Workers' Compensation

The firm has a well established workers’ compensation department with over 30 years experience representing self-insured employers, third party administrators and employers/carriers at both the trial and appellate levels. 

This experience includes dealing with complex issues that are particular to the construction and agricultural industries, municipalities, school boards and PEOs (Professional Employer Organizations).  With respect to municipalities, the firm has considerable experience dealing with “first responder” claims (firefighters and law enforcement) under Fla. Stat. 112.18.  With respect to the construction industry and PEOs, the firm has considerable experience in dealing with employee/employer relationship issues and coverage issues. 

The firm has represented clients in workers’ compensation matters in every jurisdiction in the State of Florida and at the First and Fourth District Courts of Appeal.

Key Florida Statutes relied upon in Workers Compensation

Compensation for Death

440.16

Exclusiveness of Liability

440.11

Firefighters/Law Enforcement Disability

112.18

Liens on Third Party Payments

440.39

Notice of Injury

440.185

Occupational Diseases

440.151

Second Injury Fund 

440.49

Liens on Third Party Payments

440.39

*Disclaimer: This information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail.