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#onetimechangeofphysician | KOTLER LAW | Workers Compensation Lawyer - Part 2

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Mary Kathleen Lynn v. American Airlines Group and Sedgwick CMS

In Mary Kathleen Lynn v. American Airlines Group and Sedgwick CMS Claimant petitioned for authorization of an orthopedic surgeon as an alternate physician. Claimant contends the carrier unreasonably delayed the provision of an alternate physician and therefore has the right to select the orthopedic surgeon. E/C argues that they timely offered a one-time change of …

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Palm Beach County School District and Sedgwick CMS v. Frances Smith

In Palm Beach County School District and Sedgwick CMS v. Frances Smith the Claimant sought a one-time change in physician that the E/C granted. The E/C timely appointed a new treating physician. The new authorized treating physician required a payment of $800 for Claimant’s initial evaluation and treatment which exceeded the base rate provided in …

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Wilmer Hernandez Perez v. Seacrest Services, Inc. and Travelers Insurance

In Wilmer Hernandez Perez v. Seacrest Services, Inc. and Travelers Insurance the Claimant injured his hand and shoulder. The Claimant petitioned for a one time change of doctor to Dr. Richard Weiner. The E/C argued that the petition for benefits filed was non-specified as to the body parts or physician for which the change was …

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Christopher S. Winters v. Gemlawn and Landscaping, Inc. and United Wisconsin Insurance Company, Next Level Administrators, LLC

In Christopher S. Winters v. Gemlawn and Landscaping, Inc. and United Wisconsin Insurance Company, Next Level Administrators, LLC a prior hearing was held and the final compensation order showed that claimant had sustained a temporary exacerbation of preexisting conditions and no further care was needed. Claimant now petitions for a one time change of physician. …

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Thomas Mudd v. Trees LLC and Sedgwick CMS, XL Insurance America

In Thomas Mudd v. Trees LLC and Sedgwick CMS, XL Insurance America the Claimant was injured during the course and scope of employment while working as a driver/foreman. The Claimant seeks authorization of cognitive behavioral therapy, multidisciplinary pain management, acupuncture or dry needling, and an evaluation by a urologist pursuant to the recommendation of Dr. …

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Frances Smith v. Palm Beach County School Board and Sedgwick CMS

In Frances Smith v. Palm Beach County School Board/Sedgwick CMS the Claimant requested a one-time change in physician which was granted. The one time change physician was paid $800 by EC. Claimant did not attend appointment because there was no videographer. A no show fee was not charged. Based on the 2016 Workers’ Compensation fee …

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Demonte Carlton v. L & M Endeavors, LLC and Amerisure Mutual

In Demonte Carlton v. L&M Endeavors, LLC/Amerisure Mutual Claimant requested a one-time change in physician after not seeking treatment for over a year. EC argued that Claimant was not entitled to a one-time change in physician because Claimant did not request the one-time change during the course of treatment. JCC found the claim for a …

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Ginette Brown v. Opis Coquina Center and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.

In Ginette Brown v. Opis Coquina Center and Gallagher Basset Services, Inc. the Claimant was injured when she attempted to prevent a fall and diagnosed with neck sprain/strain. EC authorized treatment which showed Claimant had a disc herniation and stenosis. Claimant was then placed at MMI. Claimant then requested a one-time change of physician which …

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Javier D. Rodriguez v. City of Titusville Police Department

Javier D. Rodriguez v. City of Titusville Police Department (Johns Eastern Company) | Melbourne Workers Comp In the final compensation order of Javier D. Rodriguez v. City of Titusville Police Department, the claimant suffered an accident that was determined compensable. The claimant filed for a one time change (OTC) of physician and the employer promptly …

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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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