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Cotney Law: 3 Reasons Why a Workers’ Compensation Claim is Denied

By Trent Cotney Workers’ compensation fraud is a common issue that plagues all workplaces, including the construction industry. Unfortunately, there are over 30 billion dollars wrongfully allocated to claimants annually who cheat the system by successfully filing a fraudulent workers’ compensation claim. Although some of these claims are willful in nature, involving employees that falsely reported an injury, many workers’ compensation claims are made in good faith. However, that doesn’t mean they should have been… Read More

Cotney Law: Florida Workers’ Comp Insurance Rate Cut Effective January 1

By Trent Cotney On November 6, Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier issued a final order approving a 7.5% decrease for Florida workers’ compensation insurance rates. The rate cut goes into effect January 1, 2020, and applies to both new and renewal workers’ compensation insurance policies effective in Florida. Trent Cotney, PA This is the third straight year workers’ comp insurance rates have been reduced. Previously, rates for 2019 were cut by 13.9% and rates for… Read More
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