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Workers Comp Insurance Laws To Be Challenged In Florida Supreme Court

 Thursday, December 3, 2015

 CBS Miami

A Florida Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of the state’s workers-compensation insurance system is drawing heavy interest from legal, public-safety and insurance-industry groups. At least 16 groups have been approved to file friend-of the-court briefs in the case, which the Supreme Court agreed last month to hear, according to an online docket. The case involves injuries suffered in December 2003 by Daniel Stahl, a nurse at Hialeah Hospital who hurt his back lifting a patient. In part, the legal dispute has centered on a move by lawmakers in 2003 to eliminate a type of benefits for partial disability.
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