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

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Wendy Rivera

Wendy Rivera
Wendy Rivera
1101 Miranda Ln
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Licensed for 13 years, Wendy Rivera is a Employment Law lawyer who attended Stetson University College of Law... read more >

Chadwick Joseph Lawrence

Chadwick Joseph Lawrence
The Lawrence Law Firm
824e John Young Pkwy
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Licensed for 36 years, Chadwick Joseph Lawrence is a Appellate Law and Administrative Law lawyer who attended Western Michigan University T... read more >

Erich Earl Schuttauf

Erich Earl Schuttauf
Schuttauf Law Group, PA
3732 Silver Lake Dr
Kissimmee, FL 34744
Licensed for 29 years, Erich Earl Schuttauf is a Employment Law and Construction Law lawyer who attended Duke Law School... read more >

Briana Lee Mascaro

Briana Lee Mascaro
HR Professional
8297 Champions Gate Blvd Ste 337
Davenport, FL 33896
Licensed for 13 years, Briana Lee Mascaro is a Employment Law lawyer who attended Michael E. Moritz College of Law - The Ohio State Univers... read more >

Arthur J Grant Lacerte Jr

Arthur J Grant Lacerte Jr
Kissimmee Utility Authority
1701 W Carroll St
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Licensed for 23 years, Arthur J Grant Lacerte Jr is a Employment Law and Local Government Law lawyer who attended Marshall-Wythe School of ... read more >

Frank Marion Townsend

Frank Marion Townsend
Osceola County Attorney
1 Courthouse Square
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Licensed for 19 years, Frank Marion Townsend is a Employment Law and Local Government Law lawyer who attended University of Florida Levin C... 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.

Nonprofit Legal Associations

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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