Blake Hood will be serving as a panelist at the 2023 Workers’ Compensation Institute (WCI) 77th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference and 34th Safety & Health Conference in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Hood will be participating in the highly anticipated "Hot Topics for Attorneys" session at this year's conference.
The "Hot Topics for Attorneys" session is one of the most popular sessions at the conference. Each year, this prominent panel discusses the most important and controversial case law decided by the Florida appellate courts and the most relevant amendments to the law enacted by the Florida Legislature. The interaction among the speakers, representing both the claimant and defense, always promises to be lively, interesting, informative, and entertaining. This session should not be missed by any attorney or claims adjuster who specializes in workers' compensation litigation.
The 2023 Workers’ Compensation Institute (WCI) 77th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference and 34th Safety and Health Conference will be held at The Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida on August 20-23, 2023. Find more information here.
About Blake J. Hood:
Mr. Hood devotes his practice to the defense of employers and insurance carriers in claims and appeals arising under the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act as well as claims brought under the federal Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.
He is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Workers’ Compensation, a designation he earned in 2013. He is an expert in workers’ compensation law dealing with the analysis and litigation of problems or controversies arising out of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Law.
His practice extends throughout the state of Florida, and he is licensed to practice law in North Carolina as well. He represents many insurance carriers and third party administrators. Additionally, he lectures on various topics concerning state and federal workers’ compensation claims.
He proudly served as Co-Chair for the Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund between 2010 and 2012 and helped co-ordinate numerous fundraising events for the purpose of raising scholarship funds for the organization. When not working, Mr. Hood enjoys spending his time with his wife and daughter, cooking, reading and playing classical guitar.