Bichler, Oliver, Longo & Fox, PLLC is the preeminent statewide law firm serving the needs of first responders. The types of work injuries and occupational diseases that affect first responders are unique to the nature and rigorous demands of their professions. We bring an unparalleled understanding to the interplay between the various benefits our clients are entitled to whether it be workers’ compensation, pension and or Social Security. At Bichler, Oliver, Longo & Fox, we are passionate about protecting those that protect and serve.
FLORIDA FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL RULES IN FAVOR OF OFFICER MARTHA MILES AND STRIKES DOWN A PORTION OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL
The First District Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Officer Martha Miles yesterday in a sweeping decision that struck down significant portions of the Workers' Compensation Act as unconstitutional. Bichler, Oliver, Longo and Fox is proud to have represented Officer Miles in this groundbreaking case that will have far reaching implications for anyone injured on the job in the State of Florida. The Fraternal Order of Police, along with other fraternal organizations representing first responders, will also benefit directly from the decision since they can now assist members who are being wrongfully denied benefits for work injuries.
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With this victory Bichler, Oliver, Longo and Fox has extended an impressive series of wins at both the trial and appellate level that continue to redefine the law for injured and disabled first responders. It is our honor to represent so many valiant public servants and we are grateful for the continued support from this community. Anyone with questions related to this case, Heart Bill claims, or workers' compensation in general should contact us for further information.