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Florida Workers’ Comp Case Goes to State Supreme Court

work injury claim form August 27th, 2019

A recent Florida case filed against the Broward County School Board and Broward’s Riverland Elementary School regarding workers’ compensation benefits is being heard by the state Supreme Court. Workers’ compensation provides employees with injuries obtained while on the job. It saves them the time and money necessary for going through the civil court system and…

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NC May Extend Workers’ Compensation Benefits to First Responders with PTSD

first responders April 29th, 2019

In North Carolina, a proposed bill would extend Workers’ Compensation (WC) to first responders who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). An article on this new legislation appears here. About the Bill H.B. 622 would extend benefits to first responders diagnosed with PTSD by a licensed psychiatrist who file within 52 weeks of diagnosis. It…

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NC Firefighters Fight to Change Workers’ Compensation Laws

firefighter uniforms April 15th, 2019

Firefighters in North Carolina are fighting to expand death benefits—and Workers’ Compensation disability benefits—to those who have contracted cancer caused by exposure in the line of duty. A detailed article on their efforts is available here. While North Carolina provides $100,000 in death benefits to the families of police officers, firefighters, and rescue workers who…

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