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Monthly Archives: December 2020


December 21, 2020 by on Events and Seminars

Good morning and happy Monday! Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP is honored to be featured as the Firm Spotlight of the Week by the Broward Bar Association! WLSC has a dedicated history of its lawyers being active in the local legal community, and many of our attorneys in the Fort Lauderdale Office are active members of this organization. We are proud to support the Broward County Bar Association’s endeavors and are thankful for this wonderful recognition. Link below:

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WLSC Appellate Win: 1st DCA Reverses JCC Decision to Grant 1st Responder PTSD indemnity benefits

December 16, 2020 by on Events and Seminars

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and Preferred Governmental Claims Solutions v. Andrew Wilkes, 1D20-1615. (PDF Link Here) In a high-stakes case for municipalities in Florida, the 1st DCA reversed the JCC’s award of PTSD indemnity benefits pursuant to the 2018 amendments to Fla. Stat. Sec. 112.1815(5) which provided for indemnity benefits for a “mental/mental” injury sustained by First Responders.  The Court held that the statute contained an unusual statute of repose which required that a claim for benefits under the statute be brought within 52 weeks […]

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Jose Pagan | Attorney Spotlight | December 2020

December 2, 2020 by on Events and Seminars

Jose Pagan Jose Pagan joined the firm in 2016. Jose’s legal career spans over 18 years handling both first- party and third-party claims, with over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining Walton Lantaff, Jose worked as in-house counsel for a Florida-based commercial property and casualty insurer. He also previously worked as an insurance agent, in addition to both an Insurance Specialist and Investigator for the Florida Department of Insurance. At Walton Lantaff, Jose focuses his […]

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