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Holly M. Trembach v. ERMC II and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.

In Holly M. Trembach v. ERMC II and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. finding the E/C motion for EMA appointment to be supported by the facts and without objection from the claimant, the JCC GRANTED the motion and appointed an EMA. The parties were instructed to confer and attempt to agree on the selection of an …

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Daniel O’Neill, Jr. v. Triumph Aerostructures Vought Aircraft Division and Liberty Mutual Insurance

In Daniel O’Neill, Jr. v. Triumph Aerostructures Vought Aircraft Division and Liberty Mutual Insurance the E/C denied the entire claim, asserting no causal relationship to claimant’s employment. Claimant requested appointment of an EMA based upon the conflicting opinions of the IME providers regarding MCC. Finding the requisite medical disagreement was present, the JCC GRANTED claimant’s …

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Scott Beck v. City of Tallahassee Police Department and City of Tallahassee

In Scott Beck v. City of Tallahassee Police Department and City of Tallahassee Claimant filed a notice of medical conflict regarding the issue of a permanent impairment rating. The E/C disputed that such conflict was present. Upon review of the submitted deposition testimonies, the JCC found the medical opinions were in disagreement and appointment of …

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Ashly Potter v. Winn-Dixie Wine & Spirits and Sedgwick CMS

In Ashly Potter v. Winn-Dixie Wine & Spirits and Sedgwick CMS the E/C moved for an alternate provider suggesting that their original IME provider had refused to provide an updated evaluation. Claimant asserted the E/C had utilized their IME and were not entitled to another. The JCC determined that the doctor’s refusal to schedule an …

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Tonnette Collier v. The School Board of Miami-Dade County, FL and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.

In Tonnette Collier v. The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Fl and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. the Claimant suffered a compensable injury when she fell and hit her chest. She was diagnosed with pleural effusion (fluid on hr lungs) which was drained in the hospital. There was a conflict in medical opinions regarding MCC and …

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Enyel Rodriguez v. Tile Design Enterprise, Inc. and Florida Citrus, Business & Industries Fund

In Enyel Rodriguez v. Tile Design Enterprise, Inc. and Florida Citrus, Business & Industries Fund Claimant submitted two IME’s for review which properly demonstrated a conflict in medical opinions regarding MCC. The JCC concluded the suggestion was timely and GRANTED claimant’s request for EMA appointment, Dr. Chaim Ardosoroff, orthopedic surgeon, appointment as EMA in this …

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Calvin Sakariyawo v. Best Buy Co. Inc. and Sedgwick CMS, XL Specialty Insurance Company

In Calvin Sakariyawo v. Best Buy Co. Inc. and Sedgwick CMS, XL Specialty Insurance Company the E/C argued that claimant failed to provide timely notice of two IME selections and moved for summary final order on the pending petitions wherein claimant sought payment for the two IMEs. The JCC found based on the evidence presented …

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