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Joanne Vose v. Harris Corporation

The final compensation order of Joanne Vose v. Harris Corporation, a Melbourne workers’ compensation case, determined the authorization of medical treatment and attorney fees.  The employer arose five defenses; that the claimant was barred by the statute of limitations, the statute of limitations was expired, their medical treatment was not medically necessary, that the accident …

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Jose Ramon Nunez v. RC Home Showcase

Jose Ramon Nunez v. RC Home Showcase was a Miami workers’ compensation case regarding temporary partial disability (TPD) benefits and the date of maximum medical improvement (MMI). An expert medical examiner (EMA) was appointed to determine the disputed MMI of the claimant. The claimant’s Daubert objection was overruled, but the EMA’s opinion regarding the major …

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Michael Emmanuel v. ADP Totalsource Co XXI Inc

Michael Emmanuel v. ADP Totalsource Co XXI Inc, a Miami workers’ compensation case, regarded an order for a one-time change of physician (OTC). Though the OTC was awarded, it was found that the claimant’s complaints were related to a pre-existing condition, causing the employer to withdraw their compensation. After examination of the situation, it was …

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Pedro Rodriguez v. America Airlines

In the Miami workers compensation case Pedro Rodriguez v. American Airlines, two previous accidents were determined compensable with authorized medical care. The JCC reviewed evidence and found that the E/C de-authorized the claimant’s treating physician without reason and without transferring them to the care of someone else. The E/C additionally argued against the second accident …

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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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Belkis Batista v. Publix Super Markets

Belkis Batista v. Publix Super Markets, a Fort Myers workers compensation case, concerned the authorization of arthroscopic surgery. The claimant fell and injured herself, reporting the accident to her supervisors, but not obtaining any medical treatment. Five months later, the claimant went in for a doctor’s appointment, which then led to surgery and pain management …

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