Monthly Archives: January 2012

$350/hr for W/C Work? Excessive Fee Request Rebuffed

January 8, 2012 by on News

Strong Defense at Trial by WLSC Keeps Claimant Counsel’s Hand Out of Cookie Jar In this 2001 claim, years went by without the Employer/Carrier furnishing medical treatment or benefits to the Claimant. A petition was filed, and the E/C timely asserted the statute of limitations defense. At trial, the judge found that an Order issued in 2007 dismissing all Petitions from DOAH was unsigned and technically did not dismiss all Petitions and thus, the statute had not run in this […]

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Liability for Messy Mortgage Mistake Ended when Statute of Limitations Kicked In

January 8, 2012 by on News

Motion for Summary Judgment Granted on Statute of Limitations Grounds Senior Partner Deborah FitzGerald and Associate Kelly Vogt recently obtained a Summary Judgment in a legal malpractice action in favor of their lawyer client. The action was pending in the 20th Judicial Circuit in Naples, FL. WLSC was retained by a prominent liability insurance carrier to defend its Insured’s lawyer in a professional malpractice action stemming from a real estate transaction in which the lawyer satisfied a different mortgage than […]

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Deep Roots, Broad Reach, Local Knowledge: Walton Lantaff Strengthens its Orlando Magic

January 8, 2012 by on News

Dream Team Enjoys Challenges of Serving the Counties of Beautiful Central and North Florida For over 75 years, Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP has defended insurers and their insureds in an increasingly complex and challenging economic environment. The Firm’s goal is to minimize our client’s exposure and achieve the client’s desired result. We are your partners in managing risk. A simple operating philosophy has guided Walton Lantaff in its relationships with its clients: “To Provide Strong Advocacy for the […]

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Workers’ Compensation & Liability Seminars

January 3, 2012 by on News

Call Linda Fullwood to register at (561) 689-6700. Visit www.waltonlantaff.com for updates. LOCATIONS: Maitland, Fla. Date: October 20th, 2011 PROGRAM: 9 am to 4 pm  9-10 am PLENARY 1: “What do They Think We Do Right or Do Wrong in Claims Handling” 10-noon BREAKOUT 1: Worker’s Compensation Law or Liability Law. Noon-1 pm LUNCH: Complimentary lunch. 1-2 pm BREAKOUT 2: Workers Compensation Case Law Update or Liability Case Law Update.  2-4 pm PLENARY 2: An Update of Medicare Reporting and […]

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