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Eddy Mills v. Goodwill and Gallagher Bassett Services

Eddy Mills v. Goodwill and Gallagher Bassett Services was a Miami workers’ compensation case concerning the claimant’s Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) payments. The employer arose two main defenses, among others, against the claimant. In the first defense, the employer accused the claimant of misconduct. The claimant had used his own money to pay for a …

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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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Katia Vargas v. The Art of Freedom and Brandon Baby

Katia Vargas v. The Art of Freedom (E/C#1) and Brandon Baby (E/C#2) was a Miami workers compensation case.The primary issue was whether the E/C was responsible for compensating the accident. The claimant initially sought out employment at E/C#1, but was placed at E/C#2. She eventually transferred to E/C#1, but still reported to her former managers. …

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Pedro A. Hernandez v. Tri-Star Airport Handling Services

In the Miami workers compensation case of Pedro A. Hernandez v. Tri-Star Airport Handling Services, the claimant had previously filed a petition for benefits that did not include their shoulder. Ten months after their workplace accident, the claimant filed a claim that their shoulder was also affected by the accident. The E/C’s IME, adjuster, and …

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