Workers Compensation

Our Workers’ Compensation Practice Group has represented numerous carriers and private entities such as FFVA Mutual Insurance Co., State of Florida Department of Financial Services, F.A. Richard & Associates and American International Group, Winn-Dixie Grocery Stores, Piccadilly Restaurants, LLC, Whole Foods Supermarkets, Signature Healthcare, AMS Staff Leasing, Michael’s, Fresh Market Inc., and many others in claims and any resulting litigation throughout the State of Florida. Our Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group covers the entire spectrum of the defense of the workers’ compensation claims to include the following: investigation suspicious of fraudulent claims; thoroughly evaluation claims for potential resolution at state and/or private mediation; discovery and trial preparation when appropriate for litigation up to and through Final Hearing; evaluation and resolution of subrogation claims; and facilitation and submission of Medicare Set Asides with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In addition to representing numerous carriers in their workers’ compensation claims, the Firm has also had significant experience in representing and working with municipalities toward the resolution of such claims. For example, the Firm has represented and resolved numerous claims for the Broward County School Board, South Broward Hospital District, City of Sunny Isles, City of Bal Harbour, City of Dania Beach, and Florida City. As part of its value-added services, the Firm also routinely works hand-in-hand with clients for claims avoidance, identification of problem areas, and the implementation of measures to limit overall exposure. For our carrier clients, the Firm has developed a comprehensive Continuing Education seminar for claims professionals, which provides an update on numerous developments of the law, as well as CE credit.
Carrie E. Stricklin is of counsel to the firm and works out of the Boca Raton office. She practices general civil litigation.