Back injuries are some of the most common injuries and frequently the most traumatic Workman’s Comp work-related injuries that a person can experience. Back injuries can range in severity from simple sprains, bulging disks to more severe herniated disks, and even life threatening fractures. Back injuries can be extremely painful and chronic and disabling. In some cases, back injuries require surgery to correct the problem. Many times a significant back injury can prevent a worker from returning to their pre-injury profession. This situation is especially common in the construction, landscaping and manufacturing industries. If your employer will not accommodate your medical work restrictions, now is the time to contact an Attorney.
Injured workers in the State of Florida have very limited choices regarding medical providers. It is very important to receive the proper medical care so that you can have a speedy recovery!. Insurance companies often deny treatments, refuse tests and push the doctors to release the injured back to work. All too often they force employees to return to work before they are ready or delay ordering diagnostic tests. When this happens to you call a Florida workplace back injury lawyer to understand your rights.
When an employee suffers from a work-related injury, legal assistance in getting the proper and necessary workers compensation benefits is many times the employee’s only remedy against an employer’s insurance company. You will need competent and dedicated workplace catastrophic injury attorney by your side.
Attorney Kevin Moore represents clients in Tampa and throughout Florida who have suffered a wide range of work-related back injuries, including:
Most back injuries can be treated without surgery. However, extensive medical treatment and physical therapy may be required. Back injuries can involve nerve damage when a bulging disc or vertebra presses on the spinal cord.
Work related back injuries can be caused by a traumatic event, such as a car accident. They can also result from repetitive motions, such as twisting or lifting.
The Law Firm of Kevin A. Moore helps victims of Tampa, Florida work place back 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.
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 Tampa workplace back injury attorney 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.
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.
If this back injury occurred because of a Tampa 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.
Just when you are at your weakest you may have to fight the insurance company for the most basic benefits. 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 catastrophic 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.
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 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.
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.
Call today for a free consultation with a skilled Florida workplace back injury lawyer.