At the end of the day, the answer to the question is" "Yes."
However, whether or not you should settle a workers' compensation claim is a personal matter that involves many factors. In Florida, the ability to settle a workers' compensation claim is voluntary, meaning that you do not have to settle if you do not want to. Many times I speak to injured workers whose insurance company adjusters are calling offering them money to close their case before they are ready. If that's the case, then don't settle.
Under Florida's workers' compensation laws the value of a case can change depending on the timing of the settlement. If you settle early, you might not know the full value of your claim. If you settle too late, you may have passed the time when the case value had reached its peak.
A settlement in workers' compensation is valued differently than any other type of law in Florida. Unfortunately, the insurance company's lobbyists were able to get the Florida Legislature, your elected officials, to change the law to limit many of the medical and lost wage benefits that injured workers in other states enjoy. If you do not know the ins and outs of the law, if you do not regularly handle workers' compensation cases and understand how insurance company adjusters evaluate cases, then calculating a case's worth is extremely difficult for non-lawyers.
Maximizing your settlement recovery should not be something you take lightly. If you are hurt at work and thinking about settling your workers' compensation case, don't let the insurance company take advantage of you. Do not accept an offer from your adjuster directly and do not engage them in settlement negotiations. If you are serious about obtaining money from the work comp insurance company, you need to speak with an experienced workers' compensation attorney right away.
At the end of the day, the answer to the question is" "Yes."
Florida Workers' Compensation Question: Who Pays Hospital Bills If My Employer Won't Report The Accident?
Florida's workers' compensation law requires that all hospital, emergency room and ambulance bills that are directly related to, and a result of treatment from, a workplace accident or injury should be paid by your employer's workers' compensation insurance company.
Whether they are paid by workers' compensation, or even sent to workers' compensation is a different story.
There are times that workers' compensation accidents are not timely reported by an employer and other times where the workers' compensation insurance information is not provided by the employer to the medical providers. As experienced workers' compensation attorneys, we obtain all medical bills and confirm that they are sent to the insurance company for processing and payment. This includes contacting hospitals, doctors and other medical providers to advise them that the injury and resulting care provided was due to a workers' compensation accident and request that bills not be sent to the injured worker.
Following many workplace accidents, the injured employee will be sent, or taken, to the hospital with no billing information or instructions. When this happens, the bills are assigned to the injured worker rather than the workers' compensation insurance company. Also, most hospitals do not have just one all encompassing bill. If you are seen at the emergency room, there will likely be bills for the hospital, the emergency room physicians, the radiology department, the pathologist (blood work) and more. When this happens, one provider may be advised of the workers' compensation billing information, but the other offices are not. One, many or all of the bills go unpaid until they are sent to collections where they are reported to the credit bureaus and your credit takes a beating. Once this happens, trying to repair your credit rating is a nightmare.
IF you have been trauma-hawked from the accident site to a hospital, if you received emergency surgery after your accident or have been admitted to the hospital for several weeks, these bills are not your responsibility. Don't let your credit take the hit. Make sure the workers' compensation insurance company pays the bills for which they are responsible under Florida's workers' compensation law.
Florida's workers' compensation law requires insurance companies to pay lost wages to an injured worker if an authorized medical provider takes the employee out of work, assigns work restrictions that the employer cannot accommodate or the injured worker returns to work but makes less than a certain percentage of their average weekly wage.
In order to receive these benefits, the injured worker must be out of work for more than seven days. If an injured worker is taken out of work, or assigned work restrictions, but then returns to work within seven days, Florida's workers' compensation law does not require the work comp insurance company to pay any money to the injured worker.
If an injured worker misses more than seven days of work due to their workplace injury, the workers' compensation carrier is required to pay a percentage of the injured workers' average weekly wage if taken out of work. If the employer cannot accommodate their work restrictions, or the employee returns to work but makes less than a certain amount, the carrier will also have to pay lost wages benefits.
If an employer has work within the workers' compensation doctor's light duty restrictions, the injured worker must attempt to perform the light duty job duties or risk losing the right to receive workers' compensation checks, employment checks and possibly their job.
