Workers' comp group appeals case regarding Florida's Sunshine Law


A circuit court ruling that that said a workers' compensation group violated Florida's open records laws by not ensuring committee hearings and supporting documentation on a proposed rate increase were made available to the public is under appeal.

“The primary question in this appeal is whether (National Council on Compensation Insurance) has a committee with a responsibility for workers' compensation rates and whether NCCI had such a committee with regards to the 2016 rates filings at issue," attorney James McKee recently said in his opening statement representing NCCI during an oral argument in the 1st District Court of Appeal. "The records unequivocally demonstrates the answer is no.”

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