In the September issue of our Case Law Updates, we review the following:

R.L. Haines Construction, LLC vs. Eva Santamaria, Etc. ET AL.
Case No. 5D13-1937 (September 9, 2014)

An injured worker, Victor Lizarraga, died while working at a construction site after being struck by a 2000 pound steel column…read more

Noe Guerra vs. C.A. Lindman, Inc. and Argonaut Insurance Company
Case No. 1D13-5988 (September 10, 2014)

On Motion for Rehearing / Clarification the Court substituted its earlier order, dated July 21, 2014. The 1st DCA stated that in the lower proceeding, the Judge of Compensation Claims incorrectly appointed an expert medical advisor and further erred in relying on his opinion…read more

Ismael Moreno vs. Palm Beach County School Board and FARA
Case No. 14-1142 (September 11, 2014)

Employer/Carrier filed a motion for a summary final order given that Claimant had filed two prior petitions for permanent and total disability benefits and had dismissed on both occasions…read more

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