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Briefly Speaking November 2023 Editor: Felicia Wymer Authors: Libby Nelson & Travis Coleman

Dorothy and Merlanda Altesse Guardians of Employee Yolande Altesse v. Ventura Services/Golden Glades Opco LLC/Liberty Insurance Company and Benchmark Administrators JCC Weiss:   Ft. Myers District                                                      Order date:   10/12/2023 OJCC Case:   22-014026JAW                                                          Date of Accident:    5/29/2023 JCC Order:   Click Here Briefly:  Compensability – Going and Coming, Course and Scope. Summary:  […]

Briefly Speaking July 2022 Author: Felicia Wymer Editors: Yosue Ochoa & Sabrina Persaud

Jackie Vitali v. Property Care Solutions, LLC, Avalon HR, LLC JCC Walker: Pensacola District                                 Order Date: 6/10/2022 OJCC Case No: 21-017496                                         Date of Accident: 7/4/2020   E/C Counsel: Tara Said JCC Order: Click Here Briefly: Late Reporting/Compensability Summary:  The claimant, a housekeeping supervisor for the insured, filed a Petition for Benefits alleging repetitive trauma […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Update Tennessee By: Ben Norris | Nashville

Braden v. Mohawk Industries, Inc., et al.Court:                   Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board       Order Date:        3/1/2022        Order:                  Click Here Issue:                    Direct and Natural Consequences Rule Summary:           The employee, a truck driver, reported suffering a right ankle injury when he tripped and fell while unloading a strapped roll of carpet. Employee received a compensable […]

Briefly Speaking (6/7/2022)

Leonard Vassell v. Reyes Fleet Management, LLC and Indemnity Insurance Co. of North America, Sedgwick CMS JCC Lewis:   Ft. Lauderdale District                            Order date:   5/5/2022     OJCC Case:   21-015297DAL                                            Date of Accident:    5/25/2021 JCC Order:  Click Here Briefly:  Arising out of/Course & Scope, Major Contributing Cause, Witness Credibility  Summary:    The Claimant, […]

Briefly Speaking (5/9/2022)

Michael Keogh v. Haifa Limestone and Amerisure Insurance JCC Stephenson:   West Palm Beach District                           Order date:   3/29/2022 OJCC Case:   19-018823CJS                                                             Date of Accident:    2/12/2016 Victorious Attorney: Ryan Knight- Miami Office Order:   Click Here Briefly:  Permanent Total Disability Summary:    The claimant was involved in a work-related accident when he fell from […]

Briefly Speaking (4/4/2022)

Steven Silberberg v. Palm Beach County School Board and York Risk Services Group First DCA Judges: Tenanbaum, Thomas, Winokur                Order date:  2/16/2022 JCC Stephenson:   West Palm Beach District                         Order date:   11/26/2019 OJCC Case:   19-006573CJS                                                    Date of Accident:    2/21/2019 Appellate Order:   Click Here Briefly:  Compensability in the age of Valcourt    Summary:    […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (February 2022)

Michael Pendrotti v. Circle K and Constitution State ServicesJCC Young: St. Pete District Order Date: 1/18/2022OJCC Case No: 21-014083RLY Date of Accident: 6/8/021Claimant’s Counsel: Joe Rooth E/C Counsel: Ya’Sheaka C. WilliamsJCC Order: Click Here Briefly: Specialist Referral Summary: The claimant was involved in a compensable workplace accident resulting in injury to her wrist, back, and […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (3/11/21)

Edgardo Rossy v. W.S. Badcock Corporation and Commercial Risk Management, Inc. JCC Arthur: Lakeland District                                       Order Date: 2/12/2021 OJCC Case: # 20-012782                                               Date of Accident: 5/24/2020 , 6/29/2020 Claimant’s Counsel:     Pat T. DiCesare                         E/C Counsel: Juliana L. Curtis JCC Order: Click Here   Briefly: Intervening Accident, Arising out of/Course & Scope Summary:  The […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (11/25/20)

Adriana Santiago v. SBA Communication Corp. JCC Hedler:   West Palm Beach District                            Order date:   11/4/2020  OJCC Case:   20-001834TAH                                          Date of Accident:   11/25/2019 Claimant’s Counsel:   Brian Vassallo                          […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (11/13/20)

Bruce Lieske v. Airco Aviation Services, LLC and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. JCC Owens: Port St. Lucie District                               Order Date: 10/12/2020 OJCC Case: # 20-008054                                               Date of Accident: 11/11/2019 Claimant’s Counsel:     Richard Robbins                       E/C Counsel: Scott B. Miller JCC Order: Click Here   Briefly: Major Contributing Cause Summary:  The claimant sustained a heart attack, […]