In a recent post, Can I get an Uber Lift?, regarding the curiosities that ride-sharing services may bring to workers' compensation, I referenced a Josh Bersin blog post titled Are You Ready to Become ... Read More
Workers' compensation costs for temporary disability are a function of:
The compensation rate (66 2/3rds% of gross, 90% of net spendable)
Waiting periods (none, 3 days, 2/5ths of a week) and ... Read More
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
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It's Termination Time. Send in the Clown. A man in New Zealand, called into a meeting where he knew he would be getting fired, used an unusual tactic for the event. He hired a professional clown to sit in on the meeting with him. The ...