Impairment Benefits: What Are They?

June 8th, 2016 by

Are You Eligible to Receive Impairment Benefits? Sometimes, understanding the Florida statutes, or laws, regarding workers’ compensation benefits can be difficult. This is especially true when reading section 440.15 of…


Underpayment of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

April 26th, 2016 by

How much have your workers' compensation benefits been underpaid? Injured workers are often shocked at the amount of underpaid benefits I am able to identify and collect on their behalf. …


Things to Prepare to Help In Filing Your Disability Claim

13 Apr 2016, David Wieland

How to Streamline the Process of Applying for SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) or SSI (Supplemental Security Income)  While both SSDI and SSI are part of benefit programs available from…


Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) vs. Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

April 7th, 2016 by

  What Are the Differences between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? For those who have become disabled and are no longer able to work, the…


When Tragedy Strikes: How to Deal with Fatal Car Crashes

March 24th, 2016 by

Fatal Car Crashes and Family Members Left Behind According to the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles, there are more than 200,000 car crashes every year in Florida. Florida has over…


Will Workers’ Compensation Cover Alternative Medicine?

March 18th, 2016 by

  Restrictions Placed on Opioids Open Doors to Alternative Medicine The abuse of and overdose on prescribed (and sometimes not prescribed) opioids is a growing epidemic throughout the country. New…


A Few Facts You May Not Know About Auto Insurance

March 15th, 2016 by

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Auto Insurance Benefits After being involved in a motor vehicle accident (car, motorcycle, truck, etc.), people are often confused about who should pay the medical bills.…


Rates and Trends in People Receiving Social Security Disability

March 8th, 2016 by

Statistics about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)   Jonathan Schwabish, of The Urban Institute, put together an article called, “11 Charts about the Social Security Disability Insurance Program.” Each of…


Workers’ Compensation Fraud: Employer Fraud

March 3rd, 2016 by

Fraudulent Employer Behavior When the economy grows, more service and construction jobs become available, but that does not mean employers will look out for their employees during good economic times.…


Crash Count for Florida Already High

March 1st, 2016 by

Florida's Crash Count on the Rise Trooper Steve Gaskins (handles Florida Highway Patrol Public Affairs for Tampa Bay) tweeted the numbers for the crash count in Florida, as of February…


Social Security Disability: Waiting for Answers

February 26th, 2016 by

Why is the Wait Time for an Answer from Social Security So Long? Did you know the average waiting time to receive a decision from the Social Security Administration regarding…


Hit-and-Run Accidents: Numbers on the Rise

February 16th, 2016 by

Florida Highway Patrol says Hit-and-Run Accident Victims Increasing Hit-and-run accidents are especially frightening. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the number of hit-and run-accidents is steadily increasing in Florida. In the…


Social Security Disability Cuts: Proposed vs. Actual and Their Effects

February 8th, 2016 by

The Social Security Disability program is facing a number of proposed cuts in the coming year. Because no substantial reforms have been made to Social Security Disability since the 1980s, changes…


Injured Workers: Financial Hardship

January 29th, 2016 by

  According to Peter Rousmaniere, in his Special Report entitled, The Uncompensated Worker: The Financial Impact of Workers’ Compensation on Injured Workers and Their Families, “Each year, about a million…


Workers’ Compensation Fraud: When Employers Skirt the Law

January 22nd, 2016 by

All too often in the workers’ compensation field, fraud is associated with the injured worker. There are cases of workers’ compensation insurance fraud in which workers exaggerate or create their…