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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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    2022 Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Forum


    2022 Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Forum

    Exclusive Law Firm Sponsorship
    Returning 2022: Oral Arguments with the First DCA

    A limited amount of law firms are invited to join the Section and the WCCP claims and employer community in sponsoring this premier educational event. Sponsoring Law Firms will be exclusively hosting Welcome Cocktails located in the Exhibii Hall, Wednesday evening, April 6th, from

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Thursday's Afternoon Reception on April 7th immediately following the educational program. Sponsoring firms will receive formal recognition at the event and will be included in the Forum Sponsor/Exhibitor slide presentation throughout the conference.

    Firms who register their sponsorship prior to January 15, 2022, will be listed in the 2022 Forum Digital Course Book.

    Law firm sponsors are entitled to a 6' tabletop display in the Conference Foyer.
    To register please click the form below or online at, www.wccp.org

    Exclusive Law Firm Sponsorship Form
    Attorney Registration Form

    For hotel accommodations, click here: Hotel Accommodations

    (room block deadline is March 9th, 2022 while rooms last.** Due to our limited room block, please only book the amount of rooms needed per confirmed registrations**)
    Register Now



    The Statewide Nominating Commission for the Judges of Compensation Claims (SNCJCC) will meet Monday, December 13, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott (room to be announced), to interview the following Judges of Compensation Claims (JCCs) for potential reappointment by Governor DeSantis:

    • Eduardo Almeyda
    • David Langham
    • Robert Dietz
    • Jacquelyn Newman
    • Iliana Forte
    • Neal Pitts
    • Jeffrey Jacobs
    • Timothy Stanton

    Applications shall be submitted to Laura Dane, 1230 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3060 or Laura.Dane@doah.state.fl.us, by Friday, November 19, 2021. This may be hard copy or flash drive (with PDF copies) by mail delivery, or electronic in PDF format by email. Each applicant must submit a non-redacted copy and a redacted* copy.

    Address any questions or comments relating to the above Judges of Compensation Claims in writing to: Wogan “Wogie” Badcock, (SNCJCC Commission Chair), P.O. Box 497, Mulberry, FL 33860.

    Applicant’s names will be published (http://e-jccupgrade.blogspot.com/) by Monday, November 22, 2021. If you wish to speak at the Commission meeting to oppose any applicant, written notice must be provided to the Commission Chair and Laura.Dane@doah.state.fl.us by Friday, November 26, 2021. The Commission will accept letters in support of any applicant if they are delivered to the Commission Chair and Laura.Dane@doah.state.fl.us by December 6, 2021

    The Commission will meet telephonically, December 6, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. EST. to discuss any procedural issues prior to the in person December 13, 2021 meeting. The commission meeting is open to the public by dialing 888.585.9008, and entering code number 510 432 870#.

    *The document must redact all information which is confidential or exempt. See,https://myfloridalegal.com/webfiles.nsf/WF/MNOSB9QQ79/$file/SunshineManual.pdf

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