While Florida's workers' compensation law allows injured workers to receive lost wage checks, it also allows the workers' compensation insurance company the opportunity to deny paying those same checks. Remember, the employer and their workers' compensation insurance companies have common goals and interests: workers' compensation wants to keep their medical and lost wage exposure down and the employer wants to keep the premiums they have to pay for workers' compensation insurance at a minimum.
One way they can achieve their goals is by offering work the injured worker will refuse and then claiming the injured worker refused to return to gainful employment. The injured worker is then fired for refusing work and the workers' compensation carrier will deny payment of lost wage checks based on a voluntary limitation of income defense.
If an injured worker questions the validity of the light duty work being offered by their employer, it is in their best interests to immediately consult with an experienced workers' compensation attorney. If there is any question as to an injured workers' ability or right to collect lost wages, call an experienced workers' compensation attorney today.
In a workers' compensation case in Florida you should never agree to provide any information to the insurance company unless you have first been advised by an experienced workers' compensation attorney.
The recorded statement is the first attempt the insurance company has to deny your claim. While insurance companies allege they need your information to investigate the claim, they are really trying to gather information to deny medical and lost wage benefits. Work comp insurance adjusters and defense attorneys will look to the recorded statement and use whatever information you provided against you if at all possible.
Why do they need to know your social security number or your past medical history? Why do they need to know where you live or whether you are married or have kids? The answer is: they do not need this information. They can pick up the phone and call the employer or workplace and find out what happened. If they do not call, or are not provided the information, then they should accept your claim and provide care.
But if they are able to get something on you, trip you up or use an answer to a question in a way you did not intend, then they will deny you the medical and lost wage benefits that you are entitled to under the law.
Workers' Compensation judges allow insurance companies to rely on the information obtained during an recorded statement for investigation purposes and have ruled that if they find any of the information provided by the injured worker was false or misleading and intentionally provided for the purposes of obtaining workers' compensation benefits, they will shut down the case.
However, what happens when an injured worker is in excruciating pain, on pain medications or simply distracted by the kids, dogs or family matters? Sometimes injured workers just want to see a doctor and cannot, or do not, take or have the time or ability to concentrate on answering questions. When an injured worker provides information when they are in such a condition, mistakes happen, incorrect information may be provided and the insurance company will try to shut down your case.
Don't let a simple, unintentional mistake cost you the right to receive medical, lost wage, impairment and other benefits available under Florida's workers' compensation law.
Call us today at 1-877-WE-CAN-HELP or contact us online at http://www.franksandkoenig.com.
In Florida, the answer is yes. Workers' Compensation carriers in Florida are required to provide medical and wage loss benefits to workers who are injured while using the bathroom.
Though the workers' compensation insurance companies will be quick to deny the claim if they can, the law allows for care to be provided under the Personal Comfort Doctrine. This provision of the law shows that it is understood that that employees need breaks, and that those breaks are related to and for the benefit of the employer. Can you imagine not being able to get up to go to the bathroom or to not be able to take a drink of water?
As long as you don't take a large deviation from your job, like driving home 30 minutes to use the bathroom, an injury that occurs in the course and scope of your employment, including using the bathroom, is a covered and compensable workers' compensation case.
Don't be embarrassed if you were hurt while taking a bathroom break, a water break or grabbing a bite to eat. If you were hurt while involved in one of these, or a related, activity, you are entitled under the law to have your medical care and lost wages paid for by your employer's workers' compensation insurance carrier.
If you were hurt at work and think you may have a workers' compensation claim, call an experienced workers' compensation attorney at The Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt immediately.
First, take a deep breath. These things happen, and if you were injured previously you are more likely to suffer a new injury or aggravation of the old injury. Second, report your injury right away. Remember, Florida law gives you a brief period of time to report workplace accidents. If you don't report an injury, the law may bar your ability to pursue a claim.
If you are injured while working for an employer, and you return to work with that same employer and get injured, the same workers' compensation company remains liable for medical care and lost wages as long as they are still providing workers' compensation coverage for the employer. If they are not, then the new carrier will be responsible for medical care.
