Roberto Choc v. 21st Century Roofing, LLC, Johnson Roofing Solutions, LLC, Varner Inc. d/b/a Southern Roofing, Inc., and Accident Fund Insurance Company of America

In Roberto Choc v. 21st Century Roofing, LLC, Johnson Roofing Solutions, LLC, Varner Inc. d/b/a Southern Roofing, Inc., and Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Johnson Roofing moved for summary final order dismissal arguing that it was not the general contractor or an insured subcontractor. The JCC found that the statute differentiated between “a contractor” and “the contractor” referring to language in the statute that states “each subcontractor who sublets a portion of his contract becomes a “contractor,” there is a difference under Florida Statute section 440.10 between a subcontractor that “carries workers’ compensation insurance” and a “general contractor”. The JCC found that Johnson Roofing Solutions was not “the contractor”. Johnson Roofing Solutions, LLC’s Motion for Summary Final Order is GRANTED. Johnson Roofing Solutions, LLC is dismissed as a party

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