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Charlene D. Kinley v. Sunrise Community Inc. and PMA Management Corporation

In Charlene D. Kinley v. Sunrise Community Inc. and PMA Management Corporation Claimant sought authorization for shoulder surgery recommended by the authorized provider. The E/C denied the surgery, claiming the claimant’s work accident was not the major contributing cause of the need for the surgery. Claimant argued she was entitled to authorization of shoulder surgery …

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Jean Michel Thelemaque v. Gordon River Hotel Associates LLC d/b/a Bayfront Inn 5th Ave. and Summit, Retailfirst Insurance Company

In Jean Michel Thelemaque v. Gordon River Hotel Associates LLC d/b/a Bayfront Inn 5th Ave. and Summit, Retailfirst Insurance Company the E/C moved for summary final order against the unrepresented claimant, asserting the petition claims were barred by res judicata. The matter had gone to trial on two separate occasions, and there were no issues …

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Benito Castro v. Death Valley Construction Group, Inc and Clear Spring Property and Casualty Company

In Benito Castro v. Death Valley Construction Group, Inc and Clear Spring Property and Casualty Company the employer was insured at the time of claimant’s accident but asserted he did not know the claimant. However, one of his employees admitted to hiring claimant as a helper. Claimant fell through a roof and sustained a severe …

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Ronnie Browder v. Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC and Sedgwick CMS, Sedgwick CMS/Walmart & Sam’s Club

In Ronnie Browder v. Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC and Sedgwick CMS, Sedgwick CMS/Walmart & Sam’s Club the parties agreed there was a conflict in the expert opinions regarding the medical necessity of cervical surgery. Without objection, the JCC GRANTED the E/C motion for EMA appointment. Dr. Thomas Roush, spine surgeon, appointed as EMA in this …

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Anthony Nunez v. Fresh Cleaning Management Company c/o Jesus Urquiza and None

In Anthony Nunez v. Fresh Cleaning Management Company c/o Jesus Urquiza and None the Employer was uninsured and unrepresented and failed to appear at final hearing. The hearing proceeded and Claimant presented his evidence in support of the pending petition claim without contest. The JCC accepted the evidence and GRANTED the claim for authorization of …

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Richard Overstreet v. Titan Fire Protection, Inc. and Bridgefield Casualty Insurance Company

In Richard Overstreet v. Titan Fire Protection, Inc. and Bridgefield Casualty Insurance Company there being no response from claimant to the pending E/C motion to tax costs, the JCC found the E/C was the prevailing party and was entitled to recover their costs. E/C motion GRANTED and taxable costs in the sum of $489.00 ASSESSED …

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Mark De Nicolas v. Tierra Verde Residence Inn and Travelers Property Casualty Co of America

In Mark De Nicolas v. Tierra Verde Residence Inn and Travelers Property Casualty Co of America the Employer/Employee relationship became contentious following the compensable accident. The E/C asserted that the claimant had quit. Claimant denied this allegation and argued he had been fired. In resolving this factual dispute, the KCC considered the lay evidence presented. …

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Doran Roberts v. Marion Masonry Materials of Ocala, LLC and FCCI Insurance Group

In Doran Roberts v. Marion Masonry Materials of Ocala, LLC and FCCI Insurance Group although counsel for claimant advise he had attempted to notify claimant of the hearing on the E/C motion to enforce, claimant did not appear for the same. The E/C presented their evidence in favor of the alleged $15,000 inclusive settlement and …

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