Archive by Month: August 2022

Recent Changes to the Florida Workers’ Compensation Program

Posted in Legal Alerts on August 29, 2022

Florida insurance companies and employers must closely track workers’ compensation developments. Workers’ compensation claims are a major expense for insurance companies. That’s why employers can expect to pay over one percent of their estimated payroll in workers’ compensation insurance costs. Even if there are no major annual changes each year, there are always some developments around the margins that will change both the costs and operation of the workers’ compensation program in the state. Here are some recent developments surrounding the workers’ compensation program and some that may happen in the immediate future. 

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Orlando Attorneys Obtain a Favorable Verdict in an Admitted Liability Auto Case

Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on August 25, 2022

Rod Lundy, a partner, and Tylar Heintz, an associate, both of our Orlando office, secured a favorable verdict in Orange County, Florida following a 7 day trial.

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Reversal of Attorney’s Fee Award In PIP Case Involving Claim of $.14 In Interest

Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on August 22, 2022

Conroy Simberg's Hinda Klein obtains a reversal of a trial court‘s award of attorney fees in a PIP suit filed over pennies of interest.On August 17, the Fourth District Court of Appeal issued its opinion in Liberty Mutual Insurance Company v. PAN AM Diagnostic Services Inc. d/b/a PAN AM Diagnostic of Orlando a/a/o Claudine Jean, 4D21-2156, (Fla. 4th DCA 2022), reversing an attorney fee award of $24,028.27 in a suit filed over $0.14 cents of statutory interest.

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27 Conroy Simberg Lawyers Recognized in 2023 Editions of Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Posted in Announcements on August 18, 2022

We are pleased to announce that 21 Conroy Simberg lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 Edition – Best Lawyers in America directory. Additionally, 6 Conroy Simberg lawyers were selected to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list.

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Summary Judgment in Wrongful Death Case Obtained

Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on August 15, 2022

Dale L. Friedman, a partner in the firm’s Hollywood Office, and Diane H. Tutt, an appellate partner in the firm’s Hollywood Office, recently obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death case brought by the personal representative (mother) of an intellectually disabled adult who was residing in a group home and was struck and killed by a vehicle as he walked across a roadway to get a snack.  The Plaintiff was represented by a very well respected personal injury law firm in Palm Beach. 

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