Florida & Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Attorney
At the Law Offices of Jason Barnett, we have over 60 years of combined experience in Workers’ Compensation Law and will represent you with the highest level of integrity. We will fight aggressively to obtain the maximum amount of financial and medical benefits you deserve. We will help you to collect Workers’ Compensation benefits even if your claim is denied. Our Workers’ Compensation lawyers will help you understand your rights and the benefits you may be entitled to.
Workers’ compensation laws are designed to protect employees that are injured, disabled, or in worst-case scenarios, killed on the job. These laws ensure that employees are provided with fixed monetary benefits in order to eliminate the need for litigation. Workers’ Compensation laws also provide benefits for the dependents of those killed because of work-related accidents. Under the current law, you are entitled to both income benefits and medical benefits.
There are three main types of income benefits you can receive via the Workers’ Compensation Law:
- Temporary Total Disability (TTD):
If your doctor takes you completely out of work or states that you can only perform light-duty work and your employer does not have light-duty work available for you then you will be qualified for this type of benefit.
- Temporary Partial Disability (TPD):
If your doctor places you on light duty work and you are able to return to work, you will be qualified for this type of benefit.
- Permanent Partial Disability (PPD):
This benefit is paid if you suffer a permanent injury that no longer allows you to work at all.
Medical benefits are the responsibility of your employer who is required to provide medical treatments including: Emergency room visits, doctor visits, physical therapy, medical testing, prescriptions, prosthesis. They are also responsible for reimbursing your gas and/or travel expenses to and from your medical appointments.
If a work-related accident results in death, compensation to that employee’s dependents will be due as defined by state law. A maximum total of $150,000 may be payable to dependents of a deceased victim.
We take pride in going above and beyond the call of duty to provide you the representation you deserve! We will fight to protect your rights and provide you with options and recommendations in order to make the best decision for you and your family. If you or a loved one has been injured, disabled, or killed on the job in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, or anywhere in south Florida and you would like to explore Workers’ Compensation options, call the Law Offices of Jason G. Barnett now at (954) 618-1776 for a free, no-hassle consultation and get answers to all of your important questions. You have everything to gain and NOTHING TO LOSE because the call is FREE and there is NEVER a fee until you win or settle your case.