replacement benefit has decreased 17 percent. Repeated workers’ compensation insurance premium declines are part of the problem. Less money in the system means lower individual benefits. At the same time, the workers’ comp initial denial rate has climbed. Sadly, many of these workers give up… Read More »

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Work-Related Mental Health Issues

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Frequently, science is ahead of the law. Work-related mental health issues in Florida are a good example. Considerable evidence proves that depression, anxiety, and other issues are physical brain injuries, just like a trauma-induced brain injury. Yet Florida law insists that such issues aren’t physical injuries. Therefore, job injury benefits are only available in… Read More »

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What Causes Car Crashes in Tampa?

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The short answer is driver error, which  causes over 98 percent of the vehicle collisions in Florida. The two kinds of driving errors, which are outlined below, are usually negligence, or a lack of care. Motorists have a legal duty to be in top condition, physically, mentally, and otherwise, before they get behind the… Read More »

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