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Florida’s 6-Month Limitation on Temporary “Physical-Mental” Benefits is Constitutional

A Florida appellate court has upheld the constitutionality of a provision within the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act [§ 440.093(3), Fla. Stat.] that cuts off temporary benefits for psychiatric injuries six months after a claimant reaches (physical) maximum medical improvement [Kneer … Continue reading

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Ohio: Appellate Court Affirms Award for PTSD in Spite of State’s Limiting Definition of “Injury”

An Ohio appellate court recently affirmed a trial court’s summary judgment in favor of a medical center clerk who had received an award of workers’ compensation benefits related to physical injuries, as well as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), sustained in … Continue reading

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