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Jessica Shultz v. Nike

In the final hearing of Florida workers compensation case Jessica Shultz v. Nike, an Expert Medical Advisor (EMA) was appointed to determine whether the claimant was entitled to psychiatric care. The EMA diagnosed the claimant with Adjustment Disorder, but these claims were considered unsolicited. Two Independent Medical Examiners (IME) evaluated and provided reports on the …

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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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