The constitutionality of Florida’s workers’ compensation system may still be challenged as plaintiffs in the case, who were denied review by the Florida Supreme Court, have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in.
In Stahl v. Hialeah Hospital, plaintiffs are challenging the constitutionality of significant changes made to Florida’s workers’ compensation law back in 2003. It’s just one of many states in which workers’ compensation protections have been rolled back in recent years. This is an example of workers fighting back.
The question raised in Stahl is whether Florida’s workers’ compensation system is an adequate exclusive remedy for workers who are injured. Continue reading