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The Benefits of Hiring a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

When you suffer an injury at work, your first concern is likely your family and your financial future. Filing a workers’ compensation claim through your employer’s insurance company can help you access the funds to pay your medical expenses. But what happens when your employer’s insurance firm denies your claim? What steps can you take…

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The Steps To Take after a Work Injury

You are likely here because you or someone you know has suffered a work injury. If so, you’re one of over 2 million Americans injured at work each year. Now, you’re considering the question: “What steps should I take after a work injury?”. To help you understand and protect your rights under Florida law, the…

DOL-RULE CHANGE FOR JOINT EMPLOYERS

Joint Employer Wage Violations and Overtime Rules By Travis P. Lampert, Esq. Though you may only have one job, many of you work for multiple, or joint employers. This situation often arises when multiple employers have a close relationship and are essentially pursuing a single venture, such as contractors and sub-contractors, or even franchisees. Under…

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Getting Paid for Long Distance Travel

With the recent landmark case in California regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as it applies to training and more in the pipeline regarding what non-exempt employees are being required to pay for or attend, it is important for employers to recheck what they think they know about compensation. The costs for not knowing…