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Nickie Sullivan v. Sassa Enterprise, LLC/Zippy’s Restaurant and None

In Nickie Sullivan v. Sassa Enterprise, LLC/Zippy’s Restaurant and None Employer was uninsured and unrepresented. The Claimant filed a verified petition for attorneys fees. The employer made no appearance at the final hearing. The JCC considered the Lee Engineering factors and concluded that 27.2 hours at $300 per hour were reasonable for claimant’s counsel’s efforts. …

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Melissa Bojanowski v. 1409 Physicians Regional Health System and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.

In Melissa Bojanowski v. 1409 Physicians Regional Health System and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. Claimant requested a $2,000 advance. The JCC found the claimant met the entitlement and eligibility requirements and GRANTED claimant’s motion for advance. The JCC also rejected the E/C suggestion that an alleged overpayment was equivalent to an advance.

Dominic S. Yacovella Sr. v. Enterprise Holdings and Sedgwick CMS

In Dominic S. Yacovella Sr. v. Enterprise Holdings and Sedgwick CMS E/C filed a motion to tax costs, Claimant objected to two $250 doctor conference fees. The JCC found the pre-IME conference was appropriate to the defense of the matter while the post-IME conference was not and was merely duplicative. Taxable costs ASSESSED against claimant …

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Jordan Barron v. Tri County Metals and Amtrust North America of Florida

In Jordan Barron v. Tri County Metals and Amtrust North America of Florida Claimant was injured and lost the fingers on his left hand. At first, he did not want a prosthesis but six months later he changed his mind. The authorized physician advised that additional revision surgery would be necessary before a prosthesis could …

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Brandyn Pendley v. Temples Furniture Inc. and Travelers Indemnity Company of America

In Brandyn Pendley v. Temples Furniture Inc. and Travelers Indemnity Company of America Claimant alleged an injury to his neck and back when he struck a parked vehicle during his employment. The E/C denied continuing indemnity and medical stating that there was no evidence to support an injury. Medical was authorized and the physician who …

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