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Florida Workers’ Compensation

Neck Injury

You Need An Attorney Who Knows Florida WC Neck Injury Claims Cases

Neck Injuries

Neck injuries are among the most common workplace injuries and the neck is one of the most easily injured parts of the body. Any part of your neck, muscles, bones, joints, tendons, ligaments or nerves – can be injured and result in significant pain. Pain may also come from your shoulder, jaw, head or upper arms. Symptoms of these injuries can be found in the neck, arm, shoulder, and frequently results in headaches and sometimes dizziness. Pain from a work related injury may be caused by tears in muscles or injuries to the joints between vertebrae. Other causes of pain are ligament rupture or damage to a disc.

Neck injuries are particularly common for occupations involving moving, lifting, overuse or overload. If you have suffered a neck injury as the result of a workplace accident in Florida, please Contact Kevin at the Florida Workmans’ Comp law firm of Kevin Moore.

The experienced WC Law Team of Kevin Moore receives many calls for help from injured workers who need to understand the treatments and protection related to workers compensation neck injuries.

Neck injuries themselves are painful at the time of the accident and, unfortunately, the long term effects of a neck injury are not always immediately recognized. If you have had a workplace neck injury you may be concerned about your ability to return to work. We understand your concerns and will outline your valuable legal rights.

Neck injuries can cause the following symptoms and should be fully evaluated by a neurosurgeon or orthopedic surgeon:

  • Numbness, tingling, or weakness in your arms or hands
  • Neck pain beginning after any blow or injury to the head
  • Numbness or tingling in one or both arms
  • Swelling or inflammation of the neck
  • Sharp pain shoots down one or both arms
  • Neck pain does not significantly improve after 4-7 days

Occupational Neck Injuries

The cause of Occupational neck injuries are often multifaceted.

They can incorporate poor posture, the sedentary nature of the job such as a desk job, weak supporting muscles around the pelvis and shoulders and weak spinal muscles.

If your job requires heavy or repetitive lifting you will be vulnerable to back or neck problems especially if your spinal muscles are not strong.

If your job is sedentary and involves a lot of sitting you will be particularly vulnerable to postural stresses causing stress to the ligaments, joints and muscles of the spine, arms and hands and OOS type injuries.

Neck Injury Types include:

  • Herniated disk in the neck
  • Neck fracture
  • Neck sprain or strain
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Neck contusion
  • Neck puncture wound
  • Animal bite to neck
  • Neck laceration

You Deserve Quality Workers’ Compensation Representation!

The Law Firm of Kevin A. Moore helps victims of Florida work place injuries receive just compensation for their losses. We’re not just another law firm. He is highly experienced at handling workers’ compensation cases. Dealing with On The Job Injuries is what we do. We serve clients throughout the State of Florida.

Your injury is serious and your legal rights are important to you and your family. Make sure your rights and your family are protected. Call a lawyer. It is critical that you do the research to find a reputable and capable attorney. We believe our success is based not only on our results but in the personal relationships we have with our clients. Attorney Moore’s skill in recovering large awards and settlements speaks for itself about the quality of our representation, quality that we refer to as the “Advantage of Experience.

This Website discusses our legal practice and our credentials, and it provides powerful educational information on Florida Workers’ Compensation Law. Every case is unique and deserves to be evaluated on its own merits. Please contact us for a free consultation before making a decision about representation. You will speak with Kevin Moore directly, not a staff member.

Our Firm welcomes the challenges offered by difficult cases involving serious injuries and complex issues. If you have been injured due to any work place related incident, do not hesitate to call and talk to us. You deserve to know your valuable Legal Rights.

Exclusively On-The-Job Injuries All The Time

You Need An Attorney Who Specializes In The Complexities of Workers Compensation Law. What you don’t need is a lawyer who “also” practices Workers’ Compensation. Florida Workers Compensation laws can change regularly and ensuring your lawyer is highly competent in this specific area is critical. As a matter of history, Florida has undergone major workers compensation law changes in 1989, 1994 and 2002. Additionally, the Judges of Workers Compensation continue to modify the law based on their rulings. Attorney Moore is fully apprized of the latest law changes and will position your case to maximize your benefits.

