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28 November 2016 0 Comments Category: Workers' Compensation

Judge Halts Florida’s 14.5% Workers’ Compensation Rate Increase

A Florida circuit judge halts 14.5% workers’ compensation rate increase set for December 1, because of violations of Florida’s Sunshine Laws. On November 23, Leon Country Circuit Court Judge Karen Gievers ruled that the rate increase negotiated between NCCI and the state regulators within the Office of Insurance (OIR) cannot take effect, NCCI must hand over documents requested by the plaintiff in the case. NCCI has stated they have complied with applicable open meeting and other Sunshine Laws on transparency. NCCI says they will appeal the ruling. “NCCI is very disappointed […]
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