HB 311 (2009) -  Workers' Compensation

by Taylor, P.
Revises provisions relating to award of attorney's fees; removes provision prohibiting award of attorney's fees under certain conditions; removes provision entitling claimant to recover attorney's fees from carrier or employer under certain conditions; removes provision establishing lien in cases in which claimant is responsible for payment of his or her own attorney's fees; removes prohibition on judges from entering order approving contents of specified retainer agreements; provides that judge of compensation claims may approve certain alternative attorney's fees in certain limited cases.
Effective Date: July 1, 2009
Last Event: Withdrawn prior to introduction on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 3:30 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Withdrawn prior to introduction Time: 02/03/2009 - 3:30 PM Member: Taylor, P. Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/13/2009 - 10:58 AM Member: Taylor, P. Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
440.34 CS/HB 903, HB 1489