The Florida Legislature will at least debate drug abuse, overdose and addiction in 2018, the "Opioid Crisis." The news broke last week with the filing of House Bill 21 (HB 21).
Anyone that ... Read More
It is a recurrent theme, Judges and social media. A recent post suggested the Nancy Reagan approach ("just say no") for judges. While there certainly are some safe topics for judges to discuss, ... Read More
In Florida, Judges are governed by the Code of Judicial Conduct. This specifically applies to the Florida Judges of Compensation Claims, not because we are part of the judicial branch (we are not), but ... Read More
A reader recently emailed me a link to a news story about fraud. It came without explanation or context, just a link. Perhaps it was inspired by an August Post on "Real" Fraud. But, that story was on my mind ... Read More
On April 20, 2016, the Florida First District Court of Appeal rendered a decision in Miles v. City of Edgewater Police Dept.,190 So.3d 171 (Fla. 1st DCA 2016). Eight days later, the Florida Supreme ... Read More
Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSAs) and No-Fault Medicare Set-Asides (NFMSAs) Update - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has been taking incremental steps recently to implement a review ... Read More
An interesting, but brief decision came from the Florida First District Court of Appeal in July. The Court addressed attorney fees in Clancy Co. v. Smith, Case No. 1D16-4881. This is not a workers' ... Read More