All employers are legally required to provide employees with a safe working environment. Nevertheless, each year, millions of Americans are injured in work-related accidents.
In Florida, employers must purchase workers’ compensation insurance, which provides benefits to employees whose injuries arise out of, and in the course, of their employment. This insurance protects employees regardless of fault.
Depending upon a variety of factors, including the nature and severity of one’s claim, an injured worker may receive benefits or reimbursement for the following:
At the law firm of Martin L. Leibowitz, we understand that the decision to contact a lawyer regarding your workers’ compensation claim is not one that should be taken lightly. Therefore, we would suggest you speak with a lawyer if:
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