Close Menu

Category Archives: Workers Compensation

WC_Claim

How And Why Do Workers’ Compensation Cases Settle?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

In personal injury lawsuits, there is a beginning of the case, and the end. But that isn’t the case with workers’ compensation. Technically, there doesn’t have to be an end to your case—at least, no end to your treatment with the workers’ compensation doctors. Keep Treating? Legally, injured workers are allowed to continue treating… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
WC_13

Who Is And Isn’t Required To Provide Workers’ Compensation Coverage?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

There is a general understanding that almost every employer has to provide workers’ compensation for their employees. But is that true? In fact, there are limited exceptions to what kinds of businesses need to provide workers’ compensation coverage. The Minimum Requirements Any business with more than four employees must provide workers’ compensation to its… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Vaccine

Can You Get Workers’ Compensation For a Bad Reaction to a COVID Vaccine?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

With the development of effective COVID-19 vaccines, and the distribution of the vaccine in the coming months, will come issues of whether employers can, or should require employees to get the vaccine. From the employee’s standpoint, one major question might be what happens if an employer-required COVID-19 vaccine gets you sick? Can you get… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
WC_4

Florida’s Eggshell Plaintiff Doctrine Protects Victims

By Stephen M. Barbas |

We seem to have a belief that certain accidents cause certain kinds of injuries. But the reality is that everyone reacts differently to similar accidents. Someone who is able bodied and strong may do better after a slip and fall than someone who is frail, with brittle bones. Some of us are just more… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
WorkInjury13

Lacerations Can be Serious Workplace Injuries

By Stephen M. Barbas |

When we think of injuries in the workplace, we often think about injuries to bones, or limbs. If someone mentioned a laceration, you may automatically equate laceration with a minor injury, that could not be expected to keep you out of work for very long. But a laceration is not “just a cut,” and… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
WC_7

Common Questions About Workers’ Compensation

By Stephen M. Barbas |

You may think that you know a lot about workers’ compensation. Many people do, even if they aren’t workers’ compensation attorneys. But there are still things to learn, and things that you may not have known about workers’ compensation. Here are some of the more common things that people ask their attorney about workers’… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
WorkAccident

Getting Workers’ Compensation For Injuries After or Before Work Hours

By Stephen M. Barbas |

When the country shut down because of COVID, more and more Florida workers found themselves working from home. Many restrictions have been lifted, but many employers have continued to allow employees to work from home. With so many people now working from home (or perhaps, a hybrid of home and in office work), it… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
WC_10

Car Accidents on the Job: Personal Injury or Workers’ Compensation?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

We often talk about workers’ compensation and car accidents separately, because an entirely different system of medical treatment, benefits, payments, and damages are available in both. They are governed by separate laws and statutes. But what happens when they intersect—specifically, what happens when you are involved in a car accident on the job? Car… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
ClaimDenied

COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Claims are Being Denied at an Alarming Rate

By Stephen M. Barbas |

We expect workers’ compensation insurers to deny claims. That’s how insurance companies save money, by denying claims, and forcing injured workers to file claims and lawsuits in order to get their workers’ compensation insurance. But insurers are stooping to a new low, in denying claims being made by workers on the frontline of the… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
WC_7

Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Injuries Because of Workplace Violence

By Stephen M. Barbas |

When we’ve discussed getting workers’ compensation for workplace accidents, we tend to think of just the word “accident.” But what if you’re injured at work because of something other than an accident—specifically, what if you are injured as a result of violence in the workplace? An assault, a battery, or some kind of criminal… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

© 2018 - 2021 Barbas, Nuñez, Sanders, Butler & Hovsepian, Attorneys and Counselors at Law. All rights reserved.
This law firm website & legal marketing is managed by MileMark Media.