Vanessa Roman v. CVS and Sedgwick CMS, Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.

In Vanessa Roman v. CVS and Sedgwick CMS, Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. E/C seeks to admit into evidence the verified motion to tax costs. Claimant objects to E/C’s verified motion to tax costs based on two grounds. 1.) the motion is not properly verified in accordance with F.S 92.525 and res judicata. The JCC did not find Claimant’s argument persuasive and found the pleading was properly verified. The E/C raised the same issue with regard to the claimant’s response to the motion. The JCC found claimant’s counsel didn’t “assert the facts or matters stated or recited in her response to the motion to tax costs are true”. The JCC then considered the alleged costs and defenses. Taxable costs ASSESSED against claimant.

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