What becomes a very important question is what did you injure. If, for example, your initial injury was to your right knee, and when you went back to work, you injured your left shoulder, you may be able to file a new claim for a new date of accident. This allows an injured worker to have separate and additional benefits to the initial injury. These benefits can include an additional 104 weeks worth of indemnity checks, new doctors, new experts and a new one time change (these new benefits are limited to the new date of accident). If, you initially injured your low back and then reinjured or aggravated your low back, there may or may not be a new date of accident. In this situation, it can depend, as everything relates back to the initial injury, but sometimes the extent of the new injury is so severe that a new date of accident must be filed.
When an injury happens at work ,the employer's workers' compensation carrier is responsible for medical care and lost wage checks. The fact that the injury occurred while being on light duty does not affect that responsibility. Injured workers should not fear reporting of a new claim. Many employees who are working while they have an open work comp case feel their manager, supervisor and boss's eyes on them and the unwanted scrutiny is annoying at best. This negative attitude from the employer can be a deterring factor for injured workers seeking to file new claims due to fear of retaliation or discharge. However, if you are fired, or threatened with termination, if you seek to file a new workers' compensation claim the employer can be sued for violation of a Florida Statute, §440.205.
If you have been hurt at work, or hurt again after coming back to work on light duty, call an expereiced workers' compensation attorney at 877-932-2643 today or contact them online to submit an inquiry that will be provided to one of the attorneys within minutes of your submission.
If you have been hurt at work and your employer sends you to a walk in clinic do not be surprised if after being examined for less than one minute you are told you are fine and sent back to work full duty. Only you can tell when you have been injured. If you think you have suffered an injury while at work, your workers' compensation doctors are supposed to help you receive appropriate medical care and services.
The problem is that these initial providers, usually at a workers' compensation walk in clinic, are not here to treat you, the injured worker, they are there to make the insurance companies that pay them happy. And that typically means telling you that your are not injured, that you do not need an MRI or X-Ray and that you can go back to work full duty.
We cannot tell you how many clients are injured, sent to a walk in clinic and told that they are fine and that they should stop complaining, only to learn in a few months after receiving alternative medical care that they suffered an injury resulting in intensive and prolonged medical care or surgery.
This is not to say that all primary care providers are working for the workers' compensation insurance company, but in our experience, these facilities work on a volume basis; the more injured workers they see a day, the more they get paid. However, what typically occurs is that these medical providers are paid more on the initial visit than on subsequent visits. So, it can happen that these providers are financially incentivized to spend less time on follow up visits or listening to you report your injuries as they get worse without medical care.
You have the right to protect your workers' compensation benefits. If you do not know how to do this, you should hire an experienced workers' compensation attorney immediately. It is extremely important to speak with a dedicated work comp attorney prior to asking for new medical care, failing to treat or settling your case for less than what it is worth. If you feel that you are injured and your worker's compensation doctor is not listening, you need someone to fight for you and get the medical care you deserve.
Florida law requires an injured worker to report a workplace injury or accident within 30 days from the date of the injury, or when they knew or should have know of the injury. While there are some exceptions to this 30 day rule, failure to report the injury may result in the workers' compensation adjuster or insurance company denying your claim for medical and lost wage benefits.
Unfortunately, even after reporting an injury, Florida's workers' compensation laws require an injured worker to prove that they reported the accident as simply saying they reported it may not be enough. This typically happens when the employer fails to report the injury and the workers' compensation insurance company uses that as a defense to provide benefits. In this instance it is usually an, "employee said vs. employer said" disagreement that may have to ultimately go to a judge to decide who is more credible. Most injured workers report their injury, but their employers fail to report the injury to their supervisors, Human Resources or the worker' compensation insurance company. Their bosses are still employed and don't want to risk getting in trouble for failing to report the injury and co-workers are not likely to put their necks on the chopping block in order to help the injured worker.
In these circumstances, many injured workers are thankful they hired an experienced workers' compensation attorney like the ones at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt. Attorney Eli A. Franks said, "Sometimes verbally reporting an injury to an employer is not enough. Documents get lost, forms are forgotten and at the end of the day an injured worker cannot rely on their supervisor to help preserve their claim."
