Impairment Benefits

Click the links below for answers to these common Workers’ Compensation questions.

ATTORNEY QUESTIONS
How do I know if I have a viable Workers' Compensation claim?
When should I retain counsel to represent me regarding my Workers' Compensation claim?
How do I pay for an attorney to represent me regarding my Workers' Compensation claim?
For Workers' Compensation in Florida, can I recover for my pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and emotional distress?
What redress does an injured worker have in Florida if they are not receiving their proper Workers' Compensation benefits?
If I don't think the law is fair in my case, do I have other options?
What time limits apply in Workers' Compensation cases in Florida?
What can I do if my Florida employer and I disagree on my Workers' Compensation benefits?
What is major contributing cause?
How has the Westphal decision changed the law and does it impact my case?
If someone is killed on-the-job in Florida, is the claim for Workers' Compensation or wrongful death?
What is mediation?
Can I get a settlement from my Florida Workers' Compensation claim?

INJURY QUESTIONS
What should a worker in Florida do if he or she suspects that an illness or injury is work-related?
Am I entitled to get Workers' Compensation if I have a pre-existing condition?
Are on-the-job injuries covered by Workers' Compensation in Florida even if I was at-fault?

EMPLOYER QUESTIONS
Can I ever sue my Florida employer in court over a work-related injury?
How long after my injury should I report it to my employer?
Must an injured Florida worker notify their employer of a work-related injury?
What are my rights if the Workers' Compensation doctor has released me for light duty work, but my Florida employer advises that there is no such work available?
If I return to light duty, can my employer reduce my rate of pay?

CLAIM STATUS QUESTIONS
What is the process for filing a Workers' Compensation claim in Florida?
Do I have to file a Workers' Compensation claim within a specific period of time in Florida?
What if my Florida employer tells me not to file a Workers' Compensation claim or threatens to fire me if I do?
How long is my Workers' Compensation claim open in Florida?
Should I consult with an attorney if I receive notice that my Florida Workers' Compensation claim has been denied?

DOCTORS/TREATMENT QUESTIONS
Can I select my own doctor or hospital?
My doctor says my condition is not related to work, what should I do?
What can I do in Florida if I do not agree with what the doctor for the Workers' Compensation insurance company says?
What is Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)?
My doctors says I am at MMI and released me. Can I still get care?
What is the difference between restrictions and impairment rating?
For Workers' Compensation in Florida, what is an Independent Medical Examination?
The assigned Workers' Compensation doctor refuses to treat one of my injuries. What do I do now?
What if I cannot do my job because of restrictions a doctor put on me after I was hurt on-the-job in Florida?

BENEFITS QUESTIONS
Who decides my entitlement to receive Workers' Compensation benefits in Florida?
How much will my lost wage payments be?
Am I required to pay taxes on my Workers' Compensation benefits?
How long must I be out of work before I am eligible to receive Workers' Compensation benefits in Florida?
How long can I receive Workers' Compensation benefits in Florida if I am totally disabled?
Am I entitled to Workers' Compensation benefits if I am involved in a car accident on the job?
What benefits are payable to survivors of a Florida worker whose death was caused by a work-related accident?
What if I am fired while receiving Workers' Compensation benefits in Florida?
What if I quit my job while receiving Workers' Compensation benefits in Florida?
What is partial disability?
What is temporary disability?
What is total disability?
What is permanent disability?
When do wage loss payments stop under Workers' Compensation in Florida?

SETTLEMENT QUESTIONS
Can I settle my Workers' Compensation claim?
When is a Workers' Compensation claim considered settled and permanently closed in Florida?
Can I settle my Workers' Compensation case for cash?

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