If you’ve been injured on the job, you are not responsible to pay for the treatment of your workplace injury. Medical bills should be paid by your employer or its workers’ compensation insurance carrier.
But what happens if you’re sent the medical bill and the hospital or medical provider starts hounding you for payment?
Fortunately, Florida and federal fair debt collection laws protect injured workers from demands for payment of bills they don’t owe. If you’re…
We’re excited to introduce Manta Law, a Tampa-area law firm fighting
for Florida patients who are being harassed over medical debts and other
Why focus on medical debt collection?
We know how serious the problem is.
A recent survey from The Commonwealth Fund found that millions
of Americans are struggling to pay their medical bills and have substantial medical
debt. Forty-one percent of working-age Americans — or 72 million people — have
medical bill problems or are paying off medical…
The Florida Bar’s Consumer Protection Law Committee has appointed Janelle A. Weber, founder of Manta Law, as Chair of the Outreach Subcommitee.
this role, Ms. Weber will manage the Consumer Protection Law Committee’s
purpose of the Consumer Protection Law Committee is to “educate consumers and
Bar members about consumer protection laws and current issues through such
means as public outreach events, public service messages, CLE programs,
consumer publications, non-partisan technical assistance memoranda on proposed
legislation, and providing expert resources to The Florida…
Florida Bar Appoints Janelle Weber to Consumer Committee