August 22, 2012: Florida Division of Administrative Hearings Proposed Rule Hearing

Aug 22, 2012

8:00 a.m.–Florida Division of Administrative Hearings Proposed Rule Hearing. Proposed amendments to procedural Rules for adjudication of workers’ compensation claims are intended to improve definitions, implement mandatory electronic filing, streamline the service of pleadings, promote the timely resolution of attorneys’ fees and costs, discourage duplication and unnecessary filings, encourage timely orders, streamline mediation, provide for voluntary mediation, promote timely discovery and entry of discovery orders, streamline motion practice, allow Judges of Compensation Claims to approve stipulations and streamline the appointment of expert medical advisors. To view the hearing notice, along with a list of Rules being amended, click here.