FL Workers' Compensation Statutes - Chapter 440​

440.01 - Short title.

 

440.015 - Legislative intent.

 

440.02 - Definitions.

 

440.021 - Exemption of workers’ compensation from chapter 120.

 

440.03 - Application.

 

440.04 - Waiver of exemption.

 

440.05 - Election of exemption; revocation of election; notice; certification.

 

440.055 - Notice requirements.

 

440.06 - Failure to secure compensation; effect.

 

440.075 - When corporate officer rejects chapter; effect.

 

440.077 - When a corporate officer rejects chapter, effect.

 

440.09 - Coverage.

 

440.091 - Law enforcement officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or paramedic; when acting within the course of

employment.

 

440.092 - Special requirements for compensability; deviation from employment; subsequent intervening accidents.

 

440.093 - Mental and nervous injuries.

 

440.094 - Extraterritorial reciprocity.

 

440.10 - Liability for compensation.

 

440.101 - Legislative intent; drug-free workplaces.

 

440.102 - Drug-free workplace program requirements.

 

440.1025 - Employer workplace safety program in ratesetting; program requirements; rulemaking.

 

440.103 - Building permits; identification of minimum premium policy.

 

440.104 - Competitive bidder; civil actions.

 

440.105 - Prohibited activities; reports; penalties; limitations.

 

440.1051 - Fraud reports; civil immunity; criminal penalties.

 

440.106 - Civil remedies; administrative penalties.

 

440.107 - Department powers to enforce employer compliance with coverage requirements.

 

440.108 - Investigatory records relating to workers’ compensation employer compliance; confidentiality.

 

440.11 - Exclusiveness of liability.

 

440.12 - Time for commencement and limits on weekly rate of compensation.

 

440.125 - Medical records and reports; identifying information in employee medical bills; confidentiality.

 

440.13 - Medical services and supplies; penalty for violations; limitations.

 

440.132 - Investigatory records relating to workers’ compensation managed care arrangements; confidentiality.

 

440.134 - Workers’ compensation managed care arrangement.

 

440.14 - Determination of pay.

 

440.15 - Compensation for disability.

 

440.151 - Occupational diseases.

 

440.16 - Compensation for death.

 

440.17 - Guardian for minor or incompetent.

 

440.185 - Notice of injury or death; reports; penalties for violations.

 

440.19 - Time bars to filing petitions for benefits.

 

440.191 - Employee Assistance and Ombudsman Office.

 

440.192 - Procedure for resolving benefit disputes.

 

440.1926 - Alternate dispute resolution; claim arbitration.

 

440.20 - Time for payment of compensation and medical bills; penalties for late payment.

 

440.205 - Coercion of employees.

 

440.207 - Workers’ compensation system guide.

 

440.21 - Invalid agreements.

 

440.211 - Authorization of collective bargaining agreement.

 

440.22 - Assignment and exemption from claims of creditors.

 

440.23 - Compensation a lien against assets.

 

440.24 - Enforcement of compensation orders; penalties.

 

440.25 - Procedures for mediation and hearings.

 

440.271 - Appeal of order of judge of compensation claims.

 

440.2715 - Access to courts through state video teleconferencing network.

 

440.28 - Modification of orders.

 

440.29 - Procedure before the judge of compensation claims.

 

440.30 - Depositions.

 

440.31 - Witness fees.

 

440.32 - Cost in proceedings brought without reasonable ground.

 

440.33 - Powers of judges of compensation claims.

 

440.34 - Attorney’s fees; costs.

 

440.345 - Reporting of attorney’s fees.

 

440.35 - Record of injury or death.

 

440.38 - Security for compensation; insurance carriers and self-insurers.

 

440.381 - Application for coverage; reporting payroll; payroll audit procedures; penalties.

 

440.385 - Florida Self-Insurers Guaranty Association, Incorporated.

 

440.3851 - Public records and public meetings exemptions.

 

440.386 - Individual self-insurers’ insolvency; conservation; liquidation.

 

440.39 - Compensation for injuries when third persons are liable.

 

440.40 - Compensation notice.

 

440.41 - Substitution of carrier for employer.

 

440.42 - Insurance policies; liability.

 

440.44 - Workers’ compensation; staff organization.

 

440.442 - Code of Judicial Conduct.

 

440.45 - Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims.

 

440.47 - Travel expenses.

 

440.49 - Limitation of liability for subsequent injury through Special Disability Trust Fund.

 

440.491 - Reemployment of injured workers; rehabilitation.

 

440.50 - Workers’ Compensation Administration Trust Fund.

 

440.51 - Expenses of administration.

 

440.515 - Reports from self-insurers; confidentiality.

 

440.52 - Registration of insurance carriers; notice of cancellation or expiration of policy; suspension or revocation of authority.

 

440.525 - Examination and investigation of carriers and claims-handling entities.

 

440.53 - Effect of unconstitutionality.

 

440.54 - Violation of child labor law.

 

440.55 - Proceedings against state.

 

440.572 - Authorization for individual self-insurer to provide coverage.

 

440.585 - Workers’ compensation group self-insurance fund application disclosure.

 

440.591 - Administrative procedure; rulemaking authority.

 

440.593 - Electronic reporting.

 

440.60 - Application of laws.

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