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Florida Case Law Update 10/29/2015
Source: WorkCompCentral
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NEW! Redaei v. Pharmerica, Specialty Risk Services and Redaei, 1D15-1582, (10/22/2015): A judge of compensation claims abused her discretion by reducing the amount of a claimant attorney's request for fees and costs after the insurer's attorney filed a response to the request mo...Read More
 
 
Florida Case Law Update 10/13/2015
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NEW! Babahmetovic v. Scan Design Florida/Zenith Insurance Co., 1D14-2986, (10/08/2015): An injured worker had a right to change his authorized treating physician even though his employer had denied his claim based on a preexisting condition, the Florida 1st District Court of Appeals ruled, revers...Read More
 
 
Florida Case Law Update 09/22/2015
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NEW! Gutierrez v. The Port Royal Club, 1D15-0002, (09/09/2015): Florida's 1st District Court of Appeal overturned a judge's order compelling an injured worker to attend a psychological evaluation since the parties had not asked the judge for such a ruling. NEW! Moradiellos v. Comm...Read More
 
 
Formularies to the Right of Them, Formularies to the Left of Them 09/11/2015
By: Michael Gavin
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Formularies in front of them. Volleyed and thundered. Everyone wants a formulary these days. Louisiana, Nebraska, North Carolina and South Carolina are the latest to make at least public mention of exploring a drug formulary for their respective states' workers' com...Read More
 
 
Future Medical Data Interchange Standards Reviewed 09/10/2015
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On Friday, Sept. 4, I attended the California Department of Industrial Relations discussion meeting on electronic transmission of medical reports and records. This was open to the public and announced through a DIR Newsline. The stated purpose was to “facilitate discussion regarding ideas t...Read More
 
 
Florida Case Law Update 09/01/2015
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NEW! Vasquez v. Romero, 1D15-0623, (08/19/2015): The 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that a judge of compensation claims cannot exercise jurisdiction over discovery requests issued by a defendant after the claimant had voluntarily dismissed his petition for benefits.   NEW! Cr...Read More
 
 
Fear Not, Be Smart: How to Deal with Medical Marijuana 07/30/2015
By: Michael Gavin
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The headline from WorkCompCentral on July 27 is Comp Industry Urged to Prepare for Medical Marijuana. As usual, it's a solid and informative article from a great source (a...Read More
 
 
Florida Case Law Update 07/23/2015
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NEW! Ciprian-Escapa v. City of Orlando, 5D14-2852, (07/17/2015): A Florida appellate court ruled that a trial judge's failure to conduct an evidentiary hearing on an employer's subrogation claim rendered the default judgment void. NEW! Gonzalez v. Quinco Electrical, 1D14-5395, (07...Read More
 
 
Florida Case Law Update 07/07/2015
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NEW! State of Florida v. Florida Workers’ Advocates et al., 3D14-2062, (06/24/2015): The Florida 3rd District Court of Appeal dismissed a district court judge's ruling that the state workers' compensation system is unconstitutional, for procedural reasons, failing to address the cor...Read More
 
 
Florida Case Law Update 06/02/2015
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NEW! Pearson v. BH Transfer, 1D14-4560, (05/27/2015): Florida's 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that a carrier's failure to promptly respond to a worker's request for authorization for surgery cost it the ability to challenge the medical necessity of the procedure. NEW! CVS...Read More
 
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