Does Your Work-Related Lower Back Pain Qualify for Workers Comp?

Back injuries are one of the most common injuries people suffer in work related accidents. If you suffered a back injury at work, you may be entitled to workers compensation benefits. Consulting with a Workers Comp Attorney is recommended to assist you with determining your eligibility. What kinds of back injuries are common in workplaces? […]

Common Work Related Back Injuries

Global Back Pain According to the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study low back pain causes more global disability than any other condition.  In America, it is one of the most common reasons people visit the doctor, second only to the common cold.  Low back pain has an enormous impact on individuals, families, communities, governments […]

When Should I File a Workers Compensation Claim?

Whether your work injury is as big as a fall from a roof or as small as a cut on your hand, it is extremely important that it is reported to your employer immediately after it occurs. Any lapse in reporting the incident to your employer could result in a denial of your claim by […]

Degenerative Disc Disease and Workplace Accidents

What is degenerative disc disease (DDD)?   The vertebras of the spine are separated by discs, which as the shock absorbers.  They allow the spine to move, bend and twist.  Over time, the discs begin to wear and may shrink, bulge or herniate.  The time frame for when the discs begin to wear and the […]

Maintaining Connection After a Personal Injury

In the aftermath of a serious accident, the challenge of maintaining connection with your partner may be an unexpected challenge. The pileup of stressors from your injuries, loss of income, dealing with lawyers and insurance companies, and just the trauma of the experience can create unexpected barriers in even the best relationships. And it’s easy […]

Florida Protects Its Citizens with Bad Faith Insurance Laws

Workers Comp Lawyer Palm Beach Florida has a law, statute §624.155 titled, “Civil Remedy” that is commonly referred to as the “bad faith” statute.  This law has changed the way insurance claims are handled in Florida. There is a difference between common law bad faith and statutory bad faith.  Florida courts have recognized an insurance […]