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Division Director

Tanner Holloman

Assistant Director

Andrew Sabolic

Workers' Compensation
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
Workers' Compensation Claims
(800) 342-1741
Workers' Compensation Exemption/ Compliance
(850) 413-1609

Special Disability Trust Fund


  • Tom Krick

Core Functions

  • Encourages the employment of workers with pre-existing permanent physical impairments.
  • Informs employers of existence and function of the Fund.
  • Reimburses employers or their carriers for the additional workers' compensation benefits they have provided to an employee with a pre-existing impairment, who is subsequently injured in a covered workers’ compensation accident.
  • Determines the eligibility of claims for reimbursement.
  • Audits and processes reimbursement requests.
  • Reports annually on the status of the Special Disability Trust Fund, as determined by an independent actuary, as required by Florida Statutes 440.49(9)(e).

Contact Information

Tom Krick (850) 413-1651, Tom.Krick@myfloridacfo.com
Administration Policy, Reimbursement
Process, Status of checks
(850) 413-1604
Central Office mailing address Special Disability Trust Fund
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4223

Florida Statutory References

  • Section 440.49(1), Legislative intent
  • Section 440.49(2), Outlines the limitation of liability, definitions, legislative intent and reimbursement provisions of the Special Disability Trust Fund
  • Section 440.49(3) to 440.49(7), Claims and reimbursement
  • Section 440.49(8), Preferred Worker Program
  • Section 440.49(9), Establishes the Fund
  • Section 440.49(10), Administration of Trust Fund and Advisory Committee