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The 1995 Florida Statutes

Title XXXI
LABOR
Chapter 440
Workers' Compensation
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CHAPTER 440: WORKERS' COMPENSATION

440.01 Short title.

440.015 Legislative intent.

440.02 Definitions.

440.021 Exemption of workers' compensation from

CHAPTER 120.

440.03 Application.

440.04 Waiver of exemption.

440.05 Election of exemption; revocation of election; notice; certification.

440.055 Notice requirements.

440.06 Failure to secure compensation; effect.

440.075 When corporate officer rejects chapter; effect.

440.077 When a sole proprietor, partner, or officer rejects chapter, effect.

440.09 Coverage.

440.091 Law enforcement officer; when acting within the course of employment.

440.092 Special requirements for accidents.

440.10 Liability for compensation.

440.101 Legislative intent; drug-free workplaces.

440.102 Drug-free workplace program requirements.

440.103 Building permits.

440.104 Competitive bidder; civil actions.

440.105 Prohibited activities; penalties.

440.1051 Fraud reports; civil immunity; criminal penalties.

440.106 Civil remedies; administrative penalties.

440.107 Division powers to enforce employer compliance with coverage requirements.

440.11 Exclusiveness of liability.

440.12 Time for commencement and limits on weekly rate of compensation.

440.125 Medical records and reports; identifying information in employee medical bills; confidentiality.

440.13 Medical services and supplies; penalty for violations; limitations.

440.132 Investigatory records relating to workers' compensation managed care arrangements; confidentiality.

440.134 Workers' compensation managed care arrangement.

440.135 Pilot programs for medical and remedial care in workers' compensation.

440.14 Determination of pay.

440.15 Compensation for disability.

440.151 Occupational diseases.

440.16 Compensation for death.

440.17 Guardian for minor or incompetent.

440.185 Notice of injury or death; reports; penalties for violations.

440.19 Time bars to filing petitions for benefits.

440.191 Employee Assistance and Ombudsman Office.

440.192 Procedure for resolving benefit disputes.

440.1925 Procedure for resolving maximum medical improvement or permanent impairment disputes.

440.20 Time for payment of compensation; penalties for late payment.

440.205 Coercion of employees.

440.207 Workers' compensation system guide.

440.21 Invalid agreements.

440.211 Authorization of collective bargaining agreement.

440.22 Assignment and exemption from claims of creditors.

440.23 Compensation a lien against assets.

440.24 Enforcement of compensation orders; penalties.

440.25 Procedures for mediation and hearings.

440.271 Appeal of order of judge of compensation claims.

440.2715 Access to courts through state video teleconferencing network.

440.28 Modification of orders.

440.29 Procedure before the judge of compensation claims.

440.30 Depositions.

440.31 Witness fees.

440.32 Cost in proceedings brought without reasonable ground.

440.33 Powers of judges of compensation claims.

440.34 Attorney's fees; costs.

440.345 Reporting of attorney's fees.

440.35 Record of injury or death.

440.38 Security for compensation; insurance carriers and self-insurers.

440.381 Application for coverage; reporting payroll; payroll audit procedures; penalties.

440.385 Florida Self-Insurers Guaranty Association, Incorporated.

440.386 Individual self-insurers' insolvency; conservation; liquidation.

440.39 Compensation for injuries when third persons are liable.

440.40 Compensation notice.

440.41 Substitution of carrier for employer.

440.42 Insurance policies; liability.

440.44 Workers' compensation; staff organization.

440.4416 Workers' Compensation Oversight Board.

440.442 Code of Judicial Conduct.

440.45 Office of Judges of Compensation Claims.

440.47 Travel expenses.

440.49 Limitation of liability for subsequent injury through Special Disability Trust Fund.

440.491 Reemployment of injured workers; rehabilitation.

440.50 Workers' Compensation Administration Trust Fund.

440.51 Expenses of administration.

440.515 Reports from self-insurers; confidentiality.

440.52 Registration of suspension or revocation of authority.

440.525 Examination of carriers.

440.53 Effect of unconstitutionality.

440.54 Violation of child labor law.

440.55 Proceedings against state.

440.572 Authorization for individual self-insurer to provide coverage.

440.585 Workers' compensation group self-insurance fund application disclosure.

440.59 Reporting requirements.

440.591 Administrative procedure; rulemaking authority.

440.593 Electronic reporting.

440.60 Application of laws.