If you have been hurt at work, the dedicated attorneys at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt have developed several methods to ensure that the reporting of an injury cannot be refuted or denied. If there is even a possibility that a supervisor, boss or superior failed to report your claim after you told them that you were hurt at work, you need to immediately contact a workers' compensation attorney at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt for a free and confidential consultation. If you do not have the ability to call at 1-877-932-2643, contact them online to submit an inquiry that will be provided to one of the attorneys within minutes of hitting submit. If you have been hurt at work any delay can cost you the right to receive medical care and lost wages paid for by the workers' compensation insurance company. Don't risk your health and welfare by waiting to act.
This is one of the most frequent questions we are asked and one of most common reasons injured workers in Florida hire a workers' compensation attorney.
Imagine that you have just been hurt at work. The workers' compensation insurance company sends you to a doctor. You receive initial medical care and maybe an x-ray or an MRI. Your doctor recommends that you need additional medical treatment, but your workers' compensation adjuster tells you they are not going to provide the care. You ask why and are told that it is not medically necessary, that it is not related to your accident or that they obtained a doctor who said you simply don't need to have the treatment.
How frustrated would you be if this happened to you?
Unfortunately, this happens on a daily basis. We speak to injured workers on a daily basis whose medical care has been denied by workers' compensation. And the craziest part is that the doctors who made the recommendation were selected by the workers' compensation insurance company. It is their doctors who they chose who are asking for medical care and work comp is refusing to provide the medical benefits.
If you are asking yourself, "How is that fair?", the answer is, "It is not fair." However, Florida's workers' compensation laws are not fair, logical or reasonable.
If your medical care has been denied by your workers' compensation adjuster, you have to fight them, even if it means taking them to court before a judge of compensation claims to decide the matter. The insurance companies are set up for the long haul; they have time and money, and they are not injured, in need of care or a paycheck.
When your workers' compensation insurance company denies you the medical care you need after suffering a workers' compensation accident or injury, call an experienced workers' compensation attorney right away. In fact, you should call a workers' compensation attorney immediately after being hurt at work. Don't wait for the adjuster to deny you care. The last thing you need is further delay in getting the care you need most.
When your medical care has been wrongfully denied by your workers' compensation adjuster, call us immediately so that we can help you obtain the benefits to which you are entitled to under the law. Call 1-(877) WE-CAN-HELP (1-877-932-2643) or contact us online to speak with one of the dedicated workers' compensation attorneys at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt today.
This is a tough one.
There really is no simple answer. Actually, it leaves us with even more questions: Why doesn't your employer want you to file the claim? Does your employer have workers' compensation insurance? Is there a legal or financial matter that they are trying avoid or hide from? What would the employer do if you did file a work comp claim?
At the end of the day, the most important factor is your health. If you do not report your claim, what will happen to you? Who will protect you when you need protecting the most? The employer? While there are many above-the-board, caring and well-intentioned employers out there, we have met and dealt with many more unscrupulous, underhanded and disingenuous employers.
The most important question you have to ask yourself when faced with this situation is: Who is not reporting the injury helping the most; you or your employer? In almost every situation it will be the employer who is helped the most. They will do what they can to string you along and hope that you get better so that they don't have to pay. Don't be surprised if your employer pays your salary and medical bills for a short period of time. For them, a small investment now may pay off in avoiding increased payments to thi insurance company down the road.
However, when care that cost in the hundreds of dollars (office visits, medications, x-rays) turns into tens of thousands of dollars or more (major diagnostic studies like MRI's, EMGs, EKG's, surgery and hospitalizations) your employer's generosity may quickly vanish.
You thought it was hard to get the $40.00 gas reimbursement? Just wait and try to get the employer to pay a $200,000.00 hospital bill.
Ultimately you have to do what is right for you and your family. But not reporting a work place injury to your employer's workers' compensation carrier may end up costing you more than you know. Don't mess around with you health and your ability to earn an income in the future due to your employer's desire to avoid an increase in their insurance premiums.
If you think you were hurt at work call one of our experienced workers' compensation attorney's today. Call 1-(877) WE-CAN-HELP (1-877-932-2643) or contact us online to speak with one of the dedicated workers' compensation attorneys at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt today.
