Orlando Workers Compensation Attorneys Defend Florida Businesses
Helping to protect the state’s businesses for 38 years
Many Florida businesses carry workers compensation insurance and must deal with workers compensation claims. While injured employees may have the right to compensation for medical expenses and lost wages, employers also have the right to their protections under the law. Gierach and Gierach, P.A. represents employers in workers compensation defense, serving clients in Orlando, Maitland, Winter Park and throughout Florida.
An Orlando workers compensation attorney, John Gierach is a board-certified specialist in workers compensation law by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education. He has more than 38 years of legal experience defending the rights of businesses in workers compensation cases. Companies of all sizes rely on his skill and extensive knowledge to protect them against unjust claims.
Florida workers compensation law
Florida workers compensation law requires that construction industry businesses with one or more part-time or full-time employees (including the owner) and other industry businesses with four or more part-time or full-time employees carry workers compensation insurance. Business owners must comply with Florida workers compensation laws, which include posting a workers compensation notice that contains insurance carrier information, the policy expiration date and an anti-fraud statement. They must also report deaths from work-related injuries or illness within 24 hours to the Florida Division of Workers' Compensation, which is part of the Florida Department of Financial Services.
Legal problems with workers compensation
Our workers compensation attorneys help Orlando businesses address claims that are:
Workers compensation fraud in Florida is a serious offense, classified as a third-degree felony. Workers commit fraud when, through false or misleading information, they intentionally and knowingly act to deceive an employer, insurance company or self-insured workers compensation program about injury.
A highly experienced workers compensation attorney at Gierach and Gierach, P.A. can investigate claims against your business and determine their validity. We also evaluate the accuracy of requested compensation amounts by collaborating with doctors about the extent of injury. Many workers compensation cases settle without resorting to litigation. In the event an employee brings a lawsuit or you face workers compensation violations, we can provide legal defense to avert unfavorable consequences.
Contact us for an experienced workers compensation defense attorney
Through the skilled and experienced legal representation of our workers compensation attorney with Gierach and Gierach, P.A., you can safeguard your business interests. Call our law firm at 407-545-5744 or (844) 431-0813, or contact us online today to schedule your free initial consultation. We also assist people from outside Florida.