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October 12, 2016

An Overview of Workers’ Compensation in Florida

Florida’s Workers’ Compensation law, codified in chapter 440 of the Florida Statutes, is designed to compensate workers injured in the workplace without regard to fault. With a few exceptions, employer’s participation in this program is mandated by law. Generally, the employers purchased workers’ compensation insurance coverage from insurance companies that deal with these line of business. Most workers are eligible for benefits and the sole issue is whether the injury occurred while the worker was performing functions that were “in the course and scope of their employment.”This means that a person injured in the course and scope of their employment […]
September 27, 2016

Tips For Negotiating with an Insurance Company Following an Accident

If you are injured in traffic because someone else was driving negligently, under Florida law you are entitled to fair and full reimbursement for your medical treatment, days lost from work, and all losses arising from the accident. If you are seriously injured by a negligent driver in central Florida, it’s wise to discuss your case with an experienced Orlando personal injury attorney. However, if an injury in such an accident is genuinely trivial, sometimes it’s just more convenient to seek your compensation out of court, directly from the auto insurance company. Insurance companies are in business to make profits, […]
August 3, 2016

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $70m in Risperdal Case

Risperidone is an antipsychotic medication sold under the trade name Risperdal. The drug treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability in people with autism. Risperdal may also cause gynecomastia, the abnormal development of large mammary glands in males. In July, the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical corporation was ordered by a jury to pay $70 million to a male Tennessee teenager who charged that Risperdal caused him to grow enlarged breasts. The jury finding was Johnson & Johnson’s biggest defeat in a long string of cases concerning Risperdal. In arriving at its verdict, the jurors found that Johnson & Johnson failed to […]
July 16, 2016

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