TALLAHASSEE — In a recent decision, a Florida appellate court has reversed an opinion, indicating that a workers’ compensation insurer is still on the hook after failing to meet its responsibilities during a 120-day pay and investigative period.
With legislation pending over the controversial "assignment-of-benefits" practice, an appeals court in Florida has ruled an insurance company cannot restrict policy holder's ability to assign post-loss benefits.
The Florida First District Court of Appeal has overturned an order in a workers' compensation case, ruling that a worker forfeited his right to benefits for a workplace accident after he offered conflicting details about his medical history and the cause of his injuries.
The Florida First District Court of Appeal has upheld a trial court’s decision that the matter of whether to admit an unvaccinated child into a Catholic school is the church's decision, not the court's.
TALLAHASSEE — The 1st District Court of Appeal has affirmed a trial court’s decision to deny a claimant’s request to switch workers' compensation doctors for a third time due to the statutory language.
MIAMI — A Florida appeals court upheld the dismissal of a case levied by the International Association of Firefighters Local S-20, Florida State Fire Service Association, charging Gov. Rick Scott with promoting unfair labor practices following his veto of a proposed raise for state firefighters.
TALLAHASSEE — Judges for Florida's 1st District Court of Appeal have reversed a lower court decision and remanded a portion of the case regarding attorney fees back to the Circuit Court for Escambia County.
TALLAHASSEE — In a case involving a Florida man and his fight to keep a bank from foreclosing on his late mother’s reverse mortgage, the 1st District Court of Appeal has affirmed a judgment and remanded a portion of the case regarding attorney fees to the lower court.
TALLAHASSEE — The 1st District Court of Appeal has remanded a case back to a circuit court in which a Florida couple has been engaged in a long-running feud with the Suwannee River Water District over damaged caused to their property.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's 1st District Court of Appeal recently affirmed a dismissal of a declaratory decision issued by a lower court in a case disputing whether property used for short-term rentals violated an agreement.