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Panama City Beach Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

Pursuing Compensation for Injured Workers 

It's normal to feel scared and uncertain after a workplace accident. As if immediate health concerns stemming from workplace injuries aren't stressful enough, injured workers in Florida often deal with an onslaught of additional concerns, from paying rent and mortgages to financially supporting their families to having a job to come back to. In these cases, workers' compensation benefits can give injured workers the financial support and recovery time they need to heal. 

At Perry & Young, P.A., our Panama City Beach workers’ comp lawyers have over 15 years of experience advocating for injured workers. Our firm is dedicated to seeking full and fair compensation for workers and their loved ones after workplace accidents, from traumatic brain injuries (TBI) to occupational illnesses to broken bones and fractures. Regardless of the severity of your injury, our attorneys can fight for the justice you deserve, allowing you to focus on making a swift and safe recovery. 

If you or a loved one was a victim of medical malpractice, our dedicated lawyers are here to help. Call (850) 215-7777 to request a free consultation.

Protecting Injured Workers in Florida Since 2008

Since 2008, our skilled workers’ comp lawyers at Perry & Young, P.A. have protected the rights of injured workers in Panama City Beach and beyond. Our diverse legal background in employment law and personal injury law makes our firm well-equipped to represent injured workers in various workers’ comp cases, from appealing a denied claim to filing for benefits to medical disputes. If you were injured on the job, it’s imperative to secure trusted representation as soon as possible to seek fair compensation. Reach out to our office to learn how we can guide your steps with wisdom and clarity.   

Contact us online to discuss your case with a workers' compensation attorney in Panama City Beach.

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What Isn’t Covered Under Florida Workers’ Comp?

While workers' compensation laws are designed to encompass a broad spectrum of employment-related injuries and illnesses, there are certain situations where an injury may not be covered. These include:

  • Injuries that occur while an employee was committing a serious crime or under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Self-inflicted injuries, such as those that occur when an employee intentionally hurts themselves
  • Injuries sustained while an employee was violating company policy or engaging in horseplay
  • Injuries that happen while the employee wasn't on the job or participating in a work-related activity

Workers’ compensation cases can be complex and often require professional legal evaluation. As workers’ comp attorneys, workers can rely on our team to guide them through the legal complexities of determining workers’ comp eligibility and filing a claim.

Additionally, some types of employees, such as independent contractors and certain agricultural workers, may not be covered under workers' compensation laws. Consulting with a workers' compensation attorney is a crucial first step to determining whether you may be eligible for workers' comp benefits. 

If you were wrongfully injured, our lawyers can help determine an effective legal recourse for your unique needs. Call (850) 215-7777 to discuss your case. 

Your Dedicated Attorneys

  • You Only Pay When You Collect

    Our work is conducted on a contingent fee basis. This means that you pay nothing unless we make a recovery on your behalf.

  • Experienced Trial Attorneys

    Each case is assigned to a lead attorney and a supporting attorney. This ensures continuity during the legal process and enables us to provide responsive service.

  • Hundreds of Millions Recovered

    At Perry & Young Law Firm, we take pride in championing the rights of our clients. We have secured hundreds of millions for our clients. 

Common Workplace Injuries in Florida

Workplace accidents can happen in any industry, especially in high-risk fields like construction and healthcare. While the causes and severity of workplace injuries will inevitably vary based on various factors, it’s crucial for every employee to know and exercise their rights following a workplace injury. 

Common types of workplace injuries include

  • Head injuries 
  • Sprains and strains 
  • Neck and back injuries 
  • Burns and disfigurement
  • Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) 
  • Repetitive motion injuries, such as carpal tunnel

In Florida, tens of thousands of workers are injured on the job every year. That’s why our Panama City Beach workers' comp lawyers are passionate about defending the rights of injured workers and ensuring they receive the compensation they deserve.

Are Florida Employers Required to Carry Workers’ Comp? 

Under state law, workers' compensation is mandatory for most employers to carry. However, specific coverages vary based on numerous factors, including the type of employment industry, the number of employees on staff, and entity organization. Consider this overview of workers’ comp requirements for employers: 

  • Construction Industry: All construction-related employers with at least one employee are required to carry workers' compensation coverage regardless of company size, including corporate officers and limited liability companies (LLCs). 
  • Non-Construction Industries: Any non-construction employer with four or more employees must carry workers' comp, including corporate officers and limited liability companies (LLCs). 
  • Agricultural Industry: Employers in the agricultural industry with six or more employees and/or twelve or more seasonal workers who work more than 30 days in one season (and/or more than 45 days in the same calendar year) are required to carry workers’ comp coverage under state law. 
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Client's Love Us

At Perry & Young, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "This law firm is who you need to call if you have an injury."

    This law firm is who you need to call if you have an injury. I had the pleasure of working with Ryan and team; all who were prompt and knowledgeable both in informing me of updates or answering any questions I had. Thank you again!

    - Ann D.
    "They treated me like family."
    Perry & Young Law Firm represented me with my discrimination case. Mrs. Jeanetta Brown conducted my intake and was a great pleasure to work with! From the beginning of initial contact to the end of my settlement, they treated me like family. The defendants wanted to treat me as a nuance, but my Perry & Young Law Firm didn’t treat me as such and made sure I was fairly compensated. I appreciate their patience, handling my case with care, and respect!
    - Brittany P.
    "I have recommended several clients to Phillip Stamman and he has provided excellent guidance."

    This firm is the most professional company. I have recommended several clients to Phillip Stamman and he has provided excellent guidance. He has an exceptionally strong eye for detail that has been a benefit to his clients.

    - Myra H.
    "Perry and Young is a fantastic Law firm to work with!"

    Perry and Young is a fantastic Law firm to work with! I have personally worked with Ted Howell on multiple occasions and he has been kind, professional, and extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend Ted and Perry Young.

    - Christopher A.
    "They are dedicated to helping you and will go above and beyond for you."
    I have used Ted Howell and Trina at this firm to help me for my claim and have referred other people as well to them that they have helped. They are dedicated to helping you and will go above and beyond for you. You will never have to wonder what is going on with your case as they always keep you in the loop. I highly recommend Ted and Trina if you need someone in your corner!
    - Hollie H.
    "I want to Thank and Applaud P&Y Firm for supporting the Accident Scene Management class"
    I want to Thank and Applaud P&Y Firm for supporting the Accident Scene Management class this past weekend. Not only did they make it affordable for motorcyclists to take this life saving class, they provided lunch with Mike Zinszer Atty present to share info on insurance tips and legal info specifically for people who ride.
    - Cynthia L.
    "Lance Berry genuinely and sincerely has compassion for others."
    I’m so very grateful for choosing this firm. Also I highly recommend Lance Berry! He has went above and beyond to help me. He genuinely and sincerely has compassion for others. He was very kind and understanding about my injuries and situations. Thank you so very much for everything you’ve done. I am forever grateful and will spread the word to anyone I know whom needs help after an accident!!!
    - Jennifer W.
    "The staff at this establishment are so warm and welcoming"
    Seriously so thankful to have found this firm. The staff at this establishment are so warm and welcoming and they are sharks they work hard you and put your needs first. Their communication is top tier they are patient and explain things to you so you can understand them. Thank you so much team Phillip you guys rock!
    - Lisa D.

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