Fla. Stat. 440.34 (Florida Attorney Fees) Unconstitutional
For over two years, the people of Florida workers' compensation have been watching The Florida Supreme Court waiting for a decision in Castellanos v. Next Door Company. Then, the Florida First District Court of Appeal issued a panel decision on April 20, 2016. Judge Bradford Thomas authored the 26 page opinion in Miles v. City of Edgewater Police, joined by Chief Judge Roberts and Judge Wolf. The court has declared Fla. Stat. 440.34 and Fla. Stat. 440.105(3)(c) unconstitutional.