Dubreuil's Florida Workers' Compensation Handbook

Attorneys, claims adjusters, employers, and others depend on Dubreuil's RedBook for quick answers to their workers' compensation questions.
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Written for workers' compensation practitioners and judges, claims adjusters, medical providers, and vocational rehabilitation counselors, Dubreuil's Florida Workers' Compensation Handbook is a portable resource containing clear, up-to-date analysis in plain language as well as insight and practical information. Case summaries, statutes, rules, charts and tables and a reference directory make it perfect for hearings, settlement conferences and depositions. Key features include:

  • Practice points
  • Case summaries to help refresh your memory about seminal cases
  • Full text of relevant statutes, rules and regulations
  • The most detailed index available

In addition, Dubreuil's Florida Workers' Compensation Handbook includes extensive cross references to Larson's Workers' Compensation, Desk Edition, drawing from the strength of the most relied on name in workers' compensation law.

The 2022 Edition ISBN was 9781663341266.

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Table of contents

Reference Directory

Part I Guide To Workers' Compensation Claims

Chapter 1 Evolution of Workers' Compensation Law
Chapter 2 Reporting: Employee, Employer, and Carrier
Chapter 3 Confirming Coverage: Under the Policy and Under the Law
Chapter 4 Jurisdiction: Accidents Outside the State and Coverage for Nonresidents
Chapter 5 Invalid Contract of Employment; The Martin v. Carpenter Defense
Chapter 6 Confirming Compensability: Accident and Injury
Chapter 7 Confirming Compensability: The Arising Out Of and In The Course Of Employment Requirements
Chapter 8 Occupational Disease, Acceleration or Aggravation Of Disease, and Apportionment
Chapter 9 Additional Defenses
Chapter 10 To Pay Or Not To Pay and Adjuster Ethics
Chapter 11 Calculating Indemnity Benefits, Average Weekly Wage, Penalties, and Offsets
Chapter 12 Temporary Total and Permanent Total Disability
Chapter 13 Temporary Partial and Permanent Partial Disability Benefits
Chapter 14 Impairment Benefits and Death Benefits
Chapter 15 Medical Benefits
Chapter 16 Rehabilitation Benefits
Chapter 17 Attendant Care
Chapter 18 Subrogation
Chapter 19 Washout Settlements
Chapter 20 The Legal Environment and Dispute Resolution
Chapter 21 Lawyers and Their Fees

Part II Case Summaries

Part III Florida Statutes

Title XXXI Labor
Title XXXIX Commercial Relations

Part IV Florida Rules Of Appellate Procedure

Part V Selected Provisions Of The Florida Administrative Code
Title 6 Department of Education
Title 38 Department of Labor and Employment Security
Title 59 Agency for Health Care Administration
Title 60 Department of Management Services
Title 69 Financial Services

Part VI Florida Code Of Judicial Conduct

Part VII Tables
Table 1 Statewide Average Weekly Wage--Maximum Compensation Rate
Table 2 Wage Loss Discount Factor
Table 3 Codes Relating To DWC-4: Notice Of Action/Change
Table 4 U.S. Life Expectancy Table
Table 5 Eight Percent Present Value
Table 6 Glossary Of Abbreviations And Jargon Frequently Used In "Comp"