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Welcome to the Workers' Compensation Section Home Page.

Your Executive Council has created this site in an effort to encourage and facilitate communication and exchange of ideas among the members of our Section. Enjoy! The purpose of the Workers' Compensation Section is to provide an organization within The Florida Bar open to all members in good standing who have a common interest in workers' compensation law. The Section provides a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas leading to the improvement of individual trial abilities in workers' compensation cases.

Send mail with questions or comments about this web site to:

Richard J Manno, Esq.
1099 W. Morse Blvd.
Winter Park, FL., 32789
(321) 214-1249

Please use the social media links below to stay well informed about the section's events and information regarding the practice of workers’ compensation within the state.

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April Newsletter

We're hosting an upcoming webinar "Medicare Secondary Payer & Professional Administration Update" on Tuesday April 21st at 2:00PM EST.

Reserve your seat today to learn about recent and potential changes to Medicare Set Asides (MSAs), conditional payments, and Section 111 reporting, and updates on Professional Administration.

*All registrants will receive the webinar recording following the event*

Register Now

We're also excited to share:

  • An article discussing The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' new requirement for WCMSA submissions to include a Consent to Release form and its significance for injured individuals
  • The release of our new video, ‘How Does Medicare Set Aside Administration Work?’ that explains how professional administration helps injured individuals manage their care and fulfills their responsibilities to Medicare
  • A news update regarding the CDC's Life Tables for 2017 being utilized for calculating life expectancy in WCMSAs
  • How settlements with a Special Needs Trust (SNT) component help protect an injured individual’s public benefits and important factors to consider when selecting the appropriate trust option

Seminar on the PPP and SBA loan procedures TODAY AT 12:30 pm est.

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:
Please click this URL to join.
Password: 636924

Description: Hosted By: Alexander Almazan, Managing Shareholder, Almazan Law, P.A. and the Workers Compensation Section of the Florida Bar

Brett Bigenho, Vice President, City National Bank
Stephen Taylor, JD, CFP Managing Advisor, Stephen A. Taylor Wealth Management

The webinar is complimentary to all Workers Compensation section members of the Florida Bar.

Objectives and Topics:

  • Minimum 2 employee law firms can qualify for relief but you must act quickly
  • CARES ACT, SBA Loan and Paycheck Protection Program and you and your business
  • Key components of the program and how to access those Federal relief funds authorized through the recent Stimulus Package
  • Benefits, who qualifies, what types of loan can you apply for and how much are you eligible for in Federal assistance
  • What can the loan proceeds be used for and how do I calculate Average Monthly Payroll (AMP)
  • What documentation do you need to upload as part of your application

Who Should Attend?

  • Any lawyer or company administrator responsible for forgivable loan relief programs.
  • Owners of businesses with between 2 to 500 employees impacted by COVID-19

Or join by phone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592
Webinar ID: 172 024 370
Password: 636924
International numbers available:

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Certification Exams

The Florida Bar Certification Exams originally scheduled for May 7-8, 2020, have been rescheduled to September 10-11, 2020, at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore in Tampa, Florida.

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