Workers Compensation Claims Time Limitations

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A statute of limitations is a law that bars claims after a certain period of time passes after an injury. The period of time varies depending on the jurisdiction and the type of claim.

For purposes of workers’ compensation cases in Florida, the statute of limitations would end a person’s right to claim benefits or seek compensation and/or damages unless the injured worker meets certain conditions. For any date of accident after January 1, 1994, a claim or Petition for Benefits is forever barred unless it is filed within 1) two years of the day of injury or 2) after the initial two years, within one year of the last payment of compensation or provision of remedial treatment, care or attendance…