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FloridaWorkers Compensation Lawyers in Lee 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 Lee County, Florida if you were injured at work or during the course of your employment.

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Antonette Domicela Hornsby

Antonette Domicela Hornsby
Lee County Sheriff's Office
14750 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy
Fort Myers, FL 33912
Licensed for 2 years, Antonette Domicela Hornsby is a Employment Law and Local Government Law lawyer... read more >

Abbi Jo Smith

Abbi Jo Smith
14750 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy
Fort Myers, FL 33912
Licensed for 12 years, Abbi Jo Smith is a Employment Law and Local Government Law lawyer... read more >

Robert Christopher Shearman

Robert Christopher Shearman
1715 Monroe St
Fort Myers, FL 33902
Licensed for 33 years, Robert Christopher Shearman is a Civil Trial Law and Employment Law lawyer... read more >

Joseph C Bryan

Joseph C Bryan
25760 Creekbend Dr
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Licensed for 10 years, Joseph C Bryan is a Bankruptcy and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Patrick Michael Boland

Patrick Michael Boland
27300 Riverview Center Blvd Ste 200
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Licensed for 8 years, Patrick Michael Boland is a Premises Liability and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Magdala Jean-Bleus

Magdala Jean-Bleus
Office of the Public Defender
Office of the Public Defender PO Box 1980
Fort Myers, FL 33902
Licensed for 2 years, Magdala Jean-Bleus is a Alternative Dispute Resolution and Education Law lawyer who attended St. Thomas University Sc... 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.



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