Michael Roth v. The Home Depot USA, Inc. and Illinois National Insurance Company, Helmsman Mgmt Services

In Michael Roth v. The Home Depot USA, Inc. and Illinois National Insurance Company, Helmsman Mgmt Services a settlement was entered prior to this hearing in the amount of $82,348.84. From the settlement Claimant agreed to pay Counsel a fee of $25,848.84 pursuant to the representation agreement. The timesheet presented by counsel showed 38.3 hours of labor. The contract executed by Claimant called for a 33.3%, and the claimed fee is less, about 31%. The hourly rate amounted to $696.73 which the JCC found to be unreasonable and not in compliance with the Lee Engineering factors. The claimed fee to be paid by the Claimant of $25,848.84 is DENIED, without prejudice.

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