In neighboring news:

The Florida Supreme Court has acknowledged the receipt of an appeal from Florida Workers’ Advocates in The State of Florida v. Florida Workers’ Advocates et al., which questions whether the workers’ comp system in that state is an adequate exclusive remedy for injured workers. A three-judge panel from Florida’s 3rd District Court of Appeal unanimously reversed Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Jorge Cueto’s August 2014 ruling in June, however, they declined to rule on the constitutionality component. Judge Cueto declared the state’s workers compensation system unconstitutional because of his determination that recent changes have rendered it an inadequate remedy in place of common-law torts.

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