Workers' compensation is in the news across the country, but not so much in Florida. There are some workplace related bills that have been introduced, but it looks like a quiet session for Florida workers' ... Read More
What does it cost to run a workers' compensation system?
New York and Florida make for interesting comparisons. Last December, according to the United States Census Bureau, The Florida population ... Read More
On February 11, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit published its opinion on Hoover v. New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Albion Correctional ... Read More
CMS has updated their User Guide for Non Group Health Plans. The update is dated February 2, 2015. The only update to the guide is the following:
The updates listed below have been made to the Policy ... Read More
A couple of recent decisions around the country have provided reminders of the confines of the adversarial process and how much process is due.
A worker alleges an injury. The Employer denied ... Read More
There is a fair amount of discussion in the news about Florida and "insurance fraud" or "workers' compensation fraud." Some of the discussion has been stimulated by the discussion of 440.105 and ... Read More
Florida workers' compensation is sometimes a polarizing subject. The process of workers' comp was designed for the benefit of employees and their employers. Much has been written on the subject of the "grand ... Read More
In a general sense, we learn from history. In American law there a special place for history, or prior decisions which we call precedent. Precedent is often followed due to a legal maxim "stare decisis," or ... Read More