Month: March 2013

Florida Workers Compensation Law Unconstitutional

In the landmark Decision Westphal v. City of St. Petersburg, slip opinion # 1D12-3563,  http://opinions.1dca.org/written/opinions2013/02-28-2013/12-3563.pdf issued by the First District Court of Appeal on February 28, 2013, the court  held  that section 440.15(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2009), is unconstitutional under article I, section 21,of the Florida Constitution, as applied to Westphal and others similarly situated, by … Continued