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Federal: Resort Is Statutory Employer of Staffing Company’s Parking Attendants
Posted on 15 May 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A parking attendant, who worked for a staffing company that contracted with a resort hotel to supply workers for valet parking is barred by the exclusive remedy doctrine from suing the resort in tort for injuries he sustained when he slipped on water... Read More

FL: CFO Blasts Legislature For Backing Down On Rising Costs Of WC Claims
Posted on 16 Nov 2010 by

Tallahassee, FL (CompNewsNetwork) - Florida CFO Alex Sink today blasted the Florida Legislature for backing down from their previously unanimous support of HB 5603, a bill that would save Florida taxpayers millions by addressing the rising costs of workers'... Read More

FL: Trial Lawyers Group Says NCCI Unable to Provide Objective Data on Workers' Comp Rates
Posted on 4 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

TALLHASSEE, FL - The Florida Justice Association (formerly the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers) has urged the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation to consider terminating its exclusive arrangement with the National Council on Compensation Insurance... Read More

FL: Schedules Seminars On Understanding WC Responsibilities Under Law
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by

The Division is proud to announce the 4th Quarter 2010 schedule for the Employer Workers' Compensation and Workplace Safety seminars that are held in various locations around the State. These seminars are free and open to all employers who are interested... Read More

FL: DWC To Evaluate EOBR
Posted on 16 Nov 2010 by

Tallahassee, FL (CompNewsNetwork) - The Bureau of Monitoring and Audit will add an EOBR review and evaluation component to its claims audits. The EOBR provides the health care provider with the reason(s) for an insurer's reimbursement decisions. Florida... Read More

FL: Critics Say Bill to Crack Down on Pill Mills Contains Glaring Loophole
Posted on 18 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

TALLAHASSEE, FL - As reported in The Palm Beach Post News , critics of the legislation to restrict the dispensing of narcotics at pain management clinics say there is a glaring loophole in the bill. Specifically, the bill bans pain clinic doctors from... Read More

FL: Gov. Reappoints Langham to Serve as Judge of Claims
Posted on 4 May 2010 by

Tallahassee, FL (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Charlie Crist today announced the following reappointment: Judge of Compensation Claims David W. Langham, 45, of Pensacola, reappointed for a term ending May 4, 2014. Judge Langham was admitted to... Read More