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Tomas Ortega v. Amerit Fleet Solutions Inc and Corvel Corporation

In Tomas Ortega v. Amerit Fleet Solutions Inc and Corvel Corporation the Claimant requests a one-time change in his treating physicians for his back injury. The E/C argues that Claimant is not entitled to a change in physicians per his continued non-compliance with the court’s order on costs and his sworn testimony to pay same. …

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Bernard Smalls v. Comcast Corporation and Helmsman Mgmt Services, Liberty Mutual Insurance

In Bernard Smalls v. Comcast Corporation and Helmsman Mgmt Services, Liberty Mutual Insurance the issue is the identity of the one-time change provider. The request for a one time change was made on 9/3/20 the issue is when the request was received. The E/C argues that it was not received until 9/9/20. The five-day mail …

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Maria Ayala v. Skampa Painting & Renovating Inc and CCMSI

In Maria Ayala v. Skampa Painting & Renovating Inc and CCMSI the Claimant is seeking an orthodontic night guard designed to produce her with some relief of jaw pain cause by her compensable injury. The E/C authorized an orthodontist and a night guard but didn’t actually provide the night guard because there was an issue …

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Norman Evans v. Vets USA II, Inc. and Amtrust North America of Florida, Technology Insurance Company

In Norman Evans v. Vets USA II, Inc. and Amtrust North America of Florida, Technology Insurance Company the Claimant is requesting a follow up appointment with an authorized provider and payment of a medical bill. The E/C defends the issues on the defense of major contributing cause, failure to provide timely notice of alleged accident, …

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Yeimy Mora Abreu v. B&A Gourmet Foods, LLC and Hartford Casualty Insurance Company

In Yeimy Mora Abreu v. B&A Gourmet Foods, LLC and Hartford Casualty Insurance Company the Claimant submitted a request for a one time change of physician. The E/C authorized the one time change and provided a doctor who was board certified in orthopedic surgery with a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery. Claimant argued …

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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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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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