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 Florida Heart and Lung Bill under F.S. 112.18 provides an evidentiary presumption for first responders which relieves them of the obligation to prove that their heart disease or hypertension was caused ... Read More
Honolulu, HI (WorkersCompensation.com) - Even though many states have legalized marijuana on a recreational or medical basis, there is still a lot of confusion regarding how marijuana dispensaries are to ... Read More
Los Angeles, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - As previously reported in WorkersCompensation.com, Blac Chyna, an American model and entrepreneur, is in the midst of a legal dispute against the family of her ... Read More
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Anyone who’s anyone has a Facebook these days. To most people, social media is a way to connect with friends and post funny pictures. However, social media can ... Read More
Philadelphia, PA (WorkersCompensation.com) - Southwest Flight 1380 experienced left engine problems and was forced to make an emergency landing in mid-April. The flight, heading from New York to Dallas, ... Read More
Upcoding is the practice of a medical provider billing a medical event on a more expensive code than the service that the provider actually gave to the patient. Upcoding can occur in four different ... Read More
Vaping is the new smoking. Employers are struggling with how to deal with employees using e-cigarettes in the workplace. Lawmakers in many states have created laws either banning the use of e-cigarettes or ... Read More
Now is a great time to give an update on new workers’ comp legislation around the country.
In Ohio, the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is expanding funding for firefighters who are exposed ... Read More
By now, we have all heard about the terrible FIU Bridge collapse that tragically claimed multiple lives.
Investigators have now confirmed that workers were adjusting tension rods at the time the ... Read More