Accident and Worker’s Comp Law Broward County Florida

 
Accident and Worker’s Comp Law Broward County Florida. The Attorneys at Baker, Reck & Associates P.A. in Hallandale Beach, Florida have had success in litigating cases against major automobile insurers who have violated insurance laws in the state of Florida. We have also gained settlements for clients against insurers who were guilty of unfair and deceptive insurance acts or practices in the state of Florida.
 
Our extensive list of past case successes is proof positive of our acumen as top a South Florida injury attorney with a unique grasp of the intricacies of personal injury litigation.
While we specialize in Florida personal injury cases, we have extensive experience and can help you with your Traffic Tickets, Drivers License Suspensions, DUI, Public intoxications and the infamous Broadwalk Citations in Hollywood.  We are a full service law firm that handles all of our cases personally, so if we can’t help you we will find someone who can.

Workers Compensation. All fifty states require employers (of a certain size) to provide workers’ comp coverage for their workers. There’s also a federal layer of workers’ compensation covering many government employees. Call the Law offices of Baker Reck & Associates P.A. and finds out more about what we can do to help you get your benefits.

Law Offices of Baker Reck & Associates P.A.

2500 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd . Suite 405
Hallandale, FL 33009

954.455.1933 . Toll Free 877.208.8738
Fax 954.455.1934

Workers’ comp benefits are typically limited to medical costs and partial compensation for lost income (generally 50 to 70 percent of pre-injury wages). Benefits normally don’t include compensation for pain and suffering. Serious injury cases may involve permanent or partial disability, resulting in a permanent stipend and/or a lump sum settlement.

Workers’ comp claims can include:

  • Aggravation of pre-existing conditions
  • Injuries sustained on company property or at a company-sponsored activity
  • Injuries caused by company-owned assets, like mechanical equipment

More serious cases include diseases caused by exposure to hazards, such as benzene, asbestos or silica dust. While mesothelioma is one extreme example of this, a more common example is rashes brought on by exposure to cleaning chemicals or gasoline.

Workers’ compensation typically doesn’t cover injuries resulting from horseplay at work, or injuries sustained while drunk or in an impaired state. Likewise, only a few states provide coverage for employees injured while travelling to and from work, unless that transportation is provided by the employer.

The vast majority of workers’ compensation cases are streamlined, and only involve filing a claim with the workers’ comp insurance carrier. But there are times when it’s necessary to hire an attorney due to coverage limits or denial of benefits.

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