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Dully Denis Jr. v. All State Steel Inc of Jacksonville & Bridgefield Employers Insurance Company

OJCC# 20-002277, Jacksonville District, JCC Humphries

Primary Issue: Fraud/Misrepresentation

Summary: Compensability of the claim was initially accepted by the E/C, but was later denied on the grounds claimant had misrepresented himself to the medical providers and the employer. The JCC considered the conflicting testimonies of the claimant and the employer representatives and accepted the evidence favorable to the E/C. Concluding claimant made false statements with the purpose of securing benefits, the JCC DENIED the petition and BARRED claimant from receiving further benefits.