Personal Injury Workers Comp Broward Attorneys. If you have been injured in an accident in Hallandale, Aventura, Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida, you would do well to contact Baker, Reck & Associates personal injury attorneys In Hallandale, Florida as soon as possible. We generally work on a contingent fee basis and offer a free initial consultation. This means that you can discuss your case with an attorney without any cost to you.
Many South Florida personal injury claims are governed by statutes of limitations. The statute of limitations is the time limit you have for filing your claim; once that time limit has expired, you can no longer file your claim. While the idea of a time period for filing a claim may seem straightforward, it can become complicated quite quickly.
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.
It is a no-fault system, designed to provide benefits to employees while protecting employers from lawsuits.
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