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.
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
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Sexual harassment has been in the news lately with multiple media moguls being targeted and some taken down, while the #metoo movement is attempting to combat sexual ... Read More
Tallahassee, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Parkland shooting saw one of the most horrific school shootings in the history of the United States. Many of the first responders who arrived on the scene had ... Read More
Ergonomics is the applied science of arranging the work environment so people can interact with it more efficiently and safely. Ergonomics can prevent musculoskeletal disorders to body parts such as the ... Read More
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