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Properly Handling Mental Claims in Workers’ Compensation

Properly Handling Mental Claims in Workers’ Compensation

  In society today, we have come to the realization that mental health is just as important as physical health. Injuries at work can often go beyond physical and can also affect an employee's mental wellbeing. In fact, every year, thousands of claims are filed for mental health-related injuries. However, these types of claims fall under a gray area in Workers' Compensation. It can be challenging to prove a work-related mental health injury which is why it is essential t...

Tips for Taking an Effective Recorded Statement in Workers’ Compensation Claims

Tips for Taking an Effective Recorded Statement in Workers’ Compensation Claims

  Taking a recorded statement is a critical part of handling workers’ compensation claims. This step is an opportunity for the insurer or employer to gather information about the claimant’s injuries, the incident, and the circumstances surrounding the claim. Having a clear, accurate, and comprehensive recorded statement is crucial in making informed decisions about the claim. In this blog post, we will provide you with tips on how to take an effective reco...

Understanding The Deviation From Employment Defense

Understanding The Deviation From Employment Defense

  In today's world, we all are exposed to numerous occupational hazards that can potentially cause workplace injuries or illnesses. Employers have insurance policies to protect their employees and themselves against such incidents. Workers' compensation is a no-fault insurance program that provides medical and wage-loss benefits to employees who are injured or become ill at work. But sometimes, employees or their families reject this claim, and the situation may turn in...

Understanding the Proper Way to Cancel a Workers’ Compensation Policy

Understanding the Proper Way to Cancel a Workers’ Compensation Policy

  As a business owner, you want to protect your employees from any workplace injuries, accidents, or illnesses. This is where a workers’ compensation policy comes in – providing financial protection if an employee gets hurt on the job. However, there may come a time when you need to cancel that policy. Perhaps you are switching insurance companies, or maybe you are closing your business. Whatever the reason may be, it’s important to understand the proper way t...

Understanding Dependency Benefits and Lifetime Benefits When Seeking Workers Compensation

Understanding Dependency Benefits and Lifetime Benefits When Seeking Workers Compensation

  If you’ve been injured on the job, you may be eligible to receive workers compensation in Orlando. At ARL Attorney, we understand that navigating the rules of workers' compensation can be tricky. In this blog, we will discuss dependency benefits and lifetime benefits so you can make an informed decision about your claim. Dependency Benefits Dependency benefits are payments made to the beneficiaries of a deceased worker who was killed on the job...

The Dangers of Not Having Proper Insurance When Hiring a Contractor or Subcontractors

The Dangers of Not Having Proper Insurance When Hiring a Contractor or Subcontractors

  If you are in the market for a contractor or subcontractor to do work for you, it is essential that you make sure that they have proper insurance coverage. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand the risks associated with not having proper insurance in place, and this can lead to serious legal issues down the road. It is important to understand how contractor/subcontractor allegations and coverage issues can arise and what to do if it happens to you. ...

How to Record Medical Examinations and Have Non-Parties Present During Your Claim

How to Record Medical Examinations and Have Non-Parties Present During Your Claim

  Recording defense medical examinations (DMEs) and having non-parties present during your claim can be beneficial to your case. However, it is important to familiarize yourself with the legal aspects of doing so before you proceed. This blog post will provide guidance on how to go about recording DMEs and having non-parties present in order to make sure your rights are protected. Recording Defense Medical Examinations The purpose of a DME is to al...

6 HR Tips to Effectively Handle Workers Compensation Claims

6 HR Tips to Effectively Handle Workers Compensation Claims

  Managing workers compensation claims can be a complex and tedious process. If not managed properly, the process can become drawn out and costly for both the employer and employee. In order to ensure that the workers comp claim process is dealt with efficiently and effectively, here are 6 HR Tips for employers to consider when handling such matters. Tip #1 - Ensure Safety in The Workplace One of the most important tips an HR manager should conside...

Understanding Premises Liability & Worker’s Compensation

Understanding Premises Liability & Worker’s Compensation

  Injuries can happen anywhere, and individuals who are hurt on another person’s property may be eligible for compensation. This can include accidents at stores, businesses, government properties, or even rental properties. If you or someone you love is injured in any of these scenarios, it’s important to understand premises liability and worker’s compensation laws in Orlando. Read on to learn more about your rights as an injured party.   ...

Best Practices for Keeping your Workplace Safe

Best Practices for Keeping your Workplace Safe

  The safety of your employees should always be a top priority. Having proper safety measures in place can help reduce the risk of accidents or injuries happening in the workplace, no matter where you are located. In Orlando, there are certain guidelines and regulations that employers should consider implementing to ensure their workplace is as safe as possible. Let’s take a look at some best practices for reducing the risk of workplace accidents in Orlando. ...


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