Ronald Shomaker v. Polk County Board of County Commissioners and Commercial Risk Management, Inc.

In Ronald Shomaker v. Polk County Board of County Commissioners and Commercial Risk Management, Inc. the Claimant filed a Verified Petition for Attorney’s Fees and Costs. The value of all of the benefits secured is $179,129.80. The value of the indemnity benefits is $177,497.80. A statutory fee solely on the indemnity benefits is $18,499.78. The JCC reviewed counsel’s timesheet and found that 76.87 is a reasonable amount of time spent by counsel. The statutory fee is equivalent to $242.79 which the JCC found is not an unreasonable fee when reduced to an hourly amount. The JCC ultimately AWARDED claimant’s attorney fees in the sum of $18,662.98.

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