Russell Robinson v. City of Orlando and Relation Insurance Services of Florida

In Russell Robinson v. City of Orlando and Relation Insurance Services of Florida Counsel for claimant secured a closed period of PTD benefits and sought attorneys fees that were greater than the guideline fee based on the hours spent in prosecuting the claims. The value of benefits obtained were approximately $275k resulting in a guideline fee of 28k. The verified petition alleged 266.80 hours within the range of $300 to $400 per hour. The E/C countered that only 138.50 hours at $275 per hour were reasonably incurred in the successful prosecution of the claims. Claimant’s attorney fees AWARDED in the sum of $46,695.00.

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