I Hurt My Back At Work While Helping A Patient Get Up From Falling On The Floor. Are My Costs Related To My Injury Covered Under Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Workers’ compensation benefits are available to workers who suffer an injury at work, if their employer carries workers’ compensation insurance. More than likely, the hospital or nursing home you work for carries workers’ compensation insurance, so you probably are covered. However, workers’ compensation benefits in Florida do not cover 100% of your damages and costs associated with your injury.
Although you will receive some compensation for your medical bills and lost wages, you might need to consider pursuing a lawsuit against your employer if your injury is severe enough. To find out how to recover the maximum benefits in your specific case, you should speak with a knowledgeable workers’ compensation lawyer in Florida.
If you have been injured while on the job, contact Attorney David M. Benenfeld, P.A. He is an experienced workman’s comp lawyer who can help you get compensated for your injuries.