Workers Compensation Law
Rescuing the Rescuer: Reforming How Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Law Treats Mental Injury of First Responders
Written by: Travis J. Foels
Abstract The 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida was the deadliest terrorist attack in the United States since the September 11 attacks in 2001. With a final death toll of forty-nine people, and fifty-three others wounded, the attack sent shockwaves throughout the city, state, and nation. People sent condolences to the families of those […]
Ryan D. Watstein, Out of Jail and Out of Luck: The Effect of Negligent Hiring Liability and the Criminal Record Revolution On an Ex-Offender's employment prospects
61 Fla. L. Rev. 581 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In January 1978, Ed Harbour picked up a seventeen-year-old hitchhiker on his Indiana truck-driving route. He brutally raped and beat her, leaving her near death in the sleeping compartment of his truck. Astonishingly, this took place merely one year after Harbour was convicted […]
Diana L. Hayes, Bankruptcy Law: An Exercise in Statutory Interpretation-Staying True to the Broad Aim of the Code or Ignoring Plain Meaning and Purpose?
59 Fla. L. Rev. 697 (2007) | | | | TEXT :: State law required Petitioner to maintain workers’ compensation coverage for his freight trucking business. Petitioner contracted with Respondent to provide this insurance. After Petitioner canceled the policy and filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Respondent, in an amended claim, asserted that the unpaid premiums […]