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Videos on why you should contact us if you or a loved one have been injured in a work-related accident.

Work accidents can happen unexpectedly, leaving individuals injured and unsure of what steps to take next. If you’ve been involved in a workplace accident in Florida, it’s crucial to act promptly to protect your rights and start the workers’ compensation process.

In Florida, most employers with four or more employees are required to provide workers’ compensation coverage for their employees. This coverage extends to a wide range of workers, including the following.

  • Full-time Employees: Workers who are employed on a full-time basis, whether they are permanent, temporary, or seasonal employees, are generally covered by workers’ compensation insurance.
  • Part-time Employees: Part-time employees are also eligible for workers’ compensation benefits in Florida, provided they meet the criteria established by state law.
  • Seasonal employees: Seasonal workers are eligible for workers’ compensation if they are employees instead of independent contractors.
Suffering an injury while on the job can be a stressful experience, and navigating the process of filing a workers’ compensation claim can add to that stress. In Florida, like in many other states, there are specific deadlines for reporting a work-related injury and filing a workers comp claim. Understanding these timelines is crucial to ensuring that you receive the benefits you deserve.

If you’ve suffered an injury on the job or developed an illness because of your work, you’re probably entitled to workers’ comp benefits in Florida. However, you won’t be automatically granted benefits. You need to follow the right steps in reporting your injury or illness and officially starting the workers’ compensation process.

Remember, your employer purchases workers’ compensation insurance so the process is similar to that of any other application for insurance benefits. If you’ve run into trouble in getting the benefits you deserve, you should consult a Florida workers’ comp attorney for advice.

In Florida, workers comp benefits are calculated based on several factors, including the nature and severity of the injury, the employee’s average weekly wage, and the statutory guidelines established by state law. While the specific details may vary, there are general principles that govern the calculation process.


FAQs that deal with any questions you may have regarding workers’ compensation, from filing a claim, to benefits, and more.


Blogs based on workers’ compensation, from steps to take after an injury in a work-related accident, what workers’  compensation covers, and more.

Glossary terms


A Glossary with commonly used terms related to workers’ compensation.

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