"Gulf Coast demanded that Kottler pay her medical bills, but in Florida an 'employee is not liable for payment for medical treatment or services provided,' Fla. Stat. § 440.13(13)(g), and '[a] health care provider may not collect or receive a fee from an injured employee,' id. § 440.13(13)(a). Instead, '[s]uch providers have recourse against the employer or carrier for payment for [medical] services rendered . . . .' Id."
"The healthcare provider or health care facility providing services pursuant to this section shall be paid for the services solely by the employer or its insurance carrier, except for payments from third parties who have been determined to be liable for such payment."
"Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2)(d), the employee is not liable for payment for treatment or services provided pursuant to this section."
"Any consumer in Florida unfamiliar with its worker’s compensation laws who received the letter Kottler received would be misled to think that she was obligated to remit payment for medical bills that were owed by her employer."
“'actually employ or implement . . . procedures to avoid errors,' and then ensure those procedures were 'reasonably adapted to avoid the specific error at issue.'”
"is appropriate when there exists no genuine dispute as to any material fact and the movant is entitled to judgment as a matter of law. Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(a)."