Business Groups Oppose Fla. Workers' Comp Law Challenge

By Carolina Bolado (January 11, 2016, 9:30 PM EST) -- Florida business and insurance organizations on Friday backed Hialeah Hospital in its fight against a former nurse challenging the state workers' compensation law, urging the Florida Supreme Court to declare the law constitutional.

In three amicus briefs filed on behalf of the hospital, groups like Associated Industries of Florida, the Florida League of Cities, the Florida Association of Insurance Agents, the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Retail Federation told the Supreme Court it should apply the rational basis test, and not strict scrutiny as requested by nurse Daniel Stahl, when determining whether the workers' compensation statute is constitutional....

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