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Abel N. Trujillo v. Fedex Corp. and Indemnity Insurance Co. of North America

In Abel N. Trujillo v. Fedex Corp. and Indemnity Insurance Co. of North America the issue is Claimant’s correct average weekly wage and the adjustment of prior indemnity benefits paid to reflect any increase. The Claimant argues that he is entitled to an increase of his AWW to $600.00 based on full-time wages of 40 …

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Rita Noa v. City of Aventura and Florida League of Cities

In Rita Noa v. City of Aventura and Florida League of Cities Claimant is an executive assistant for the City of Aventura Police Department. Claimant sustained a compensable injury and continued to work receiving her annual merit bonus. Claimant then filed a petition seeking an adjustment to her AWW based off the annual merit bonus …

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Tiffany A. Aronoff v. Department of Corrections

Tiffany A. Aronoff v. Department of Corrections (Division of Risk management) | Orlando Workers Comp In the case of Tiffany A. Aronoff v. Department of Corrections, the claimant contracted Covid-19 in their place of work. The employer agreed to compensate the claim but the two parties disputed over the average weekly wage (AWW). The employer …

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Edwin Bates v. Department of Corrections

The Lakeland workers’ compensation case of Edwin Bates v. Department of Corrections concerned a claimant’s heart attack. Medical care and temporary total disability (TTD) benefits were granted, and the claimant underwent treatment before being placed at maximum medical improvement (MMI). The claimant attempted to claim compensation for a psychiatric condition resulting from the accident but …

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Elvis Rodriguez Reyes v. JR Work Forming LLC and Florida Citrus

In the Miami workers compensation case of Elvis Rodriguez Reyes v. JR Work Forming LLC and Florida Citrus concerned three issues; the provision of average weekly wage (AWW), temporary indemnity benefits, and compensation. After the claimant’s workplace accident, the E/C determined his AWW to be nothing. They claimed that since the claimant had yet to …

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Joseph Dejoie v. Broward Health North and North Broward Hospital District

Joseph Dejoie suffered an accident in 2020 that was compensated and authorized. The case of Joseph Dejoie v. Broward Health North and North Broward Hospital District focused on the claimant’s contention that their Group Term Life Insurance (GTL) should be included in the Average Weekly Wage (AWW). Following Florida Statute 440.14(1)(a), the claimant provided proof …

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Rodrigo Camacho v. Kim’s Painting/Norguard, NV Acquisition Mgmt, Epic Development

The case of Rodrigo Camacho involved three different E/C’s; Kim’s Painting/Norguard (E/C#1), NV Acquisition Management(E/C#2) and Epic Development(E/C#3). The site of the accident was owned by E/C#2, and the Claimant was contracted by E/C#1. The claimant was classified as an employee of E/C #1 based upon Florida Statute 440.02(15)(a) and 440.02(15)(c)3. Contractors are responsible for …

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