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Dawnmarie MacArthur v. Dillard’s

Dawnmarie MacArthur v. Dillard’s (Gallagher Bassett Service) | Tampa Workers’ Compensation Case At the commencement of the final hearing of Dawnmarie MacArthur v. Dillard’s, the claimant’s Daubert objection was considered by the JCC. Their objection was that the employer’s independent medical examiner (IME) was a general orthopedic physician and not qualified to testify for the …

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Jorge Santiago-Burgess v. Treasure Chest Advertising

Jorge Santiago-Burgess v. Treasure Chest Advertising (CNA Insurance) | Tampa Workers’ Compensation Case Jorge Santiago-Burgess v. Treasure Chest Advertising reviewed a claimant’s motion for summary final order. The employer did not respond and no issues were found. The JCC granted the motion, therefore ordering the employer to provide authorized psychiatric care. Motion for summary final …

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Thomas Campbell Jr. v. Yum! Brands and KFC

Thomas Campbell Jr. v. Yum! Brands and KFC (Gallagher Bassett Services and Indemnity Insurance) | Orlando Workers’ Compensation Case Thomas Campbell Jr. v. Yum! Brands and KFC, an Orlando workers’ compensation case, addressed a motion to advance. The claimant proved that they were eligible for another advance and that their request would not materially prejudice …

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Victor Cabrera v. Kablelink Communications

In the Florida workers’ compensation case of Victor Cabrera v. Kablelink Communications, the claimant appealed to the JCC’s prior decision to deny their benefits. The JCC claimed that since the claimant was an independent contractor, they did not qualify for workers’ comp benefits. The claimant argued that they were legally considered an employee due to …

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William T. Sanchez v. His House Children’s Home

The Tampa workers’ compensation case of William T. Sanchez v. His House Children’s Home was a decision made on the claimant’s motion for rehearing. The claimant suffered a compensable accident and was placed at MMI with a zero percent impairment and no restrictions. They had not visited an authorized doctor since 2018 and filed a …

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Glenda Carrington v. Baycare Health Systems

In the final compensation order of Glenda Carrington v. Baycare Health Systems, a St. Petersburg workers’ compensation case, the claimant was unrepresented. The claimant provided conflicting testimony, stating that they became asthmatic both before and after a workplace incident. The claimant failed to provide evidence as a burden of proof that their asthma was caused …

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