Fla. Appeals Court Agrees To Rethink Workers' Comp Ruling

Law360, Miami (April 8, 2013, 7:42 PM EDT) -- A Florida appeals court has agreed to reconsider a ruling that extended temporary disability benefits to 260 weeks after deeming a provision in the Florida Workers' Compensation Law limiting the benefits to 104 weeks unconstitutional.

Florida's First District Court of Appeal last Wednesday granted a request for an en banc rehearing of its Feb. 28 ruling, in which the court found the current law's “statutory gap” too often leaves injured workers in a limbo — no longer able to receive temporary benefits but also not yet...
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