Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Mediation and Its Relationship to Attorney’s Fee Award

An agreement reached in a Workers’ Compensation mediation which clarified an ambiguity [in favor of the claimant] as to whether the carrier transferred the claimant’s care from his treating physician to another physician resulted in the First District Court of Appeal decision in Mylock v. Champion International, et al., 2005 Fla. App. LEXIS 11003 [Fla. 1st DCA 2005] that the claimant’s attorney was successful and entitled to an attorney’s fee award.

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