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Abrahamgeorge Castillo v. Bryant Electric, LLC and Twin City Fire Insurance Company

In Abrahamgeorge Castillo v. Bryant Electric, LLC and Twin City Fire Insurance Company Claimant’s counsel sought approval of a Miles fee of $900,000.00 on the settlement of $4,150,000.00. Claimant was happy with counsels services. The hourly amount was 8 times the customary hourly rate of $450. Ultimately, the JCC concluded the requested fee was not …

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Eugene Hardin v. Heyl Truck Lines, Inc., CBCS, and Travelers Indemnity Company of America, and Eric M. Christiansen

In Eugene Hardin v. Heyl Truck Lines, Inc., CBCS, and Travelers Indemnity Company of America, and Eric M. Christiansen the Claimant who was unrepresented filed a petition for writ of prohibition. The underlying order concerned allegations by claimant that his former attorney breached their retainer agreement. The JCC rejected. The First DCA DISMISSED the petition, …

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Reginald Horton v. City of Miami Beach and Corvel Corporation

In Reginald Horton v. City of Miami Beach and Corvel Corporation the Claimant and the E/C filed motions in limine attempting to exclude the medical opinions of the other party. The JCC sustained hearsay objections to certain genetic testing reports and a records custodian deposition after numerous objections. After careful review, the JCC concluded the …

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Michael McAuliffe v. W 2 Services, Inc and Summit, Bridgefield Employers Insurance Company

In Michael McAuliffe v. W 2 Services, Inc and Summit, Bridgefield Employers Insurance Company a washout settlement of $12,500 was reached and E/C filed a Motion to Enforce Settlement Agreement. Claimants counsel testified that he had authority to settle for the amount of $12,500 however Claimant denied giving authority to settle. The JCC accepted the …

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Mbobila Munengu v. America’s Gateway, Inc. d/b/a Cruiseport Destinations and American Compensation Insurance Company, CCMSI

In Mbobila Munengu v. America’s Gateway, Inc. d/b/a Cruiseport Destinations and American Compensation Insurance Company, CCMSI Claimant filed a petition for benefits which were then dismissed. After the claims were dismissed the E/C sought taxable cost recovery in the amount of $5,946.38. The JCC found that a portion of the costs were properly taxable and …

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Eduardo Manso v. Southeast Personnel Leasing, Inc. and Packard Claims Administration

In Eduardo Manso v. Southeast Personnel Leasing, Inc. and Packard Claims Administration the Claimant failed to appear for an IME appointment and the E/C seeks 50% reimbursement of the no-show fee. Furthermore, the E/C filed a motion to compel attendance at IME. The JCC found that the Claimant gave proper notice to E/C that he …

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