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More Delays for Florida Senate Bill on Workers’ Compensation

Florida Workers' Compensation Lawyer

Getting the Best Representation from a Florida Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

The Florida Senate has once again put action on a workers’ compensation bill on hold for further discussion. The bill currently contains provisions that would cap the attorney fees for plaintiffs in workers’ compensation cases at $150 per hour and $1,500 overall. Depending on the final form of the bill and whether it is passed by both the Senate and the House, employees may benefit from the professional services of a Florida workers’ compensation lawyer if they have been injured on the job.

Two Versions of the Bill in Play

The Florida House Insurance and Banking Subcommittee has already signed off on a bill related to workers’ compensation. HB 1399 does not contain a cap on attorney fees. Instead, it limits the charges associated with outpatient surgery and would tie workers’ compensation to the rates currently charged by Medicare. The final form of the bill after it has gone through both sides of the legislature is not yet clear, but it is expected to contain added provisions that will benefit insurers and employers while limiting the ability of workers to obtain fair compensation. Retaining the services of a Florida workers’ compensation lawyer can even the playing field now and after the Senate or House bill is enacted into law.

The Importance of the Right Florida Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Your Florida workers’ compensation lawyer can provide you with added help in navigating the claim process and in obtaining fair workers’ compensation for injuries and illnesses that occur during the course of your regular employment. These dedicated legal professionals will collect the necessary documentation and will work on your behalf to determine the most effective strategies for pursuing your claim in and out of court. The right attorney can be a valuable partner in obtaining fair and reasonable workers’ compensation for your on-the-job injuries.

At the Law Office of David G. Abramovici, our goal is to provide you with the best possible solutions for your Florida workers’ compensation case. We work with you throughout the process to provide the most effective representation for your claim. This can allow you to achieve the outcome you need to manage medical costs and to enjoy the fastest recovery times possible. Contact us today at 1-888-833-2843 or at 954-962-6751 to set up a free consultation with us. We look forward to hearing from you.