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Friday, January 11, 2013

Florida's Pace is Impressive

David Langham is the Deputy Chief Judge of Compensation Claims for the Florida
Florida's statistical report for case disposition of workers’ compensation claims is very impressive.

" In 2006, the Florida OJCC averaged 485 days between the filing of a petition and the beginning of trial. In 2012, the average was 166 days. In 2006, the Florida OJCC averaged 212 days between petition filing and the first mediation. In 2012, that average was just 88 days. Along the way, the OJCC leveraged technology, brought innovation to the attorneys and other interested parties, and deployed multiple processes that enhanced transparency and therefore efficiency." 

The data was reported by David Langham is the Deputy Chief Judge of Compensation Claims for the Florida Office of Judges of Compensation Claims and Division of Administrative Hearings.

To really be impressed, click here to read the Annual Report of the Office of Judges of Compensation 2012.Not only were the statistics demonstrating movement faster than a bullet train, but the transparency of information was stellar.