Minor injuries occur in the workplace every day. From bumps and bruises to more serious lacerations and puncture wounds, injuries can occur anywhere and at any time. While a majority of employees recognize the importance of reporting major injuries to their employer, what about minor injuries? Do they still need to be reported?
Under Florida workers’ compensation laws, all workers are entitled to lost wages and medical benefits after an on-the-job injury. Unfortunately, if you have been injured at work, having a pre-existing illness or injury can significantly complicate your ability to collect workers’ compensation benefits. This is especially true if your pre-existing injury happens to be medically related to your current on-the-job illness or injury.
Unfortunately, people are injured at work every day. This is because some of the most essential jobs that help with the function of modern society are also considered the most dangerous. These jobs involve a very high risk of injury, permanent or temporary disability, and in some cases, even death. Here you can learn about the most dangerous jobs in the country.
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