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Miguel Angel Guzman Viveros Aka Licona v. Casey Key Venture, LLC and Normandy Insurance Company

In Miguel Angel Guzman Viveros Aka Licona v. Casey Key Venture, LLC and Normandy Insurance Company E/C filed a motion to Amend their defenses to include misrepresentation. A hearing on compensability was held earlier in 2022 wherein the issues were bifurcated. The E/C misrepresentation defense was considered and denied. The E/C posited further investigation warranted …

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Dennis Miller v. World Fiber Technologies

Dennis Miller v. World Fiber Technologies was a Panama City workers’ compensation case regarding an accident from 2014.The claimant filed for chiropractic treatment and permanent total disability (PTD) benefits. The employer arose a res judicata defense in response. The Florida Statute does not consider chiropractic services beyond 24 treatments or 12 weeks to be medically …

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Tony Protopapas v. Innisbrook Resort and Auto Owners

Tony Protopapas v. Innisbrook Resort and Auto Owners was an appeal over 24-hour attendant care benefits for the claimant who was injured in their workplace. The E/C gave a res judicata defense, stating that the issue had already been determined in prior court dates. However, in accordance with Donahue v. Davis and Gold v. Bankier, …

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