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Florida: Heart-Lung Presumption Successfully Rebutted in Corrections Officer Claim
Posted on 20 Apr 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

A Florida judge of compensation claims improperly credited the testimony offered by an expert medical advisor (EMA) where the physician based his opinion on an assumption that a correctional officer suffered a heart attack after several years of working... Read More

Florida: Isolated Pre-Employment High BP Reading Does Not Cause Loss of Presumption of Compensability
Posted on 27 Oct 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

In a split decision, a Florida appellate court held that a single—abnormally high —blood pressure reading taken at an employment physical eight years before a police officer’s claim for workers’ compensation benefits was not “any... Read More