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Paul M. Anderson: Stereotypes won’t help Florida workers – or produce real reform

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As the chair-elect of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Florida Bar, I believe it is important to correct misconceptions and misstatements made by the head of the Florida Chamber regarding Florida’s workers’ compensation system and the attorneys who represent injured Floridians. In a recent column, Mark Wilson and the Chamber suggest the workers’ compensation rate increase approved by Florida’s new Insurance Commissioner benefits only “billboard trial lawyers.” Nothing could be further from the truth. The commissioner approved a ridiculous…

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Morgan & Morgan chimes in on worker’s comp rulings

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The Morgan & Morgan law firm’s blog has opined on the state Supreme Court’s latest ruling on the state’s worker’s compensation law, calling it a “victory” for workers. An unsigned post appeared Monday; it was tweeted Tuesday. The firm, led by famed Orlando trial attorney John Morgan, has a bustling practice in worker’s comp applications and appeals. States mandate worker’s comp systems to pay workers who get hurt on the job. Last month, the Castellanos v. Next Door Company opinion struck down the law’s caps on legal fees as unconstitutional.…

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