Florida Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Every year, 10,000 workers are killed in work-related accidents; 60,000 workers are permanently disabled; six million are injured; and 100,000 die from illnesses related to exposure to products like lead and asbestos. After suffering such a tragedy, the families of these workers, at the very least, should not have to worry about medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses.
The Florida workers' compensation attorneys of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A. are committed to helping injured workers obtain monetary and rehabilitative relief. The firm handles a caseload of over 200 workers' compensation lawsuits at any given time and is active in lobbying before the Florida legislature for changes in and additions to the laws protecting the rights of the injured worker.
If you or someone you love has been injured on the job anywhere in Florida, it is important to gather as much information as you can about workers’ compensation insurance and other issues. Please visit our Workers’ Compensation Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more.
The following are workers' compensation settlements from the past 7 years over $250,000 :
$2,000,000 - Auto Accident-Paraplegic
Claimant was a speech pathologist who was in a motor vehicle
accident, and sustained a spinal cord injury
$1,509,826 - Construction Accident Settlement Paraplegic
Claimant was a painter who fell 20-25 off a ladder, and sustained
a spinal cord injury.
$1,400,000 - Construction Accident Paraplegic
Claimant was a carpenter who was accidentally shot in head with
nail gun by a co-worker, and sustained a spinal cord injury.
$550,000 - Severe Neck Injury Settlement
Claimant was a heavy equipment mechanic who sustained a severe neck
injury after swinging a sledge hammer.
$425,000- Severe Back Injury Settlement
Claimant was in sales and installation of video equipment when he
severely injured his back while lifting a large video screen.
$377,081 - Severe Back Injury Settlement
Claimant was an engineering tech and severely injured his back when
he was lifting a manhole cover.
$350,000 - Severe Back Injury Settlement
Santa Rosa County
Claimant worked in customer service department at car dealership
and slipped on a bolt and fell to the ground.
$350,000 - Workers' Compensation - Severe Back Injury Settlement
Claimant was a manager of funeral home and severely injured his
back when he lifted a casket.
$325,245 - Severe Head/Back Injury Settlement
Claimant was walking down stairs; missed second step and fell 15
steps, severely injuring his back and head.
$300,000 - Severe Back Injury Settlement
Claimant was working as mail handler, and severely injured her back
while lifting boxes.
$278,825 - Severe Back Injury Settlement
Claimant was an office administrator at a furniture company who
sustained a severe back injury while assembling beds.
$265,247 - Severe Left Knee Injury Settlement
Claimant was an electrician who stepped into a puddle of hydraulic
fluid which caused him to slip and fallon left knee.
$250,000 - Auto Accident Settlement
Claimant was an auto repair technician who was involved in motor
vehicle accident, and sustained severe neck, back, head, right leg
and left arm/hand injuries.
The lawyers and staff of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A. are also available to help with any workers’ compensation claim in northern Florida, southern Alabama, or nearby areas. Contact us to set up a consultation with one of our Florida workers’ compensation attorneys.
Over the years, our firm has had the opportunity to assist in workers' compensation cases nationwide. Throughout Florida, our practice also encompasses Pensacola, Santa Rosa County, Panama City, Escambia, Calhoun, Gulf, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington Bay, Jackson, and Tallahassee, FL, and our work extends to Mobile, Alabama and other communities in the southeastern United States. Click here for a free case evaluation.
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