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Monthly Archives: January 2024


Five Most Dangerous Jobs in Florida

By Kobal Law |

Despite numerous health and safety laws, American workplaces are dangerous, to the tune of over two million injuries per year. Our list of the most dangerous jobs in Florida contains some expected occupations as well as some unexpected ones. Job injuries include trauma injuries, such as falls, and occupational diseases, such as hearing loss…. Read More »

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Who Pays Job-Injury-Related Medical Bills?

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If the medical expense was reasonably necessary, the workers’ compensation insurance company is legally required to pay the bill. Frequently, insurance companies and medical providers agree on lower fees. For example, if the “list” price of an MRI is $2,000, the insurance company might agree to pay $1,000. In these situations, hospitals cannot come… Read More »

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Farmhands Demand Workplace Protection

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A Florida advocacy group has tried for more than two years to convince officials to enact heat safety standards in outdoor workplaces, and the matter is finally scheduled for a preliminary hearing. Historic heat waves have already killed at least one farmworker in South Florida this year; he had expressed feeling fatigued and leg… Read More »

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