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Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Has My Employer Committed Workers’ Compensation Fraud?

By Celeste Law Firm |

In the media, it is most common for employees to take the rap for the rising cost of workers’ compensation premiums. Nothing could be further from the truth. The Florida’s workers’ compensation rate-making system is flawed in that there is little to no competition allowed among insurance carriers. The National Council on Compensation Insurance,… Read More »

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The Future of Personal Injury Protection in Florida

By Celeste Law Firm |

Florida lawmakers are discussing repealing personal injury protection insurance, which is one of the mandatory policy requirements for Floridians to drive. Personal injury protection insurance may be repealed as a result of the supposed growing number of fraudulent claims, according to the Sun Sentinel. If repealed, the average motorist could save $81 on their… Read More »

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Possible PTSD Coverage For First Responders

By Celeste Law Firm |

Police officers, corrections officers, and firefighters have some of the most dangerous occupations in Florida and across the U.S. Fla. Chapter 112 offers first responders and law enforcement agents additional workers’ compensation benefits through the heart and lung statute in which these particular workers are relieved of proving that certain illnesses occurred in the… Read More »

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Florida Workers’ Compensation Reform an Ongoing Threat to Workers

By Celeste Law Firm |

Over the last 30 years, the Florida Legislature has reduced benefits payable to an injured worker. Rising costs of medical care result in higher costs for workers’ compensation insurers and higher premiums for employers. Workers’ compensation “reform” usually results in cutting benefits to injured workers while keeping insurers profitable. Workers’ Compensation Research Institute Rings… Read More »

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Injured by a Drunk Driver

By Celeste Law Firm |

Drunk drivers may only cause a small portion of total auto collisions, but they are responsible for roughly one third of all traffic fatalities. Recently, a 29-year-old drunk driver killed a 19-year-old Coral Springs resident while traveling over 100 miles per hour. Four of the teen’s friends, who were passengers, were injured. The drunk… Read More »

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Sidewalk Injuries Caused by Crumbling Infrastructure

By Celeste Law Firm |

It is no secret that some of West Palm Beach’s roads, sidewalks, and bike lanes have seen better days. Potholes, cracks, damaged road signs, and poorly designed on and off ramps can all have devastating effects on all categories of road users. But what happens if you suffer an injury from a damaged sidewalk… Read More »

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Wrongful Death or Injury by Electrocution

By Celeste Law Firm |

A man left behind his wife and two daughters this past summer when he was fatally electrocuted by a downed power line in Tampa. He was riding his bike along a popular recreational trail when he made contact with a downed, live powerline. The man’s widow filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company,… Read More »

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