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Joseph Dejoie v. Broward Health North and North Broward Hospital District

Joseph Dejoie suffered an accident in 2020 that was compensated and authorized. The case of Joseph Dejoie v. Broward Health North and North Broward Hospital District focused on the claimant’s contention that their Group Term Life Insurance (GTL) should be included in the Average Weekly Wage (AWW). Following Florida Statute 440.14(1)(a), the claimant provided proof …

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Jose Alvarado Ortiz v. Arrez Brothers Carpentry LLC

In Jose Alvarado Ortiz v. Arrez Brothers Carpentry LLC, the claimant was awarded compensation for an industrial accident three years prior. The E/C discovered that the claimant was an undocumented worker, working under a false name and social security number. The E/C denied compensability with a fraud defense. This was refuted due to Florida Statute …

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