First, being fired from the job where you were injured should not affect your ability to receive medical care from your employer's workers' compensation insurance carrier. Second, it is illegal for any employer to fire you for filing, for requesting to file or for hiring an attorney to represent you in your workers' compensation claim.
Florida's work comp system is intended to be self executing; you are supposed to get medical care and lost wage checks if taken out of work. If you have been fired due to your injury, or due to your employer's inability to provide work for you due to your injuries, the work comp insurance company is required to pay you a percentage of your average weekly wage. Unfortunately, we see many injured workers who do not get their checks, do not get their checks timely or do not get the appropriate amount of money that they are owed.
If you are placed on a no work status you may be entitled to what are called temporary total disability checks. While you are unable to work you would receive these monies. Once you were returned to work the insurance company will issue you temporary partial disability benefits as long as they cannot accommodate your restrictions. If your employer can find you a light duty position then you will only receive work comp checks if you are making less than 80% of your average weekly wage.
Once the workers' compensation doctors place you at maximum medical improvement, the workers' compensation checks will be converted into what are called impairment income benefits. Once those are completed, the work comp checks may stop. At that time you may be able to apply for additional benefits depending on your injuries and your permanent work restrictions.
If you believe you have been fired for attempting to pursue a workers' compensation claim, you may have a §440.205 retaliatory discharge claim which exists outside of Florida's workers' compensation system.
Call one of our experienced workers' compensation attorneys today for a free and confidential consultation or visit us online.
Imagine walking down the hall at work when you suddenly trip and fall. Nothing is on the floor, nothing is wet or waxed, nothing to explain what caused your feet to suddenly go out from under you.
It used to be that this was not covered under Florida's workers' compensation laws. However, new case law has allowed for these workplace accidents to be covered under your employer's workers' compensation insurance. Now, if an injured employee falls at work, as long as they were "actively engaged" in the duties of employment, even where there is no other basis for the fall, the causal relationship between the employment and the accident is met and the burden then shifts to the employer/carrier to prove an alternative cause. Caputo v. ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, 93 So.3d 1097 (Fla. 1st DCA 2012).
What this means is that the insurance company has to come up with an explanation based on medical evidence as to why the injured worker fell, other than their feet tripping, slipping, getting caught or stuck on the floor. If the insurance company fails to establish some alternative medical cause for the accident, the employer's workers' compensation insurance company has to pay for medical care and lost wages resulting from the accident.
Recently, a Melbourne, Florida workers' compensation judge ruled that an injured worker was entitled to benefits due to an unexplained fall at work. On January 8, 2013, a Brevard County resident, employed as a Macy's sales associate, made a quick turn to put a washcloth away before going to the stockroom when she fell to the floor. She stated that she could not recall tripping or slipping on anything, but that her feet fell out from under her and that she fell over her own feet. The fall resulted in a fracture to her right distal humerus at the elbow. An ambulance was called after the accident and the injured worker was transported to two hospitals where she ultimately had corrective surgery.
The workers' compensation adjuster denied the case based on reports from her employer that she was clumsy and has a tendency to fall. The injured worker denied these allegations and testified that she had never fallen other this accident at work. The matter went to trial and the judge ruled that the insurance company had failed to provide any medical evidence showing a cause of the fall other than the work activity and awarded compensability in favor of the injured worker.
If you think you were hurt at work due to an unexplained fall call one of our experienced workers' compensation attorney's today. Call 1-(877) WE-CAN-HELP (1-877-932-2643) or contact us online to speak with one of the dedicated workers' compensation attorneys at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt today.
The answer is no.
You should never quit your job if your employer cannot accommodate the workers' compensation doctor's restrictions. In Florida, the workers' compensation carrier is required to pay indemnity benefits, or lost wages, if you are returned to work with restrictions that your employer cannot accommodate.
For example, a roofer suffers injuries to his knee and is sent back to work, but told he cannot climb ladders. While this injured worker may be able to do certain ground level activities. if their employer says that they are needed on the roof and have to climb to get there, then that employee would not be able to work.
