US Supreme Court Denies Workers’ Comp Petition in Florida


The United States Supreme Court DENIED the petition in the matter of Stahl v Hialeah raising constitutional issues in the present workers' compensation system in Florida. The Florida program mirrors trending aspects of other state programs that have also been questioned on constitutional grounds.

No. 16-98 
Daniel Stahl, Petitioner
Hialeah Hospital, et al.

Docketed: July 21, 2016
Lower Ct: District Court of Appeal of Florida, First District

Case Nos.: (1D14-3077)
Decision Date: March 25, 2015
Rehearing Denied: April 14, 2015
Discretionary Court 
Decision Date: April 28, 2016

~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Jul 19 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 22, 2016) 

Aug 3 2016 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 21, 2016. 

Aug 16 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group filed. 

Aug 22 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Florida Chapter of National Employment Lawyers Association filed. 

Aug 22 2016 Brief amici curiae of Police Benevolent Association (PBA), et al. filed. 

Sep 21 2016 Brief of respondents Hialeah Hospital, et al. in opposition filed. 

Oct 4 2016 Reply of petitioner Daniel Stahl filed. (Distributed)

Oct 5 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 28, 2016.

Oct 13 2016 Supplemental brief of petitioner Daniel Stahl filed. (Distributed)

Oct 31 2016 Petition DENIED.

Case Below: Florida Supreme Court DocketCase Number: SC15-725 - Active DANIEL STAHL vs. HIALEAH HOSPITAL, ET AL.Lower Tribunal Case(s): 1D14-3077, 04-022489

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