Your claim is unique and you may have entitlements. You need a Board Certified, Orlando Workers Compensation Lawyer.
An injury sustained from an accident at your place of employment can entitle you to be reimbursed for your medical expenses and lost wages. Ultimately your case may be able to be settled. Settlements vary based upon your average weekly wage, your age, education, past work history. Plus, the extent extent of your injury, your future medical care needs and how much you have been permanently impaired as determined by your doctor. Unfortunately, in the State of Florida, the Workers Compensation law is such that you are not entitled to a settlement based upon pain and suffering or loss of your ability to enjoy life. Two of our partners, Glen Wieland and Alfred Hilado, are Board Certified by the Florida Bar Association in the area of Workers' Compensation. Let us know the details of your particular case and we will let you know how much your case is worth based upon our considerable experience with these matters.
Report you accident IMMEDIATELY! If your employer will not call the insurance company for you, then call the State of Florida yourself to report it. It's your right to have the incident reported. Call Toll Free 1-800-342-1741.
Report your accident immediately to your employer. If your employer doesn't report it to the insurance company, then you need to make the call. It's your right.