Castellanos and the Leveling of the Playing Field for Injured Workers

Castellanos And The Leveling Of The Playing Field

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, 540 days since oral arguments, the Florida Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision in Castellanos v. Next Door Company. Essentially, this allows Claimant’s attorney’s to collect a “reasonable” fee from the Employer/Carrier when successfully securing benefits. Previously, a Claimant’s attorney fee was based on a percentage of the value of the benefits secured. For example, […]