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Florida Law Permits Workers' Comp Benefits for First Responders with PTSD: Pulse Shooting Responder is Proof
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Feb 5, 2019In early January , a former Eatonville police officer who responded to the tragic mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando was granted disability benefits after providing testimony about how he suffers from PTSD as his experience. Prior to the Eatonville Pension Board voting in favor of granting 46-year-old Omar Delgado benefits in the first days of 2019, his future had been hanging in the ...Continue Reading
OSHA's Top 4 Construction Hazards
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Nov 5, 2018Construction has become known as one of the most dangerous professions in the world. Though we depend on construction workers to build and support our growing cities and numerous types of projects, statistics clearly show those workers face tremendous risks while on the job. In fact, one in every 10 workers who perform duties on a U.S. construction site are injured each year, accounting for more ...Continue Reading
When You Can File a Personal Injury Claim Instead of Workers' Comp
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Oct 29, 2018In terms of physical injuries, work-related injuries are no different from those a person can suffer when they’re not on the clock. However, there are significant differences in how injured victims may go about recovering compensation for those losses – specifically when it comes to pursuing benefits through workers’ compensation or filing a personal injury claim to recover damages. At Todd Miner ...Continue Reading
The "Fatal Four" Construction Accidents
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Oct 4, 2018The construction industry is notorious for dangerous working conditions. From navigating busy construction sites filled with numerous hazards to performing high-risk job duties, construction workers face greater risks of suffering harm than most workers in the U.S. In fact, statistics from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), show construction makes for some of the highest ...Continue Reading
Can I Receive Workers' Compensation if My Injury Was My Fault?
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Sep 16, 2016Most people are aware that they can obtain workers’ compensation benefits for an injury that happened during the course of their employment. For example, if you fell from a height and fractured your leg at a construction site, or if you cut yourself with a box cutter while stocking merchandise at a retail store, you can expect that workers’ compensation will take care of your expenses. While part ...Continue Reading
Can I Sue My Employer for a Workplace Injury?
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Aug 18, 2016If you have been injured during the course of your employment, you may be wondering about what happens next. Who will pay for your medical bills? Are you entitled to take action against your employer? How can you get the money you need to cover your losses? In this blog, we will address some common questions associated with workers’ compensation law and civil lawsuits against employers. Typically, ...Continue Reading