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Dawn M. Hogue v. Global Unity Care, Inc. and Ascendant Claims Services

In Dawn M. Hogue v. Global Unity Care, Inc. and Ascendant Claims Services Claimant suffered injuries when she was attacked by a resident of the facility. After the attack the employer implemented new rules where the Claimant was not allowed to walk the hallways or enter the room alone where the person who attacked her …

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David Caswell v. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and Chubb Indemnity Insurance Company, ESIS WC Claims

In David Caswell v. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and Chubb Indemnity Insurance Company, ESIS WC Claims the Claimant injured left shoulder, left elbow, and left knee in an industrial accident. E/C accepted compensability of the Claimant’s industrial accident injuries but denied all care, compensability and future treatment for pre-existing arthrosis/chondrosis/degenerative joint disease as the workplace accident …

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Thomas Mudd v. Trees LLC and Sedgwick CMS, XL Insurance America

In Thomas Mudd v. Trees LLC and Sedgwick CMS, XL Insurance America the Claimant was injured during the course and scope of employment while working as a driver/foreman. The Claimant seeks authorization of cognitive behavioral therapy, multidisciplinary pain management, acupuncture or dry needling, and an evaluation by a urologist pursuant to the recommendation of Dr. …

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Angela Alvero v. Watermark Retirement Communities and Strategic Comp Services

In Angela Alvero v. Watermark Retirement Communities and Strategic Comp Services the Claimant fell as she was exiting the break room injuring her right shoulder and left knee. The floor was not slippery, there was no detectable substance on the floor and her shoes did not contribute to the fall. The issue is whether the …

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Salila Joseph v. Courtyard by Marriot and Memic Indemnity Company

In Salila Joseph v. Courtyard by Marriot and Memic Indemnity Company Claimant was involved in two prior motor vehicle accidents but failed to disclose both accidents in her deposition. The Claimant also failed to disclose that she had received any medical treatment for the accidents. The Claimant sustained injuries resulting from the accidents, and the …

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Robert Chezem v. T Square Logistic Services Corp. and Travelers Insurance

In Robert Chezem v. T Square Logistic Services Corp. and Travelers Insurance the Claimant was injured when he fell backward from a tow truck striking the vehicle’s outside fuel tank before landing on the ground. The Claimant raised the affirmative defense of waiver, based on the 120-day rule. The E/C asserts that the work accident …

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Elizabeth Rocha v. Genesis Healthcare Group – Rehab, FL and AIG Claims, Inc., Sedgwick CMS

In Elizabeth Rocha v. Genesis Healthcare Group – Rehab, Fl and AIG Claims, Inc., Sedgwick CMS the Claimant filed a petition seeking an appointment with a doctor in Texas. E/C states that Claimant resides in Florida, has authorized medical care in Florida and is therefore not entitled to medical care in Texas. The Claimant asserted …

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Martin Young v. Jim Quinlan Chevrolet Co. d/b/a Autonation Parts Center – Clearwater and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.

In Martin Young v. Jim Quinlan Chevrolet Co. d/b/a Autonation Parts Center – Clearwater and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. the Claimant injured his left knee and groin. Claimant testified that the groin strain resolved. The EC accepted Claimant’s knee injury as a temporary exacerbation of preexisting osteoarthritis in the left knee. The authorized physician testified …

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Chad T. Braden v. Seminole County and Johns Eastern Company, Inc./Seminole County

In Chad T. Braden v. Seminole County and Johns Eastern Company, Inc./Seminole County the Claimant tested positive for Covid-19. Several weeks after testing positive for Covid-19 the Claimant suffered a heart attack. The issue is whether the employer has rebutted the statutory presumption of compensability of Claimant’s heart disease. The authorized physician testified that he …

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