Florida Workers Comp Articles

Archive for October, 2011

Update on Changing Workers Comp Rates

On August 18, 2011, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) proposed an overall workers’ compensation rate level increase of 8.9% effective January 1, 2012. On October 24, 2011, the Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) issued an order stating that NCCI’s request would be approved if NCCI submited an amended filing addressing several miscellaneous issues […]

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Florida WC History: 1950s – 1970s

After the establishment of workers’ compensation law in 1935, Florida made significant changes to the workers comp system during the 1950’s and through the 1970’s. Read more about this early history here…

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Beginnings Of Workers Comp In Florida

Workers’ compensation is dictated by state governments and each one has its own variation of workers’ compensation laws. The Florida legislature enacted the first workers comp act in 1935. Read more here…

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Video: Workers Comp Policy & Florida Law

Short video explaining how the workers’ compensation policy documents in Florida are so short because they reference the Florida 440 Statutes dictating how the insurance will respond in a workers comp claim.

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Stop-Work Orders For Workers Comp

Workers compensation insurance is required by state laws for most Florida business owners. If a business does not purchase the insurance coverage, they can be issued a “stop-work order” by the Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation. Read more about this…

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