You should select your lawyer for their expertise and experience in specific categories of cases. The “right lawyer” for your Workers’ Comp case is the person who has substantial experience handling a case very similar to yours, who can and will take action at once. Kevin Moore has handled 1,000’s of workers compensation cases since 1992.

You Need An Attorney Who Knows Florida Neck Injury Claims Cases

What you don’t need is a lawyer who “also” practices Workers’ Comp. More and more, laws are being written that are only fully understood by those few lawyers who are highly competent in specific areas. Finding the “right lawyer”, means a lawyer with substantial workers compensation knowledge and experience, is what you want when you need competent help. Lawyers should be selected for their expertise and experience in specific categories of cases. The “right lawyer” for your Workers’ Comp case is the person who has substantial experience handling a case very similar to yours, who can and will take action at once.

Kevin Moore and his Florida Workers’ Compensation law firm is who you want and what you need

Reasonable Expectations:

If this neck injury occurred because of a Florida workplace accident, you should rightfully expect your employer and their insurance company to provide quality care, covering all of your injury related expenses, and compensate you, while you are unable to work if you authorized physician indicates, for your resulting lost income. These are reasonable expectations but all too often you end up having to fight the insurance company for your rightful compensation.

You Are Covered By The Law: According to the Florida Workers Compensation Statute Chapter 440 Section 15 – you could qualify for Temporary Total or Temporary Partial Disability Wages and be entitled to up to 66% of your average weekly wages during the time period of such disability. There are some restrictions and you may have disagreements with the insurance company about them. If this is your circumstance or are worried that you may have such a disagreement with the insurance company then now is the time to contact Kevin Moore’s Florida Workers Compensation Law Firm.

Insurance companies are supposed to pay you every two weeks you are out of work because of your injuries. If they don’t pay you timely they owe you penalties and interest. They are also supposed to pay you based upon your last 13 weeks of wages earned. In many cases the insurance company incorrectly calculates your benefits incorrectly and underpays you. You need a lawyer to fight for your lost wage benefits.

The insurance company is required to pay your authorized workers compensation medical expenses, prescription medications and your medical mileage. Many times the insurance carrier refuses to pay a medical bill or prescriptions and you are left with these expenses. You need a lawyer to fight to get your medical treatment and medical bills paid.

You need an advocate

Just when you are at your weakest you may have to fight the insurance company for the most basic benefits. Florida Workers Comp Insurance companies are notorious for denying claims, and denying rightful or quality care and services. The insurance company’s goal is to save money – not to assure you your rightful care and compensation. If you have had a neck injury you are not in a position to fight the insurance company and more than likely neither is your family. You need to know that your lawyer will take care of the issues that arise and have your best interest at hand.

The Law Firm of Kevin A. Moore will listen to you with compassion and understanding. Attorney Kevin More will evaluate your medical records, communicate with your doctors and deal with the insurance adjuster and attorney. If you are not getting what you are entitled to, Kevin is ready to fight the insurance companies for you at depositions, mediations and, if necessary, at trial. With Kevin Moore as your attorney, you will have one of the most experienced Florida Workers Comp lawyer in the State of Florida representing you.

Kevin Moore’s Experience:

Kevin Moore has been aggressively practicing law and guiding and protecting his clients’ interests since 1992. Kevin and his Firm have handled thousands of workers compensation cases and a significant number of cases involving catastrophic injury. No Florida Workers Compensation attorney will do a better job in seeing that you get justice and compensation for your workplace loss. Call us or contact us now. His consultations are always free and you never pay a fee unless we win your case. No matter where you are in Florida, The Law Firm of Kevin A. Moore will be on your side and by your side.

Exclusively On-The-Job Injuries All The Time

Our main goal is taking care of our clients. Kevin handles all of his cases personally, speaks with each of his clients regularly and is always fighting to get the benefits you deserve. Our culture revolves around client services. Our primary focus is to do excellent work for each and every client; to go all out and win the case. Building solid relationships with our clients and producing great results is what we do.

The Law Firm of Kevin A Moore services the entire state of Florida, including Sunrise, Bradenton and Hialeah.