With more than 20 years of experience in insurance litigation defense, primarily in the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act, Jacqueline M. Gregory has handled many cases at the appellate level, and obtained a few reversals of trial judges’ opinions in cases for employer/carrier clients.
Jackie was a Panel Speaker at the Council for Litigation Management Workers' Compensation Conference, which took place in Chicago, May 21 to 23. She participated in a Panel presentation on the topic of: Maximizing the Productivity of an Aging Workforce. This was her second-panel presentation, as she spoke at last year’s Conference, also in Chicago.
A member of Conroy Simberg's Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Jacqueline is proficient in Spanish.
Admitted to Practice:
- University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1989
- University of Miami, Master of Arts in Economic Development, 1983
- Joint program in Economics and International Studies
- Simmons College, Bachelor of Arts, 1980
- The Florida Bar, Workers’ Compensation Section
- Council on Litigation Management (CLM)
- Caribbean Bar Association
- T.J. Reddick Bar Association
- "COVID-19 and Its Affect on Florida Workers' Compensation," Conroy Simberg Webinar, Co-Presenter, March 2020
- 2019 Workers’ Compensation Conference of the Council on Litigation Management (CLM): "Maximizing the Productivity of an Aging Workforce."
- 2018 Workers’ Compensation Conference of the Council on Litigation Management (CLM): “The Graying Effect: Managing Workers’ Compensation Claims and Exposures with a Maturing Workforce.”
- Numerous lectures on Workers' Compensation issues to include Medical Benefits and Case Law Update, 2014-2018
- 2018 CLM Business Insurance Workers' Compensation Conference panel discussion on temporary benefits, and the ramifications and exposures to be considered in handling claims for total disability benefits.
- "Tick Tock! Indemnity Benefits and Changes In Law," Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg, March 2018
- “New Trends In Subrogation Liens,” Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg Webinar, October 2017
- “Practical Guidelines in the Effective Claims Handling Process for Reduction of Attorney fee Exposure,” March and September 2013
- “Discovery Issues Related to Workers’ Compensation Claims: Rule and Case Law Analysis,” March 2013
- “Medical benefits Under Workers’ Compensation: Statutory Guidelines and Recent Trends,” January and February 2013
- “Relativity Applies to Physics, Not Ethics: A Practical Discussion of Adjuster Ethics,” February 2012
- “Permanent Total Disability: An Overview of the Law Post October 1, 2003,” December 2011
- “Mental and Nervous Injuries and the Statute of Limitations in Workers’ Compensation Cases,” October 2011
- “Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in the Adjusting World,” October 2011
- “Ethics, Statute of Limitations and Temporary Benefits,” August 2011
- “Case Law Update and Ethics,” February 2011
- “Updated Medical issues and Impact of Today’s Economy on Temporary and Permanent Disability Benefits,” September 2010
- “Indemnity Benefits: Entitlement and Defenses” “ Understanding Major Contributing Cause,” August 2010
- “Intoxication and Fraud,” July 2010
- “Current Trends in Workers’ Compensation Law,” December 2009
- “Strategies for Effectively Handling Permanent Total Disability Claims,” February 2009
- “Evolution of Attorneys’ Fees: Lee Engineering to Emma Murray,” January 2009
- “Attorneys’ Fees: Emma Murray and Recent Trends”
- “New Trends in Subrogation Liens,” February 2007 and October and November 2008
- Jackie Gregory prevailed at a merits hearing before the Judge of Compensation Claims. Claim was made for an extensive timeframe of Temporary Partial Disability Benefits, plus penalties, interest, costs and attorneys’ fees. The JCC denied the benefits as well as entitlement to attorneys’ fees and costs.
- Jackie prevailed on behalf of the Employer/Carrier at a Final Merits Hearing at which the issues litigated were permanent total disability benefits, supplemental benefits, attorneys’ fees, costs, penalties and interest. All claims were summarily denied and dismissed by the Judge of Compensation Claims.