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FloridaWorkers Compensation Lawyers in Clay County, Florida

All states have enacted workers' compensation laws. Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that provides a replacement for lost wages and medical benefits to an employment who is injured at work or during the course of his or her employment.

In exchange, the employee relinquishes the right to bring a lawsuit against the employer for a tort claim or negligence.

Workers' comp is also intended to provide payments to employees for permanent or temporary disabilities.

In most states, it is against the law for an employer to fire an employee for reporting an injury covered under workers' compensation.

Contact an experienced workers' compensation lawyer in Clay County, Florida if you were injured at work or during the course of your employment.

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Ashley Reynolds Wren

Ashley Reynolds Wren
Ashley R Wren
Ashley R Wren PO Box 9616
Orange Park, FL 32006
Licensed for 19 years, Ashley Reynolds Wren is a Personal Injury and Workers Compensation lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Graham W Syfert

Graham W Syfert
The SOUD Law Firm
575 Wells Rd
Orange Park, FL 32073
Licensed for 12 years, Graham W Syfert is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

James E Kallaher

James E Kallaher
Kallaher, DeLuca, & Naughton
151 College Dr
Orange Park, FL 32065
Licensed for 18 years, James E Kallaher is a Criminal Defense and Employment Law lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Theresa Anne Mowrey

Theresa Anne Mowrey
411 Walnut St # 7327
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
Licensed for 8 years, Theresa Anne Mowrey is a Divorce Mediation and Contracts lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Timothy Marion Bittel

Timothy Marion Bittel
411 Walnut St # 5741
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
Licensed for 45 years, Timothy Marion Bittel is a Civil Trial Law and Employment Law lawyer who attended Cleveland-Marshall College of Law... read more >
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Workers Compensation Specialty Areas

Certified in Workers' Compensation

Florida Bar Board Certification in Workers' Compensation - Under Rule 6-11.2, the term "Workers' Compensation" is defined as "the analysis and litigation of problems or controversies arising out of the Florida Workers' Compensation Law" under Chapter 440 of the Florida Statutes.

In Florida, workers' compensation attorneys often go to trial to prosecute or defend a claim which can include a claim for attorney's fees.

Attorneys also participate in rule nisi petitions and hearings for the enforcement of a workers' compensation order.

Many of these hearings and trials take place within the jurisdiction of the Florida Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims.

Workers' Compensation attorneys in Florida also handle appeals in federal workers' compensation matters, Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act matters, and other circuit court actions.

Florida Lawyers certified as specialist in Workers' Compensation by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of the law.

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National Employment Lawyers Association

The NELA strives toward a world where employees are paid a living wage, that is free of employment discrimination, harassment or wrongful termination.