An Update on Advances

Requests for advances of $2,000.00 are all too familiar to workers’ compensation adjusters.   These advances are notoriously difficult to stop, so long as the Claimant can show a nexus between the advance and “medical and related financial needs arising from workplace injuries.”  ESIS/ACE Am. Ins. Co. v. Kuhn, 104 So.3d 1111, 1114-15 (Fla 1st DCA, [...]

By |2015-02-17T19:24:47+00:00February 17th, 2015|Case Law Updates|Comments Off on An Update on Advances

ONE TIME CHANGE OF PHYSICIAN (5 DAY RULE) UNDER F.S. 440.13(2)(f)

Harrell v. Citrus County School Board, 25 So. 3d 675 (Fla. 1st DCA 2010) - Pruitt v. Southeast Personnel Leasing, Inc., 33 So. 3d 112 (Fla. 1st DCA 2010) - Hinzman v. Winter Haven Facility Operations LLC, 109 So. 3d 256 (Fla. 1st DCA 2013) - Gadol v. Masoret Yehudit, Inc., 132 So. 3d 939 (Fla. 1st DCA 2014)

By |2014-05-06T19:22:56+00:00May 6th, 2014|Case Law Updates|Comments Off on ONE TIME CHANGE OF PHYSICIAN (5 DAY RULE) UNDER F.S. 440.13(2)(f)