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Florida Workers’ Compensation Act

Let Us Put Our Years of Experience, Training and Expertise Representing Florida Workers’ Compensation Act Cases to Work for You

Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach County Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Our lawyers at the Law Offices of Gillis, Mermell and Pacheco, P.A., have a combined 60 plus years of experience in protecting the rights of injured workers.

We know how to effectively and efficiently get you the benefits you deserve under the Florida Workers’ Compensation laws.

We will fight for you to obtain two thirds of your salary for the time that you are unable to work, and we will strive to make sure that you get reasonable and necessary medical care for your work related injuries.

Securing Excellent Settlements

Our experienced Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act lawyers are adept at securing large cash settlements for our clients.

Please visit Verdicts and Settlements to view some of the excellent results we have obtained for our clients during the past 20 years.

Committed to Your Worker’s Compensation Rights

We are committed to helping our clients collect workers’ compensation for any injuries that occur at the workplace.

We will stand by you and your family members from the beginning to the end. Our attorneys work for you and your goals.

While many cases result in very favorable lump-sum cash settlements, we have considerable experience with litigating cases through trial and appeal when necessary.




Handling All Kinds of Injuries

We can help with any work-related injury. Some of the injuries we have handled in the past include :

  • Repetitive Use Injuries (such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Aggravation of Pre-Existing Injuries
  • Back and Neck Injuries
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Amputations
  • Loss of Hearing or Eyesight
  • Closed Head Injuries
  • Brain Damage
  • Severe Burns
  • Wrongful Death

Confronting Intimidating Insurance Companies

Many insurance companies or company representatives try to prevent employees from seeking compensation benefits, or claim that their injuries are neither serious nor work-related.

An untreated or underserved workplace injury affects your health, your finances, and your family. It might also affect your career. That’s why It is important to speak with an experienced attorney as soon as you are injured.

By getting an experienced lawyer on your side early, you can ensure that your rights are both protected and respected.

Florida Bar Board-Certified Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Mr. Mermell is board-certified in the area of Florida Workers’ Compensation Law, and has been since 1995. In order to become board certified in Florida Workers’ Compensation Law, a lawyer must devote himself to handling injured workers’ claims, go to trial in at least 25 cases, demonstrate substantial involvement in contested workers’ compensation cases sufficient to demonstrate special competence as a workers’ compensation lawyer, pass a rigorous peer review, demonstrate continued devotion to legal education in the worker’s compensation laws and pass a difficult and extensive examination.

Mr. Mermell has tried over 100 cases under the Florida Workers’ Compensation laws, he has handled over 750 mediations and he has represented more than 1,500 injured workers.

Mr. Mermell has also successfully handled the appeals of injured workers to the First District Court of Appeals. Mr. Mermell is recognized as an expert under the Florida Workers’ Compensation Laws by his peers and by the Judges of Workers’ Compensation Claims.

Over 6000 Claims

filed on behalf of injured workers.

Including claims of injured workers under the Defense Base Act, Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, and Florida Workers' Compensation Act. We are experienced workers' comp attorneys, with a proven track record of securing excellent results for injured workers, for more than 20 years.

Call us now to discuss your case, a free consultation, no obligations!  305-595-3350

Get Your Free Case Consultation

If you would like to get a FREE evaluation on your Defense Base Act, Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act,  Florida Workers' Compensation Act, or any other injury case, please provide us with your specific details.

We are committed to each of our clients. We vow to serve you and your case to the best of our abilities.

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