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Some lawmakers in Florida are calling for a special legislative session to address workers’ comp issues in the wake of the Castellanos Supreme Court ruling in that state. During insurance commissioner candidate interviews last week, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam asked candidate Eric Johnson whether the issue should be addressed during the 2017 legislative session or if the effect of the ruling “is so great it calls for action sooner.” Attorney General Pam Bondi called the ruling the “top concern” for the Cabinet. NCCI is already reviewing the impact of the court’s ruling on rates and will file a rate increase with the Office of Insurance Regulation, if necessary.

Read more via Politico Florida here.

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