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Nickie Sullivan v. Sassa Enterprise, LLC/Zippy’s Restaurant and None

In Nickie Sullivan v. Sassa Enterprise, LLC/Zippy’s Restaurant and None Employer was uninsured and unrepresented. The Claimant filed a verified petition for attorneys fees. The employer made no appearance at the final hearing. The JCC considered the Lee Engineering factors and concluded that 27.2 hours at $300 per hour were reasonable for claimant’s counsel’s efforts. …

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Dominic S. Yacovella Sr. v. Enterprise Holdings and Sedgwick CMS

In Dominic S. Yacovella Sr. v. Enterprise Holdings and Sedgwick CMS E/C filed a motion to tax costs, Claimant objected to two $250 doctor conference fees. The JCC found the pre-IME conference was appropriate to the defense of the matter while the post-IME conference was not and was merely duplicative. Taxable costs ASSESSED against claimant …

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Patricia Lascala v. Dollar General and Dollar General Corporation

In Patricia Lascala v. Dollar General and Dollar General Corporation a conflict regarding the need for a peripheral nerve stimulator and a psychiatric evaluation were in conflict. E/C filed a Motion for EMA appointment and the JCC found the facts to b was stated and the disagreement between the health care providers was sufficient to …

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Dorinda Kohlun, As Claimant for Aaron Kohlun v. Kelly Air Systems LLC and Technology Insurance Company, Amtrust North America of Florida

In Dorinda Kohlun, As Claimant for Aaron Kohlun v. Kelly Air Systems LLC and Technology Insurance Company, Amtrust North America of Florida pursuant to the First DCA decision in Kelly Air Systems v. Kohlun in which the court reversed the award of compensability; here the JCC entered this FCO on remand and DISMISSED all claims …

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Troy Kranitz v. Milex/Mr Transmission and Norguard Insurance Company

In Troy Kranitz v. Milex/Mr Transmission and Norguard Insurance Company the E/C filed this motion to enforce settlement but Claimant was of the position that no settlement had been reached because he had not given his counsel authority and he did not receive a clear explanation of the Medicare Set Aside. However, he withdrew his …

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Wilson Valmir v. Dunkin Dounuts/CMS Bakery, LLC and Cincinnati Insurance Co.

In Wilson Valmir v. Dunkin Dounuts/CMS Bakery, LLC and Cincinnati Insurance Co. Claimant sustained a compensable injury to the space between his fingers. Subsequently, Claimant complained of hand pain and secured an IME opinion. The IME suggested he suffered from tenosynovitis. The treating physician observed that claimant’s presentation of pain was exaggerated. An MRI showed …

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