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Florida, What if an employee’s workers’ comp doctor releases them back to work too early?

Workers who require medical treatment after suffering an on-the-job injury in Miami must attend all of their scheduled doctor’s visits until they have reached a point of recovery. When the treating physician feels as though the worker is ready…
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Miami, Florida, Are back injuries covered by workers’ compensation?

Many jobs today require workers to put in a significant amount of physical labor. The more physical a job is, the more likely a worker is to suffer to an injury, and the risk only heightens when workplace safety measures are not followed and/or…
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OSHA Issues More Than $126,000 in Fines to Two Florida Construction Companies After a Worker Fell 84 Feet to His Death

Two Florida construction companies were fined a total of $126,169 in penalties after a worker fell 84 feet to his death while performing tasks on a hotel roof in Panama City. According to EHS Today, CMR Construction & Roofing LLC of Panama…
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What safety measures should employers who oversee package delivery workers implement to reduce COVID-19 exposure?

Package delivery workers have and continue to play an integral part in keeping the country running during the COVID-19 pandemic. From groceries to medical supplies, delivery workers have done an excellent job of getting consumers the items they…
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Meat Company Sued Over the Death of a Worker Who Contracted COVID-19

As meatpacking workers continue to show up to work each day amid the COVID-19 pandemic, each are putting their lives at risk as they are required to work around others who could potentially be carrying the virus. Although the Centers for Disease…
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How much of my salary will workers’ comp pay if I suffered an illness on the job in Miami, FL?

If you contracted the COVID-19 virus while on the job and you qualify to obtain workers’ compensation benefits, you may be entitled to collect a portion of the salary you were earning prior to you getting sick. Before determining how much…