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Kansas Claimants’ Attorneys Face “Catch-22” in Appellate Work

No Provision for Court-Ordered Fees on Appeal The Court of Appeals of Kansas recently reiterated that because of what amounts to a “Catch-22” in state law and appellate rules, an attorney representing a workers’ compensation claimant may not be awarded … Continue reading

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Florida: First DCA Certifies Constitutional Question After Affirming $165 Fee for 107 Hours of Work

Reluctantly affirming a decision by a Judge of Compensation Claims that had awarded claimant’s counsel an attorney’s fee of only $164.54 for 107.2 hours of legal work reasonably necessary to secure the claimant’s workers’ compensation benefits and indicating further that … Continue reading

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Arkansas Court Affirms Commission’s Order Requiring Claimant’s Attorney to Receive Half of Fee Over Nine-Year Period

The Court of Appeals of Arkansas has affirmed a determination by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission that ruled that a claimant’s attorney must receive one-half the allowed attorney’s fee in periodic installments stretched out over almost nine years–the attorney had … Continue reading

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