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Andrew Johnson v. Brevard County Board of Commissioners

Andrew Johnson v. Brevard County Board of Commissioners was an appeal of a Florida Workers Compensation case concerning the use of fat burner supplements. The claimant consumed Performix and Cellucor C4, causing him to suffer from a heart attack. The E/C’s IME testified that the heart attack was caused by the two supplements, which can …

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James Yeago v. Federal Express Corporation and Sedgwick CMS

The petition for benefits in the Florida workers compensation case of James Yeago v. Federal Express Corporation was solved at the final hearing. The claimant was compensated for the injury and given an authorized doctor, who placed the claimant at an MMI of 0%. No restrictions were placed on the claimant, and the claimant only …

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Ralph Williams, Jr. v. Waste Management of Orlando and Gallagher Bassett Services

The Florida workers compensation case of Ralph Williams, Jr. v. Waste Management of Orlando and Gallagher Bassett Services regarded a violent incident between two employees. The claimant was shot in an altercation with a coworker, and was diagnosed with post traumatic stress syndrome and major depressive disorder without an MMI. The E/C denied compensation on …

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Claudia Torres-Restrepo v. South Florida Security Group Inc.

In the case of Claudia Torres-Restrepo v. South Florida Security Group Inc., the claimant fell and injured herself at work. The E/C offered workers’ compensation for the resulting knee injury. The claimant later visited an unauthorized doctor who diagnosed her with bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. The claimant’s visit with this doctor was both unauthorized and …

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Alejandro Fernandez v. Techno Cable Wiring and MSA Group

In the case of Alejandro Fernandez v. Techno Cable Wiring and MSA Group, the claimant suffered an injury and was transported to the hospital for treatment. His medical care continued and shortly after one of his doctor’s visits, he was diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation and transported for further treatment. Following the case of Spacal v. …

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Jose Alvarado Ortiz v. Arrez Brothers Carpentry LLC

In Jose Alvarado Ortiz v. Arrez Brothers Carpentry LLC, the claimant was awarded compensation for an industrial accident three years prior. The E/C discovered that the claimant was an undocumented worker, working under a false name and social security number. The E/C denied compensability with a fraud defense. This was refuted due to Florida Statute …

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