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Workers’ Comp Case Involving Former AFL Player Heads to FL Supreme Court


By Phil Yacuboski

Orlando, FL ( – A workers’ comp case involving a former player of the Arena Football League (AFL) will head to the Florida Supreme Court. Bryon Bishop is trying to collect workers’ compensation benefits after being injured as a member of the Orlando Predators.

“We are disappointed in the decision,” said Charles Leo, Bishop’s attorney, to “The decision left a lot of players out there hanging who played who think they are covered by workers’ compensation, but they are not.”

In June, the Florida First District Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling that maintained benefits for Bishop, who hurt his neck and knee...

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