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Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Florida: Maximum Amount You Can Receive in 2020

By Kobal Law |

Some jobs are more dangerous than others, which is why an employee can get injured at work. If you have sustained an on-the-job injury in Tampa or elsewhere in Florida, you are most likely entitled to workers’ compensation (WC) because all employers in the state are required to provide WC insurance. But what are… Read More »

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5 Things You Should Avoid Saying to Your Workers’ Compensation Doctor in Florida

By Kobal Law |

A workers’ compensation doctor assigned to your case has a major impact on the outcome of the workers’ comp claims process. Your doctor will not only prescribe medication and determine the most appropriate treatment to help you recover, but will also evaluate your work-related injury or illness to figure out how much workers compensation… Read More »

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What Should You Expect at Your Workers’ Compensation Mediation?

By Kobal Law |

Not all workers’ compensation cases are settled amicably. Often, employers or their insurance companies deny or dispute injured employees’ workers’ comp claims. When this happens, there are two common ways to resolve a dispute: going to court or attending mediation sessions. What is Workers’ Compensation Mediation? Workers’ compensation mediation can help parties reach a… Read More »

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Can You Receive Both SSI/SSDI Benefits and Food Stamps?

By Kobal Law |

If you are currently receiving SSI or SSDI benefits, you may wonder, “Am I eligible to receive both food stamps and Social Security disability benefits in Florida?” The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as the SNAP, has many eligibility requirements that must be met in order to receive food stamps. The government program… Read More »

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How Does Work History Affect Your Eligibility for SSDI Benefits?

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If you are considering applying for Social Security disability benefits, it is advised to consider how your work history may affect your eligibility. What many do not realize is that their work history can affect their eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. You may be eligible to receive SSDI benefits if you:… Read More »

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How Much Will Your Workers’ Comp Settlement Be? Calculating Benefits in Florida

By Kobal Law |

After a work-related injury, an employee is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, which pays for their medical bills and covers a portion of their lost wages. But how much can an injured worker actually get? How to calculate your workers’ comp settlement after a workplace injury? Calculating Workers’ Compensation Settlement in Florida Florida workers’… Read More »

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What to Do if Your Employer Refuses to Report Your Injury to Their Insurance?

By Kobal Law |

When a worker is injured in the workplace, they expect their employer to help them in every way they can. At the very least, an employer should facilitate the workers’ compensation claims process to help their injured employees get back on their feet as soon as possible. Unfortunately, not all employers are cooperative when… Read More »

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Can You Lose Workers’ Compensation for Testing Positive for Drugs in Florida?

By Kobal Law |

If you tested positive for drugs following a workplace accident, you might worry that you can lose your workers’ compensation benefits. But can you actually be denied workers’ comp over a drug test in Florida? Florida’s No-Fault Workers’ Compensation System Under Florida’s workers’ compensation law, most employers must provide workers’ compensation benefits to their… Read More »

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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Pain and Suffering in Florida?

By Kobal Law |

A work-related injury or illness can be a major financial undertaking. Not only do you need to pay for a costly medical treatment following an on-the-job injury, but you may also have to miss some time from work. In addition, you may also have to deal with pain and suffering, emotional distress, as well… Read More »

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How Much Social Security Disability Backpay Can You Receive?

By Kobal Law |

If you have past-due social security disability benefits, you are probably wondering how, when, and how much backpay you will get. After your Social Security disability application has been approved, you will be entitled to receive Social Security disability backpay, which has accrued from the moment you filed your disability application (or even sooner)…. Read More »

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