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Proposed 2.5% Statewide Workers’ Comp Decrease

After 3 years of workers compensation rate increases, Florida based companies may see a small decrease come 2015. The National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. announced in a statement on Friday, August 22 that they are recommending an overall rate … Continue reading

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Contractor’s Guide to Workers’ Compensation

For the benefit of our clients in the construction industry, we have shared a document from the Florida United Businesses Association (FUBA) that summarizes contractors’ responsibilities under the Florida workers’ compensation law. Topics include: What kinds of businesses are classified … Continue reading

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Westphal v. St. Petersburg: Will Workers’ Compensation Rates Increase Because of this Court Case?

The economic impact is pretty easy to project. If an insurance company is forced by law to pay over 150% more on high value claims, where do you think they are going to recoup that money? The answer is premium … Continue reading

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OSHA Releases Annual Inspection Plan

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced Jan. 8, 2013, that at least 1,260 randomly selected workplaces will be inspected as part of the agency’s 2012 site-specific targeting (SST) program. The inspections will be conducted throughout 2013 and will … Continue reading

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Attention Limited Liability Companies (LLC’s): Workers’ Comp Exemption Update

Effective July 1, 2013, owners of limited liability companies (LLC’s) that are in all industries except construction will be treated for workers’ compensation purposes just like corporate officers. This means non-construction LLC owners will be subject to workers’ compensation coverage … Continue reading

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