Florida is a “no-fault” state. This means that proving negligence following an on-the-job-injury is not necessary for entitlement to medical or indemnity benefits. However, reporting the accident in a timely fashion and continuing to treat with an authorized physician may limit those entitlements. Additionally, each and every state of the United States has a different set of Worker’s Compensation laws. What is applicable in New York, Michigan or California does not necessarily apply in Florida.
The Sackman Trial Group works with employees who have been injured on the job in Florida. We assist you in understanding your rights under Chapter 440 of the Florida Statutes, and we assist you in obtaining any and all benefits to which you may be entitled.
Pursuant to the Worker’s Compensation Act of Florida you may be entitled to the following benefits:
- Immediate and/or emergency medical treatment.
- An authorized treating doctor to follow up with regularly.