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Andrew Johnson v. Brevard County Board of Commissioners

Andrew Johnson v. Brevard County Board of Commissioners was an appeal of a Florida Workers Compensation case concerning the use of fat burner supplements. The claimant consumed Performix and Cellucor C4, causing him to suffer from a heart attack. The E/C’s IME testified that the heart attack was caused by the two supplements, which can …

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Aquilina Mujica v. San Isidro Catholic Church

Aquilina Mujica v. San Isidro Catholic Church was a Florida workers compensation case in which the claimant received authorized medical care, and requested a one time change (OTC) of provider. The E/C defended that they did not need to provide this OTC, claiming that workers compensation law does not require second opinions. They retracted this, …

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Jessica Shultz v. Nike

In the final hearing of Florida workers compensation case Jessica Shultz v. Nike, an Expert Medical Advisor (EMA) was appointed to determine whether the claimant was entitled to psychiatric care. The EMA diagnosed the claimant with Adjustment Disorder, but these claims were considered unsolicited. Two Independent Medical Examiners (IME) evaluated and provided reports on the …

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Charles Coffee v. Volusia County Department of Public Protection

The Florida workers compensation case of Charles Coffee v. Volusia County Department of Public Protection was an accident in which the claimant fell and injured himself, but there were no witnesses. The E/C denied that any accident or injury occurred. The claimant’s supervisor testified on their behalf, saying that the claimant informed him of the …

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Kashiefory McKenzie v. Big Blue Ocean, Dependable Warehousing and Distribution, Service American Indemnity Company, Illinois National Insurance Company

Kashiefory McKenzie v. Big Blue Ocean, Dependable Warehousing and Distribution, Service American Indemnity Company, and Illinois National Insurance Company was a Florida workers compensation case regarding whether Service American owed coverage. During the case, the first petition alleged the employer was Dependable Warehousing, and the carrier was Service American. However, a second petition was filed …

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James Yeago v. Federal Express Corporation and Sedgwick CMS

The petition for benefits in the Florida workers compensation case of James Yeago v. Federal Express Corporation was solved at the final hearing. The claimant was compensated for the injury and given an authorized doctor, who placed the claimant at an MMI of 0%. No restrictions were placed on the claimant, and the claimant only …

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Ralph Williams, Jr. v. Waste Management of Orlando and Gallagher Bassett Services

The Florida workers compensation case of Ralph Williams, Jr. v. Waste Management of Orlando and Gallagher Bassett Services regarded a violent incident between two employees. The claimant was shot in an altercation with a coworker, and was diagnosed with post traumatic stress syndrome and major depressive disorder without an MMI. The E/C denied compensation on …

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