Perhaps you suffered serious injuries in a car accident that have left you unable to meet the physical demands of your job. Maybe you have a grave medical condition that leaves you requiring extensive medical care and time off from work. There are many physical, mental and medical conditions that can leave a person disabled, unable to retain gainful employment, and support his or her Florida family.
If you suffer a disability as a result of an injury or deteriorating health, you may wish to look into obtaining Social Security Disability (SSD). This is compensation provided to you each month by the government. You earned this compensation by working, and if you have enough credits, you can apply for SSD.
As someone who has struggled with the trauma of a workplace accident, you may have trouble with emotional disturbances that make it hard for you to work. Maybe you have flashbacks or trouble sleeping at night; You might have panic attacks on the job or be exhausted.
Florida has a no-fault law, but that doesn't mean a person isn't responsible if they cause an accident. This is a fairly common misconception. The party is still found to be at fault, and they will still be required to cover at least some of the costs related to the collision.
In Florida, there are three benefits that workers who are hurt on the job can seek through workers' compensation. These three benefits include medical benefits, lost wage and monetary compensation benefits and death benefits.