McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, P.A. ispleased to announce the selection of 3 firm attorneys as2016 Florida Super Lawyers Partners, James N. Mcconnaughhay and R. Stephen Coonrod were selected as top practitioners in the area of workers' compensation defense. Of Counsel, John B....

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DOL Issues Long Awaited Revised Overtime Standards

May 18, 2016 by Jason C. Taylor, Partner

The wait is over. Whether for or against, employers and employees now know what the final rule addressing the overtime standards will require when it becomes effective on December 1, 2016. Probably the most critical component of the revised standards, the salary requirement, represents an increase...

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Key Issues in Misrepresentation

March 28, 2016 by Aaron T. McCurdy, Associate Attorney

Under Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Laws, a claimant will have a heavy price to pay if an administrative hearing officer, court, or jury, finds the injured worker knowingly or intentionally made any false, fraudulent, or misleading statement, either verbally or in writing, to obtain any...

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2016 Workers' Compensation Session Wrap Up

March 15, 2016 by Tamela I. Perdue, Of Counsel

The Florida Legislature closed out the 2016 Regular Session at 6:45 pm last Friday, March 11, 2016. Throughout the session, over 1800 bills were filed but the Florida Legislature only passed 261 before its adjournment. Governor Rick Scott has already signed several items into new law. Florida...

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