When you head off to work each day, does the thought of suffering an injury cross your mind? This is probably not at the forefront of your thoughts, but it is a possibility with each passing day.
There is always the chance that an accident can occur while you are at work because of the hazards of your job, dangerous equipment, mistakes made by co-workers and many other reasons.
If you are injured on the job, who will pay your bills? Will you be covered by workers’ compensation? In fact, is your employer obligated to provide workers’ compensation benefits?
What is the Florida Workers’ Compensation Law?Working in Florida is a dream that many people hold. But that dream can easily turn into a nightmare when you are injured on the job. So, what is the law in Florida when it comes to workers’ compensation? Does your employer have to provide you with these benefits when injured?
In Florida, the law states that any business operating in any industry other than construction that employs at least four people, either full-time or part-time, must provide employees with workers’ compensation benefits. Any corporate officer who is labeled as exempt does not count as one of the four employees under Florida law.
Overview of Florida Workers’ Comp
Below, you will find a brief overview of how workers’ compensation is handled in Florida:
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