Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim in Florida

Have you been injured or become because of a work-related duty or work environment concern? In order to obtain the monetary assistance you require, you may need to file for workers' compensation benefits. Workers' compensation coverage is required for most employers throughout the state of Florida.

It pays for medical care, rehabilitation, and a percentage of wage replacement for lost time from work for employees who are injured on the job. In order to obtain these benefits, you can turn to our Orlando workers' compensation lawyers to help you file a claim. We understand the state's procedures and can help you correctly complete the necessary documents.

What steps should I take after suffering a workplace injury?

The two most important aspects of filing a claim for compensation are to obtain medical attention and to inform your employer of your injury; both tasks should be done as soon as possible. You only have 30 days to inform your employer, which is why you should take immediate action. Your employer should have a claim forms that you can fill out and submit. In the case that your employer refuses to comply with you fling the claim, we can provide you with assistance. The reason that many employers dispute claims is to keep workers' compensation rates from increasing.

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Your employer should have a list of medical providers who are classified as "authorized providers" who specifically handle workers' compensation cases. You should notify the medical provider that the injury is related to your job or work environment. In order to ensure that you have a successful workers' compensation case, you will want to provide strong documentation and medical records. Your medical documents are essential pieces of evidence when it comes to proving that your injury is related to your work. At The Workers' Compensation Trial Group, P.A., we can help you pursue maximum compensation through a workers' compensation claim.

Do not hesitate to obtain the legal representation offered by our experienced attorneys. Contact our firm today!

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