Panel Finds No Error In Allowing Medical Testimony In Worker’s Comp Lawsuit
(October 5, 2015, 1:05 PM EDT) -- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The judge of compensation claims (JCC) did not abuse his discretion in denying an objection to medical opinion testimony in a workers’ compensation lawsuit, a Florida appeals panel affirmed Sept. 30 (Ernesto O. Sierra v. Metropolitan Protective Services and Guarantee Insurance, No. 1D15-0094, Fla. App., 1st Dist.; 2015 Fla. App. LEXIS 14510).
(Opinion available. Document #30-151009-017Z.)
However, the First District Court of Appeal reversed and remanded the lawsuit filed by Ernesto O. Sierra because it is unclear why the JCC rejected his waiver...