11th Circuit Court Rules Florida Workers’ Compensation Statutes Unconstitutional As Long As Exclusive Replacement Remedy Provision Remains

Aug 13, 2014


The Property and Casualty Insurers Association of America advised today, August 13, 2014, that the 11th Circuit Court of Florida (Miami-Dade County) has declared Chapter 440, Florida Statutes to be unconstitutional, as long as the Chapter maintains section 440.11, which is the exclusive replacement remedy of Florida’s workers’ compensation statutes that became effective on October 1, 2003.

Colodny Fass& Webb is currently reviewing the Court’s Order and will provide an update.

The Order is attached.


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