Florida Division of Workers Compensation

Each state has its own state agency that acts as resources who also ensures that workers compensation in the state is working accordingly and correctly. Florida Division of Workers Compensation is one example. This organization is the state agency that manages problems involving workers compensation in US state Florida.
Workers compensation has been a legal part that is required to be fulfilled by corporation of small business to be able to make it functional. The benefit of workers compensation is aimed for employees as their part of rights during working. Each state of US has different way of law to enact and apply workers compensation to their state.

Workers Compensation Resources of Florida

The division provides completes resources about workers compensation for all agents that involved in the matter which are employees, employers, health care provider, and insurance companies. The division is in no way to be responsible about the workers compensation claim, but the division is to ensure that the claims are being adjusted and reimbursed properly.
The organizational structure of Florida Division of Workers Compensation consist of several bureau which are Bureau of Compliance, Bureau of Data Quality and Collection, Bureau of Employee Assistance and Ombudsman Office, Bureau of Financial Accountability, Bureau of Monitoring and Audit, and Medical Service Section. Each bureau has its own task to manage workers compensation. Each also has its own chief responsible in order to ensure that the division is working and functioning properly from inside of bureau.

Employers who Needs Workers Compensation Coverage

According to the FAQ page of the division, there are three kinds of those who needs to be covered with workers compensation: (1) construction employers who have one or more employees including any non-exempt business owners; (2) Agriculture – when there are 6 regular employees and/or 12 seasonal workers who work more than 30 days during a season but no more than a total of 45 days in a calendar year (3) non-construction employers who have four or more employees including any non-exempt business owners. 

Injuries Which Are Not Covered

The division provides the answer of the question what injuries are not covered by workers compensation. The law does not provide coverage for the several conditions. The conditions are in the following paragraph.
The first is work related condition that causes an employee to have fear of dislike for another individual because of the individual’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or handicap. Second is mental or nervous injury due to stress, fright, or excitement. The third is “pain and suffering” has been never compensable in Florida, and do does any other state.
The employer may not sue an injured worker for causing a catastrophe not can injured worker sue the employer for their injury. This makes it possible for workers who are injured to receive immediate medical treatment. The treatment will be at no cost to injured worker. It is done without any consideration for who was at fault, whether it is the employer or the employee.
In civil law, negligence must be established through litigation before any compensation is awarded. For further information and references for all the parties involved in workers compensation, it is advised to read ones that are released by Florida Division of Workers Compensation.

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