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In a Blow to Business, Supreme Court Bans Workers Comp Limits on Attorney’s Fees

| April 28, 2016

The ruling stemmed from a case in which an attorney was awarded the equivalent of $1.53 an hour in successfully pursuing a claim for benefits for a worker injured in Miami.

Has Business Biased Florida’s Workers Comp Law Too Far Against Labor? Court Will Decide

| April 4, 2016

Plaintiffs argue that lawmakers have taken too many rights and benefits from people who get injured on the job, while business groups say a 2003 law kept costs from “spiraling.”

Firefighters Hurt on the Job: Florida Justices Will Decide Legality of 2-Year Limit on Benefit

| June 6, 2014

A firefighter who was severely injured on the job got two years of total disability, but was denied more when he applied. His attorneys argue that the two-year limit on temporary benefits is unconstitutional.

In a Defeat For Non-English Speakers, Court Bars Entitlement to Spanish-Speaking Shrinks in Workers-Comp Claims

| June 3, 2014

In what could be a first-of-its-kind decision in Florida, an appeals court ruled Tuesday that a man suffering from head injuries was not entitled to treatment from a Spanish-speaking psychologist as part of a workers-compensation insurance claim.

Argument and Death Threat Preceded Store Clerk’s Murder By a Week, Lawsuit Alleges

| June 6, 2013

A lawsuit filed Wednesday on behalf of Zuheili Roman Rosado, the store clerk murdered at the Palm Coast Mobil convenience store in February, alleges that the gas station owner had witnessed an argument at the store between Rosado and a man who threatened to kill her, a week before the murder. The suit seeks compensatory damages from the gas station owner over claims of negligence and fraud.

Gas Station Murder Victim’s Employer Is Jailed on Workers Compensation Fraud Charge

| June 1, 2013

Zuheily Roman Rosado’s assassin remains at large. But on Friday, her employer, Mohammed Ansari, was arrested on a third-degree felony charge of workers compensation fraud. His lapsed policy may have cost Roman’s family up to $157,000 in lost death benefits.

Murder Victim’s Family Denied Up to $150,000 Over Station Owner’s Workers’ Comp Lapse

| March 22, 2013

Following Zuheily Roman Rosado’s murder at the Mobil station in Palm Coast on Feb. 21, the state Division of Insurance Fraud filed a third-degree felony charge against the station owner when an investigation revealed no workers’ compensation coverage, which would have provided Rosado’s family funeral and other death benefits.

Rue and Ziffra Personal Injury Attorneys
Palm Coast, Flagler, Volusia
1(888)246-8613

| November 29, 2011

At Rue & Ziffra P.A., our personal injury attorneys in Palm Coast, Daytona, Volusia and Flagler counties handle 18 practice areas including automobile and motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, worker’s compensation claims, and social security disability.

Blogger and South Florida Health Care Firm Battle Over Workers Compensation Drug Costs

| September 30, 2010

Automated HealthCare Solutions, a growing and politically powerful private firm in Miramar, is suing a solo blogger who accused the company of being part of a workers’ compensation system that benefits from “rampant greed.”

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