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Ronald Shomaker v. Polk County Board of County Commissioners and Commercial Risk Management, Inc.

In Ronald Shomaker v. Polk County Board of County Commissioners and Commercial Risk Management, Inc. the Claimant filed a Verified Petition for Attorney’s Fees and Costs. The value of all of the benefits secured is $179,129.80. The value of the indemnity benefits is $177,497.80. A statutory fee solely on the indemnity benefits is $18,499.78. The …

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Matthew Casey v. City of Hallandale Beach Police Department

In Matthew Casey v. City of Hallandale Beach Police Department and Preferred Government Claims Solutions, the E/C previously offered compensation for claimant. The claimant was diagnosed with PTSD, which as an occupational disease, had multiple dates of accident. Seeing as PTSD followed the original accident, newly enacted Florida Statute 112.1815(5)(a) applied, entitling the claimant to …

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Rodrigo Camacho v. Kim’s Painting/Norguard, NV Acquisition Mgmt, Epic Development

The case of Rodrigo Camacho involved three different E/C’s; Kim’s Painting/Norguard (E/C#1), NV Acquisition Management(E/C#2) and Epic Development(E/C#3). The site of the accident was owned by E/C#2, and the Claimant was contracted by E/C#1. The claimant was classified as an employee of E/C #1 based upon Florida Statute 440.02(15)(a) and 440.02(15)(c)3. Contractors are responsible for …

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Maurcio Ovidio Garmendia Lopez v. Gorilla Construction

In Maurcio Ovidio Garmendia Lopez v. Gorilla Construction, the E/C was both uninsured and absent from the final hearing. The Claimant petitioned with evidence from their IME doctor. Since they made their claim without contention, they were granted to TTD benefits, though TPD benefits were barred on the lack of evidence provided after a certain …

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