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Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (8/24/20)

Ivan Lopez v. Girl Scouts of Citrus Council, Inc. JCC Sojourner:   Orlando District                        Order date:   7/16/2020      OJCC Case:   19-015951MES                              Date of Accident:    3/28/2018 Pro Se Claimant:   Ivan Lopez                              E/C’s Counsel:   Morgan A. Indek JCC Order:  Click Here Briefly:  Compensability  Summary:    The pro se Claimant sought compensability of […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (8/3/20)

Donald Barry v. B Hoover Ventures Inc. and Employers Preferred Insurance Company JCC Humphries: Jacksonville District               Order Date: 6/19/2020 OJCC Case: # 19-028179                                               Date of Accident: 10/16/2019 Claimant’s Counsel:     Yuli Kotler                                 E/C Counsel: Colin J. McLean JCC Order: Click Here   Briefly: No Accident/Injury Summary:  The claimant alleged he suffered a work-related accident while […]

Briefly Speaking – FL Case Law Updates: Attorney Fee Issue (7/7/20)

ATTORNEY FEE ISSUE Carlton Dawson v. Dynamic Precision Group JCC Johnson: West Palm Beach                       Order Date: June 12, 2020 OJCC Case: 19-005502                                     JCC Order: Click Here Claimant’s Counsel: Michelle McGhee               E/C’s Counsel: Mike Kiner Hourly Fee […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (4/8/20)

Edgar Santana v. EFN West Palm Motor Sales JCC Hedler:   West Palm Beach District                      Order date:   2/28/2020   OJCC Case:   19-004619TAH                                           Date of Accident:   1/24/2019 Claimant’s Counsel:   Marcos R. Gonzalez                E/C’s Counsel:   Sal Richardson JCC Order:   Click Here Briefly:  Compensability Summary:    The Claimant was involved in a motor […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (3/30/20)

Marek Krysiak v. City of Kissimmee, Toho Water Authority, Preferred Gov’t Claims Solutions JCC Sculco: Orlando District                                        Order Date: 2/13/2020 1 DCA Case #: 1D18-5241 OJCC Case: # 18-005944                                               Date of Accident: 10/12/2016 Appellant’s Counsel:    Will B. Ramhofer;                     Appellee’s Counsel: Kristen L. Magana JCC Order: Click Here   DCA Opinion: Click Here Briefly: […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (2/3/20)

School District of Indian River County/Ascension Benefits v. Edward Cruce, deceased First DCA Judges: Thomas, Ray, Wolf                Order date: 11/27/2019 JCC Dietz: Sebastian/Melbourne District          Order date: 7/21/2017 OJCC Case: 16-021570RLD                              […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (12/31/19)

Michelle Willis v. City of Ormond Beach Police Dept. and Relation Insurance Services of Florida JCC Anderson: Daytona Beach District                                    Order Date: 10/11/2019 OJCC# 19-004548                                                                      Date of Accident: 4/28/2015 E/C Counsel: George Helm                                                      Claimant’s Counsel: Jon E. Benzette                              JCC Order: Click Here                        […]

Briefly Speaking – FL Case Law Updates (10/1/19)

Corripio, Luis R. vs. Coastal Export Inc. JCC Jacobs: Miami District                                     Order Date: 9/16/2019 OJCC Case:   18-026824JIJ, 19-002249JIJ             Date of Accident: 11/1/2016, 3/7/2017      Claimant’s Counsel:  Richard J. Dolan, II               E/C’s Counsel:  Janetlee Garcia JCC Order: Click Here Briefly:  TPD/Voluntary Limitation of Income Summary:  The Claimant injured his left arm at work on 11/1/2016, and […]

Briefly Speaking – Attorney Fees Issue (8/7/19)

Grisel Hernandez Garcia v. Napa Auto Parts JCC Jacobs: Miami District                          Order Date: July 11, 2019 OJCC Case: 17-022286                         JCC Order: Click Here Claimant’s Counsel: James Payer                     E/C’s Counsel: Kurt Wirsing Hourly Fee Awarded: $335 per hour (based upon a statutory fee) Summary: Claimant’s counsel had a valid Miles fee agreement with the claimant. The […]

Briefly Speaking – Case Law Updates (7/22/19)

Phillips, Patricia vs. Leon County Public Works & Preferred Government Claims Solutions & Mary Elizabeth Cruickshank First DCA Judges: Makar, Winokur, & Thomas    Order Date: 7/9/2019 JCC Lazzara: Tallahassee District                           Order Date: 10/15/2018 OJCC Case:   14-028030JLN                                               Date of Accident: 6/26/2012         Appellants Counsel:   Randall T. Porcher                 Appellee’s Counsel:  Mary Cruickshank […]