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… 
Continue Reading

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…. 
Continue Reading

Florida Bodily Injury Liability Insurance

Does Florida Require Bodily Injury Liability Insurance? Unfortunately, Florida is a state that does not require bodily injury liability coverage in most instances. Bodily injury liability coverage is that coverage found on automobile insurance policies that will cover the at-fault vehicle’s owner or driver for damages caused to others as a result of a car accident…. 
Continue Reading