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Cancer Presumption Law Full of Questions

By William Rabb (Reporter)

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | 375 | 1 | 65 min read

ORLANDO, Florida — Florida's new cancer presumption law for firefighters has no enforcement mechanism and may take years of litigation to iron out confusion about how claims are initiated, timelines for employer action, and which courts have jurisdiction, top attorneys on both sides of the issue said Tuesday. “Frankly, it's a mess,” said Geoffrey Bichler, an Orlando claimants' attorney who represents first responders around the state in comp claims. He and Orlando work comp defense attorney Karen Cullen spoke at a session covering Florida's first-res...

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