Berlin Law Firm Grand Opening September 6, 2016

Berlin Law Firm Grand Opening September 6, 2016 It has been a long process getting the office ready.  However, everything is all set to go for our grand opening Tuesday, September 6, 2016.  Our first billboard was unveiled today and our television spots begin airing tonight.  Renovations to the office should be completed by the weekend…

Surveillance cameras at work – Understand that your employer is watching

Many employers have cameras recording your daily activities.  I personally worked in house for an insurance carrier for 17 years.  In that time, I reviewed countless surveillance videos of injured workers.  Most fast food restaurants, banks, hospitals, and many private businesses maintain cameras that will be recording your every activity.  When you report a workplace injury, you…

Repetitive work injuries.

Many work injuries do not occur as a result of a specific event.  In fact, statistics tell us that a large percentage occur as a result of months or years of repetitive work.  Just because you didn’t actually feel yourself get injured does not mean that it was not the result of work. Here are the top 10 most…

Surveillance after a Work Injury

Surveillance is alive and well and is being used more frequently than ever by employers and insurers in  Florida workers’ compensation cases, particularly in light of the current economic climate. IF SURVEILLANCE CATCHES YOU, THE VALUE OF YOUR CASE WILL SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASE OR VANISH! Private investigators often conduct surveillance when injured workers have doctors’ appointments….

Reporting Work Injuries

Employees must be vigilant about reporting work injuries as quickly as possible after an accident occurs. The body parts injured and description of the accident reported need to be as consistent as possible throughout the claim, ESPECIALLY WITH THE INITIAL EMERGENCY ROOM OR TREATING PROVIDER! Accidents that take place on a Friday must be reported before…

Workers Compensation New Client Checklist

Keep a record of all important events, date and time of injury, dates of all medical appointments. Request and maintain a copy of every medical report from all providers. Never give a recorded interview to the insurance carrier or a representative Never allow a representative of the insurance carrier to attend your medical appointments. Whenever…