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The purpose of the FWA is to protect and defend the workforce of Florida and particularly the rights of Florida‘s injured workers by providing a medium for cooperation and continuing education among lawyers representing the interests of injured and disabled workers and other persons interested in promoting injured workers and providing fair and just treatment to those workers who suffer workplace injuries and those who are dependent upon them.

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Can an Injured Worker Receive Medical Marijuana Through Workers’ Compensation?

Can an Injured Worker Receive Medical Marijuana Through Workers’ Compensation?

Most of us are probably aware that effective March 18, 2019, Senate Bill 182 went into effect which allows for the possession and use of medical marijuana in the form of smoking for eligible patients.  Only a qualified physician can issue a physician certification, which authorizes a patient to receive medical marijuana or delivery devices […]

Special Needs Trust Basics: What Should I Consider?

Special Needs Trust Basics: What Should I Consider?

Krista Johnson, Director of Special Programs, Ametros Navigating through complex settlement options can be difficult. Having a resource, like a professional administrator, can be beneficial in deciphering post-settlement solutions and how best to move forward in protecting your client and their future. Recently, our team has recognized an increasing number of cases including a trust […]

2nd DCA Decision Issued Regarding Injured Worker Billing Disputes

2nd DCA Decision Issued Regarding Injured Worker Billing Disputes

2nd DCA HOLDS THAT STATE COURTS HAVE JURISDICTION TO HEAR DEBT COLLECTION HARASSMENT LAWSUITS BROUGHT BY INJURED WORKERS AGAINST WORKERS’ COMP MEDICAL PROVIDERS OVER ERRONEOUS BILLS By Richard K. Peck, IV, Esq., FWA Sponsor On October 16, 2019, in Davis v. Sheridan Healthcare, 2019 Fla. App. LEXIS 15461 (Fla. 2d DCA 2019), the 2nd DCA […]

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