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Appeals court reverses ruling striking limits on PIP payments to chiropractors

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A state appeals court has upheld a law limiting payments to chiropractors under reforms to Florida’s personal-injury protection insurance system the Legislature approved in 2012. The 3rd District Court of Appeal on Wednesday reversed a ruling by Miami-Dade County Circuit Judge Michaelle Gonzalez-Paulson holding that the limits were unconstitutional. “We must presume that the Legislature conducted its own evaluation of the respective professionals’ qualifications,” the appeals court wrote. “When no suspect class or fundamental right is implicated, our inquiry is limited to whether…

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