Tag: workers compensation laws
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Michael MolineAugust 31, 2016
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A major business lobby, preparing the ground for the next fight over workers’ compensation insurance, prevailed against one of its main targets during Tuesday’s primary elections. But perhaps the bigger prize got away. “Call it a draw,” said Bill Herrle, Florida director for the National Federation of Independent Business. “A mixed bag.” The federation threw […]

Jim RosicaMay 31, 2016
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The National Federation of Independent Business/Florida is adding its voice to the business groups decrying a proposed 17 percent hike in the cost of workers’ compensation insurance to employers. The rate increase “is a $623 million tax on workers in Florida that will go primarily to workers’ compensation attorneys,” NFIB/Florida Executive Director Bill Herrle said in […]

Jim RosicaMay 27, 2016
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The state’s business groups are saying “we told you so” over the cost of workers’ compensation insurance. The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has asked the state to consider a 17 percent rate hike in the cost of workers’ comp to employers. Workers’ comp is mandated by states to pay workers who get hurt on the job. The council submitted its filing to […]

Jim RosicaApril 28, 2016
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The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday decided not to consider a case that challenged the constitutionality of the state’s workers’ compensation system. The move leaves a contentious 2003 overhaul untouched – for now. After hearing arguments in Stahl v. Hialeah Hospital earlier this month, all seven justices agreed to “exercise our discretion and discharge jurisdiction,” the court’s one […]

Phil AmmannDecember 3, 2014

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Capitol Group, Inc., led by veteran insurance expert Robert Reyes is forming a strategic partnership with Meenan P.A., the premier Tallahassee firm specializing in regulatory and legislative affairs. Reyes, who joined Capitol Group, Inc. after a stint at Floridian Partners, also served as legislative director for the Florida Department of Insurance. He brings more than […]


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