“Hairy Chest” contest judge

December 7, 2012

  • 413 Workers’ Compensation
  • 413XVI Proceedings to Secure Compensation
  • 413XVI(P) Hearing or Trial
  • 413XVI(P)1 In General
  • 413k1687 k. In general.

413 Workers' CompensationAdministrative judge’s consideration of video taken on claimant’s cruise showing her horseback riding and judging “hairy chest” contest did not demonstrate bias against claimant on her request for workers’ compensation benefits; video was just one piece of evidence considered by judge in rendering decision.
Stanford v. V.F. Jeanswear, LP, 84 So.3d 825 (2012)
Suggested by Barbara Widen, Principal Attorney Editor; Thomson Reuters