Keyonna Abdul v. Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and Underwriters Safety and Claims

In Keyonna Abdul v. Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and Underwriters Safety and Claims although claimant argued she was not bound by any settlement because she had not personally signed anything stating an enforceable agreement had been entered, the email exchange between counsels contravened her position. Claimant attended the E/C motion to enforce hearing, but offered no testimony. Based on the content and language of the subject emails, the JCC concluded claimant had provided clear and unequivocal authority to her counsel to negotiate and enter the settlement agreement. E/C motion GRANTED.

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