Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury

If you work in construction, landscaping or health care, you know there are many hazards that come with the job. Those who are injured at work in Florida may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which are the exclusive remedy one has against his or her… read more

1st DCA Tosses Florida Workers’ Comp Attorney Caps

It’s a decision that could have far-reaching consequences for many Florida workers’ compensation lawsuits. Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal ruled it unconstitutional for a police officer and her union to be barred form paying a retainer and hourly fees for a lawyer in a workers’… read more

Fleming v. Sanders Lead Company – Work Injury Lawsuit Revived

The Alabama Supreme Court has revived two lawsuits filed after one worker was killed and another seriously injured when they were struck by a tanker truck on the job.  The two worked at a recycling company. Although the exclusive remedy provisions of workers’ compensation law… read more