There seems to be a great confusion about representation in Florida workers' compensation cases. Fortunately, not a great deal of attorneys are confused, but the few confused attorneys are causing a great ... Read More
Defense attorney fees decreased in 2013-14. The OJCC Annual Report will be published later this month and will have more detail on the recent history of defense fees. The OJCC captures data on claimant's ... Read More
There has been a fair amount of attention to the Florida Eleventh Circuit case which is shorthand referenced as "Padgett," which is Florida Workers Advocates v. Florida.
As described in the ... Read More
Another illustration of the cost-effectiveness of the Florida OJCC is the volume of child support arrearages collected through the Judges' efforts. The Judges of Compensation Claims are statutorily ... Read More
I had previously posted an article regarding CMS working on a proposed rulemaking regarding Medicare Secondary Payer requirements and future medicals and that CMS had indicated that it was ... Read More
ABC News affiliate WFTS is reporting that Brad Culpepper, a former Tampa Bay Buccaneer has been sued by an insurance company claiming "fraud and deceit." According to NFL.com he played for two seasons ... Read More
Opportunity to be Heard What is the scope and purpose of the Florida Office of Judges of Compensation Claims (OJCC)? In a nutshell, this agency delivers process to those impacted by workplace injuries, the employees and employers. ...