23
JAN
2014

Palm Beach Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Public Safety Employee Charged with Workers’ Compensation Fraud A Palm Beach County firefighter/paramedic was booked and jailed on December 12. He surrendered himself after receiving a call notifying him that an arrest warrant had been issued for workers’ compensation...
17
SEP
2013

Pedestrian Accidents

The Stats When a pedestrian and a car collide, the pedestrian is always the loser. In 2009, about 5,900 pedestrians lost their lives in such collisions in the United States, or one every 90 minutes. These As you would expect, a large majority of pedestrian-vehicle collisions...
17
SEP
2013

Personal Injury Q&A

Q: What is a Personal Injury (PI) claim? A: Any kind of legal claim against someone for causing physical or mental injury. PI claims commonly result from automobile collisions, motorcycle accidents, boating crashes, cruise ship claims, inadequate security, slip & falls, trip...
17
SEP
2013

Prevent Burglary

Approximately every 15 seconds, a house is robbed somewhere in America. A few simple pre-cautions can make your home a less-inviting target and can convince burglars to try their luck elsewhere. Install dead bolt locks where ever possible, make sure that all windows (not just...
17
SEP
2013

Preventable Infections On The Rise

According to the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC), patients in American hospitals come down with over 2 million hospital-acquired infections each year, 90,000 of which result in death. Nor are nursing home patients immune: the CDC estimates that this population suffers...
17
SEP
2013

Protecting Your Rights

Protecting Your Rights in Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability Matters This is generalized information. For questions about your specific legal problem, contact EVAN M. OSTFELD, P.A. IMMEDIATELY! DO NOT give a statement, sign anything from...
24
JUN
2014

Renter’s Insurance

          For many reasons, the rental market has been hot in recent years however many tenants do not have any insurance to protect them from theft, liability and or property loss. Despite the fact that some 96% of land lords in fact do have home owners’ insurance coverage, many...
20
APR
2016

Roofing Contractor Charged In South Florida Workers’ Compensation Fraud

A 50-year-old roofing contractor has been arrested and charged with workers’ compensation fraud for intentionally violating a stop work order issued by state regulators in connection with a workers’ compensation penalty. Records from the Florida Department of...
08
APR
2016

Roofing Contractor’s Safety Failures Led To Worker’s Death

Roofing contractor’s safety failures led to one worker’s death and severe injuries to another at Florida job site An investigation has revealed that 35-year-old employee of Tecta America Southeast, LLC was crushed to death, and a co-worker was severely injured when an...
15
JAN
2015

Steps To Take When Injured On The Job

Each year, approximately three million work-related injuries are reported by private industry employers. The claims often include amputations, heart attacks or strokes, disfigurement or scarring, eye injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, occupational diseases, and head, neck, or back...
30
JUL
2016

The Importance Of A Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Workers’ compensation is a type of disability insurance designed to help those who experience a work-related injuries or illnesses. Although most employers in Florida are required to provide this type of insurance, workers who file claims often run into obstacles that...
24
SEP
2015

Three Construction Workers Injured In Boca Raton

Three construction workers suffered injuries while they were working on the second floor of a building that collapsed. They were working on a new single family home. The workers were pouring concrete when the scaffolding above them collapsed and fell on top of them. A structural...
30
DEC
2014

Three Construction Workers Injured In Boca Raton, Florida

Coral Springs Workers Compensation Lawyer Occupational hazards happen all the time on various construction sites in Florida where a Workers Comp Lawyer will be needed. Recently, three construction workers were severely injured while working on a hotel that is currently under...
11
AUG
2017

Three Tragic Workplace Fatalities

An employee may require assistance from a qualified South Florida Workers’ Compensation lawyer unexpectedly. Today, despite the development of extensive job safety regulations designed to prevent accidents on the job, tragic injuries or even fatalities still sometimes...
18
MAY
2015

Three Utility Workers Struck And Killed By A Car

Three utility workers were killed as the result of a two car collision after one car deflected off of the other and left the roadway. Florida Highway Patrol reported that a 92-year-old man pulled his Cadillac in front of a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old woman who was southbound...
16
JAN
2017

Three Workers Killed While Working In A Trench In South Florida

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the deaths of three contract workers during a routine underground check of a defective road in Key Largo, Florida. As the workers descended underground they were overcome by a lethal combination of methane...
17
SEP
2013

Tips To Help Avoid Medical Errors

Preventable medical errors, which are caused when a healthcare provider either chooses an inappropriate treatment or chooses the appropriate treatment but executes it incorrectly, are conservatively estimated to injure 1.5 million people every year and to cost $19.5 billion in...
17
SEP
2013

Tired Truckers Cause Accidents

Of all the causes of truck collisions, one of the most preventable gets the least press: driver fatigue; in other words tired truckers. Although the law both limits the maximum number of hours that a driver is supposed to drive and prohibits driving if they are “impaired...
15
OCT
2013

Transcription Errors

Many people die because of mistakes made in writing down their medical information. As a recent case shows, people are not willing to accept these errors anymore. The case involved a diabetic who needed insulin. The care facility to which she was discharged tried to get her...
17
SEP
2013

Traumatic Brain Injury

People who are injured in an accident can suffer many different kinds of injuries. Among the most serious, as well as the hardest to diagnose and treat, are so-called traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), sometimes also known as “closed-head trauma.” Even a relatively...
19
FEB
2015

Two Construction Workers Injured When Wall Falls

Two construction workers in downtown Miami had the surprise of a lifetime when a wall fell down on top of them at the construction site where they were working. According to fire and rescue personnel, coworkers who were on the same floor where the accident took place assisted in...
02
JUN
2017

Two Workers’ Vehicles Collide In Miami, Florida

No one ever leaves for work in the morning expecting to collide with another vehicle, but that’s exactly what happened in South Florida recently. Employees from two different companies collided with each other on the streets in North Miami. One injured individual was...
17
SEP
2013

Umbrella Insurance

As insurance prices continue to rise, many people are looking for more and better insurance coverage for less money, and “umbrella policies” are often a good option for increasing coverage. These policies act as a backup for your primary insurance and can provide a...
17
SEP
2013

Unfair Debt Collection Practices And Inaccurate Credit Reports

Are bill collectors calling you, your friends and or family members? Is there incorrect information on your various credit reports? Know Your Rights! There are legal remedies available under the Fair Debt Collection Practices and Fair Credit Reporting Acts to protect consumers...
05
JAN
2017

Use Of Boat Gets Orlando Man Arrested For Workers’ Compensation Fraud

If you live in the Coral Springs area of Florida, there may be times when you will need legal help in the form of a South Florida workers compensation attorney. This was exactly the case for one man who was arrested in late December 2016. The man, who is from Orlando, Florida,...
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