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Alexis Torres v. Walmart and Sedgwick CMS

OJCC# 19-008150, Lakeland District, JCC Arthur

Primary Issue: Motion to Enforce

Summary: A settlement agreement was purportedly reached, as documented by the emails between the parties’ counsels. Claimant challenged the settlement, arguing he did not agree to the settlement terms and had not given his prior counsel authority to accept the offer. The JCC resolved the conflicts in testimonies of claimant and his former counsel, specifically finding former counsel to be more credible. Concluding claimant merely suffered a case of buyer’s remorse, the JCC GRANTED the E/C motion to enforce.