Fla. Stat. 440.091(3)
Workers' Compensation: EMT or Paramedic
An EMT or paramedic who is employed by a political subdivision and provides life support is entitled to workers' compensation if injured or killed. An EMT or paramedic who provides care outside of their home jurisdiction is not entitled to workers' compensation if injured or killed.
Law enforcement officers, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or paramedic; when acting within the course of employment
(3) If an emergency medical technician or paramedic is appointed or employed full time by a municipality, the state, or any political subdivision, is certified under chapter 401, is providing basic life support or advanced life support services, as defined in s. 401.23, in an emergency situation in this state, and such activities would be considered to be within the course of his or her employment as an emergency medical technician or paramedic and covered by the employer’s workers’ compensation coverage except for the fact that the location of the emergency was outside of the employer’s jurisdiction or area of responsibility, such activities are considered to be within the course of employment. The provisions of this subsection do not apply if the emergency medical technician or paramedic is performing activities for which he or she is paid by another employer or contractor.