Author: Walton Lantaff

Florida Supreme Court Asked To Address One-Time Change Provision of F.S. 440

June 1, 2020 by on Events and Seminars

On May 29th, the First District Court of Appeal took action concerning the prominent one-time change provision under F.S. 440 which may have a significant impact on the way Employer/Carrier’s handle said requests.  In City of Bartow and Commercial Risk Management v. Flores, No.1D18-1927 (May 29, 2020), the First DCA reviewed a JCC order finding the Employer/Carrier (E/C) failed to comply with section 440.13(2)(f), Florida Statutes (2015), the “one-time change provision,” and awarding authorization of a claimant-selected alternate physician because […]

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update – The New Normal

June 1, 2020 by on Events and Seminars

As we all continue to learn to navigate our “new normal”, Walton Lantaff has largely returned to the operation of our in-office environments consistent with the gradual re-openings taking place across the state of Florida. Throughout this difficult time, our legal team has seamlessly stayed on top of all legal developments, and continues to diligently serve and represent our clients. We remain ready and willing to assist you in addressing your particular business needs and achieving your goals. We continue […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

March 22, 2020 by on Uncategorized

To all of our clients, friends, opposing counsel, and colleagues, We are hopeful that you and yours are healthy and safe during this historic and strange time in our lives. Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP remains open for business in all of our offices statewide to continue to diligently serve and represent our clients. All of our lawyers and staff have remote access and are committed to providing uninterrupted service to our clients at this time. We will continue […]

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Trio of Partners Recognized as 2017 Super Lawyer Rising Stars

July 17, 2017 by on News

Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson, LLP is proud to announce that three of its partners have been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Douglas Cohen of the Fort Lauderdale office was named a rising star in the practice area of workers’ compensation. Sara Sandler of the Fort Lauderdale office and Joseph Suarez of the Miami office were named rising stars in the practice area of insurance coverage.

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Walton Lantaff succeeds in defending an appeal of a zero verdict in the First District Court of Appeal

April 26, 2017 by on News

Recently, appellate attorneys at Walton Lantaff obtained a per curium affirmance of a zero verdict in record time — three days!  A team of appellate attorneys in the Fort Lauderdale office, led by Jack Joy and Sara Sandler submitted an answer brief on behalf of Geico General Insurance Company’s insured.  Jose Pagan, of the Tallahassee office, also submitted an answer brief after successfully defending Commerce and Industry Insurance Company and American International Insurance Company in the trial court. The appeal […]

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