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Can I Sue My Employer After Being Injured At Work?

As a partner that oversees the Workers’ Compensation department at Michles & Booth, I have worked with numerous injured workers. One of the most frequent asked questions is about whether or not you can sue your employer after you have been injured on the job. I want to go over that question in this article so that you better understand your…

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Florida Dream Athletics, an AAU basketball organization

We believe in Florida Dreams!

Florida Dream Athletics, an AAU basketball organization, provides competitive basketball to boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 17. Director and Head Coach, Mr. Christopher Bell, says his mission is simple. “One team. One dream.” Since 2015, twelve Florida Dream players have received athletic scholarships to various colleges across the country. “I encourage my kids to not only…

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Common Concerns About Workers’ Compensation Claims

Many times people who have been injured at work ask us “Do I have a workers’ comp claim? If so, how is it valued? Can I settle my workers’ comp claim?” Due to the nature of workers’ compensation, many injured workers are concerned about their medical treatment and compensation for lost wages, pain, and suffering. Here, we have provided answers…

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How Doctors Are Selected In Workers’ Compensation Cases

As an injured worker, the Workers’ Compensation process can be overwhelming and frustrating, particularly when it comes to getting medical treatment for your injuries. We have talked with many workers who have run into similar issues, with long delays to see doctors, with not having a choice in which doctor they see, and with worry over whether they’ll be able…

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What Is Maximum Medical Improvement?

Many workers are faced with injuries that prevent them from returning to work for weeks. When that happens, they should receive workers’ comp while pursuing medical treatment for their injuries. But there will come a time when the weekly benefit checks stop. What happens next is one of the most contested parts of the Workers’ Compensation program. Why did my…

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Three Common SSD Application Mistakes

The last thing you want to hear is that your application for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income has been denied because of an avoidable mistake. We often talk with clients who attempted to file on their own and made one of these 3 mistakes. Even with the help of a lawyer, it can be difficult to impossible to correct…

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Commonly Asked Questions About Disability Cases

Applying for disability is a challenging task that can take many months to complete. Here at Michles & Booth, we help many individuals apply for social security disability. We often are asked these 6 questions when someone is considering getting help applying for disability. We want to take a moment to discuss these questions with you. How do I know…

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Escambia County Jail Explosion Victims Seek Class Action Settlement

Michles & Booth is pleased to announce a significant development in the ongoing litigation against Escambia County and a number of other Defendants arising out of the April 30, 2014 explosion at Escambia County’s Central Booking and Detention Facility.  Just over two years ago our firm filed a lawsuit against a number of Defendants on behalf of the victims that…

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Commonly Asked Questions About Injury Cases

In this article, we are going to be addressing some of the most common questions that are asked in regard to personal injury cases. Personal injury cases can range from car accidents to dog bites to slip and falls. Hopefuly, this article will provide some guidance to you if you have been recently injured in one of these unfortunate circumstances….

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SSDI versus SSI

We get a lot of questions about disability programs, how they are different, and if they can work together to the benefit of a disabled individual. In this blog post, I want to talk to you about Social Security Disability Insurance versus Supplemental Security Income, so you can have a better understanding of the disability programs available to you. These…

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