Bruce Burk is an experienced workers' compensation defense attorney located in South Florida. He has also worked in civil litigation and criminal defense, handling more than 40 trials, both jury and non-jury. Burk received his law degree from the University of South Carolina and his bachelor's degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University.
The State of Florida legalized medical marijuana on Nov. 08, 2016 when state voters approved Amendment 2 by more than a 70% vote. However, the Florida Legislature put statute 381.986(15) into law which ... Read More
Just recently, we received news of another school shooting, this time in Kentucky, where two people died and many were injured. It seems every month now we hear of another senseless act of violence. In the ... Read More
2018 has just begun and now is the time when everyone is making their new year’s resolutions. Now is a great time to talk about employee wellness programs while everyone is striving to get healthier ... Read More
Recently, industry expert Peter Rousmaniere explored how artificial intelligence (AI) could work for comp here. Artificial Intelligence is changing the way people work, receive information, and organize ... Read More
A formulary is a list of FDA-approved prescription drugs that an injured worker could be prescribed during treatment for a workers’ compensation injury. Formularies are used in order to save costs, ... Read More
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Nobody plans to get hurt on the job. However, accidents happen. When they do, injured workers have two choices. First, they could seek medical treatment under their ... Read More
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is a federal entity which issues guidelines for safety in the workplace. Many people do not know that when they go to their job, OSHA guidelines could ... Read More
Rousmaniere: How to Improve Surgical Outcomes Many injured workers who undergo spinal surgery fail to benefit from it. There are two main explanations. One is that the surgeon did a procedure that was not really suited for the spinal problem. ...