In neighboring news:

Associated Industries of Florida has proposed workers’ compensation bill language in that state which would require injured employees in the state to be responsible for their own attorney fees, among other changes. The proposal would also prohibit workers comp judges from ordering insurers and employers to pay claimants’ attorney fees and require “reasonable costs” of workers’ comp proceedings to be “taxed against the non-prevailing party.”

Further coverage via Business Insurance here.

Download the proposal in full: AIF Task Force proposal 2.14.17

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