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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Q: My face got burnt by a technician who did Lazer Hair Removal on my face. Now I have a scar.

I currently get Lazer Hair Removal on my face. The owner of the shop usually does it but got a new girl to do my treatment last time. The new girl was either nervous and it burnt me twice in the same place. That same day the skin started to peel away and has now left an ugly scar or mark on my... Read more »

Domenic J. Celeste
Domenic J. Celeste answered on Oct 7, 2021

It's possible that you may be able to recover as a result of what this employee did to your face. The question is what are your damages? Damages in this situation appear to be, primarily, how much will it cost you to fix the scarring issue. If your face is something on which you rely to make... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Florida on
Q: Workers Comp Contract

I have a question. If I agree to a lump sum settlement and told my lawyer to sign it instead of me signing it at a mediation but end up emailing my lawyer telling him I changed my mind two hours letter about the settlement. Do I have to settle for whatever amount was given to me or Is the contract... Read more »

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Domenic J. Celeste answered on Oct 2, 2021

Florida Workers' comp is a little different in that it's typical to allow your attorney to sign on your behalf on the mediation agreement. If you truly do not want to proceed with the settlement and you've asked your lawyer to try and back out of the settlement, what may happen is... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Government Contracts, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Florida on
Q: Workers compensation contract

I don't remember signing a workers compensation contract. And I didn't want to be under workers compensation. I got ran over by a garbage truck. One of the workers compensation clients must of came in and had me sign their contracts when I was at the hospital under the fluence when I was... Read more »

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Domenic J. Celeste answered on Oct 2, 2021

I'm not sure what you mean by under a workers' compensation contract. Workers' compensation insurance is purchased by your employer to provide injured employees coverage for medical care and lost wages. You don't HAVE to use it to cover your medical care, but, if your health... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Workers' Compensation, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: My friend lent his boss money, the boss picked a fight with him and fired him without paying him his money back.

There was no contract

Domenic J. Celeste
Domenic J. Celeste answered on Oct 8, 2021

To me, it's not so much whether your friend may be able to sue or not because he most likely can; rather, it's whether it would be worth it to sue. This depends on how much money was lent as it might cost more to hire an attorney and go to court than what he'd be getting back. Even... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: Injured on the job

I got injured on the job. Do I have to accept worker’s compensation or can I file a lawsuit?

Domenic J. Celeste
Domenic J. Celeste answered on Oct 2, 2021

In most instances, your employer is immune from you suing it for your work-related accident/injury(ies). In very rare circumstances, you may be able to crack immunity and sue your employer. However, depending on your injuries and the circumstances of your case (a lot more information needs to be... Read more »

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