Auto Injury Claim Settled? Don’t Let Your Attorney Recover Absurd Costs

Some law firms may pad their fees by recovering questionable costs Over the course of the last few years, I have had occasion to review several closing or settlement statements from other law firms, and some of the costs recovered appear unreasonable or excessive. A closing statement is a final accounting that a law firm… 
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Florida Firefighters Diagnosed with Cancer Should Receive Same Presumption as Majority of Country

Mounting Evidence Supports a Causal Link Between Firefighters and Cancer As noted in my recent article about hypertension in first responders, Florida does not currently recognize cancer as a covered occupational disease for firefighters or other first responders. This places Florida in the minority, as over 35 states have laws on the books that include some… 
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Firefighters and Law Enforcement: Should Your Employer Cover the Costs of Hypertension Maintenance? (Part 1)

Firefighters and Law Enforcement Officers: Should Your Employer Cover the Costs of Hypertension Maintenance? There has been a lot of attention on social media about Florida’s failure to include cancer as a compensable work related illness for professional Firefighters and Officers. I thought I would write a few articles on Florida’s “Heart & Lung” statute…. 
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