Florida Comp Reforms Struggle to Balance Worker and Employer Needs


How the workers comp system balances the rights of injured workers and employers will be a central theme during oral arguments inThe State of Florida vs. Florida Workers' Advocates et al.

The state is appealing Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge Cueto's decision last August in which he declared the state's workers comp system unconstitutional because changes to it mean it does not provide “an adequate exclusive replacement remedy” in place of common-law torts.

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