This does not mean they would have to quit the job, nor does it mean that they are fired. What it means is that the work comp insurance company will be required to pay a certain percentage of their weekly wage. These benefits can continue for up to 104 weeks depending on the circumstance, such as a change in the injured worker's work status or whether a job within the doctor's restrictions becomes available.
If you are considering seeking legal representation, call one of our experienced workers' compensation attorney's today. Call 1-(877) WE-CAN-HELP (1-877-932-2643) or contact us online to speak with one of the dedicated workers' compensation attorneys at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt today.
If you have been hurt at work, it is essential to take action to protect your rights and entitlement to medical care and lost wage checks. Here are a few tips to keep in mind should you find yourself hurt at work or should your employer's workers' compensation insurance company dispute your claim:
1. Document all accidents. This means make sure there is a record of your being injured.
2. Document all injuries. You should report all injured body parts to both your supervisor and medical providers. Many times cases are won or lost based on what was documented on initial injury reports or the first medical records following your injury.
3. Create a paper trail. How do you do that? If you fill out a report, get a copy. They won't give you one? Take a picture of it. Then e-mail it to yourself and your boss. If they won't let you fill out a report, email your supervisor to report the injury and request care.
4. Try not to document your injury or reporting with a text message. Many phone companies do not keep records of the context of the message and many times texts are deleted (accidentally on your part or intentionally on the employer's part).
5. Treat only with your authorized workers' compensation doctors. The work comp insurance company can ignore the opinions of your personal doctors. For example, if you get surgery because your own doctor said you need it, you will not only be responsible for payment of that care, but liable for any complications that arise from the surgery. If you wait for your workers' compensation carrier to authorize care, they will be responsible for payment as well as for future care related to the injury.
6. Give a detailed history to your doctor. One of workers' compensation's favorite defenses is to deny care based on a false, misleading or incorrect past medical history. Make sure to tell your doctor all of the past medical history that is related or connected to your current workers' compensation injury.
7. Don't guess in depositions. If you guess, and you guess wrong, the insurance company won't know you were trying your best and will think you were intentionally providing false information. If you must guess make sure the other side knows you are not 100% certain.
8. Be aware of surveillance. The insurance companies can follow you and take video of your activities. If you are in public, you are fair game.
9. Be honest with your doctor about your physical abilities. The insurance companies' second favorite defense is to take the video of you to your doctor and show them what you are doing in your personal life. If you tell the doctor you can't bend your knee, but they have video of you bending, crawling or squatting, they may be able to deny you further medical care and money.
10. Hire an experienced workers' compensation attorney. Unfortunately, an injured worker simply cannot survive alone in today's workers' compensation system. The laws are intentionally written to favor the insurance company and your employer. Don't wait for work comp to provide you the care and benefits you deserve.
If you have any question or concerns and are considering seeking legal representation, call one of our experienced workers' compensation attorney's today. Call 1-(877) WE-CAN-HELP (1-877-932-2643) or contact us online to speak with one of the dedicated workers' compensation attorneys at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt today.
We received a call from an injured worker who told us they were informed that if they were taken out of work they would not be paid until after 21 days passed from the date of the accident.
This is simply wrong.
In Florida, an injured worker is entitled to receive indemnity checks from their employer's workers' compensation carrier if they are taken completely out of work, placed on a restricted duty that the employer cannot accommodate or placed on restrictions that limit the income earned below a certain percentage of their average weekly wage. If an injured worker meets one of these three thresholds then they are entitled to receive checks from the workers' compensation insurance company.
However, and this is where the injured worker we mentioned may have gotten his incorrect information, the insurance company is entitled to withhold the first seven days of lost wages and is only required to pay this sum if the injured worker remains unable to return to work or unable to earn a certain percentage of their average weekly wage for more than 21 days. If the injured worker makes it to the 22nd day, then the work comp carrier must pay the injured worker retroactively for the first week without penalties or interest.
If your workers' compensation checks are not coming in on a regular basis as promised and required by your workers' compensation carrier, don't wait another minute. Call one of our experienced workers' compensation attorney's today. Call 1-(877) WE-CAN-HELP (1-877-932-2643) or contact us online to speak with one of the dedicated workers' compensation attorneys at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt today.
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