• US Supreme Court Reviewing Workers Compensation Ruling in Florida

    Work related injury lawyers

    The United States Supreme Court is reviewing a Florida workers compensation claim because of a potential unconstitutional ruling.

    According to Business Insurance, lawyers petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court and asked for a writ of certiorari in the case Daniel Stahl v. Hialeah Hospital. The review is to determine whether or not Florida’s workers comp program is an adequate and exclusive remedy for injured Florida workers. This comes after new changes have been made to the program that eliminates permanent partial disability benefits.

    “In a case where no benefits can be awarded to an injured worker to cover,” the petition read, “partial loss of future wage earning capacity.

    The U.S. Supreme Court accepted jurisdiction at first, but then in April the court decided unanimous Continue Reading