Advocating for Changes to Legal Liability in Tallahassee, FL
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The current abusive litigation environment found in Florida can be quite damaging to businesses throughout the state. Thankfully, at Florida Justice Reform Institute, we are here to provide resources to companies that are targets of predatory lawsuits. We regularly advocate for tort reform and changes to legal liability in Tallahassee, FL, while also supporting businesses that struggle with litigation.
Additionally, we provide access to numerous legal experts that will testify on your behalf to counter trial sensationalism. We believe that through effective lobbying and coordinated efforts that we can help bring positive change to Florida’s business community. Contact us today to learn more about our lobby group services or to discuss any litigation that has been brought against your company.
Understanding Tort Law
At Florida Justice Reform Institute, we have a deep understanding of tort law, and we use this knowledge to drive changes in current legislation. We aim to help protect small businesses from the devastating impacts that unlawful and unsubstantiated legal liability lawsuits can have on their success. The rampant misuse of litigation in our state damages the economy, and without significant improvements to tort law, the problems will only get worse over time.
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"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser---in fees, expenses, and waste of time."
The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln edited by Roy P. Basler, Volume II, "Notes for a Law Lecture" (July 1, 1850), p. 81
Business groups demand that Florida craft virus lawsuit protections - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - November 27, 2020
Insights from Florida Chamber Insurance Summit: Liability protections needed as Session nears - FlaPol - November 6, 2020
Insights from Florida Chamber Insurance Summit: Auto glass AOBs replacing property AOB market - FlaPol - November 5, 2020
FL Democrats confront a hard truth: ‘We need a whole new direction’ - Florida Phoenix - November 4, 2020
‘A stone-cold up-and-down referendum on Donald Trump’: Will FL voters kick him out and pick Biden? - Florida Phoenix - November 2, 2020
WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Leaders Applaud CFO Patronis’ Guiding Principles for Liability Protections - EIN Presswire - September 30, 2020
Florida business group offers plan after DeSantis calls for employer liability protections - CenterSquare - September 25, 2020
Group offers proposal for liability protections - FlaPol - September 24, 2020
Group offers proposal for COVID-19 liability protections in Florida - News4Jax - September 23, 2020
DeSantis backs limiting COVID-19-related lawsuits amid pandemic - News4Jax - September 23, 2020
Governor Backs Liability Protections Amid Pandemic - Health News Florida - September 23, 2020
DeSantis backs liability protections amid pandemic - Tampa Bay Business Journal - September 23, 2020
Governor Backs Liability Protections Amid Pandemic - wusf - September 23, 2020
With Renatha Francis Out, Ron DeSantis Names Jamie Grosshans to Florida Supreme Court - Florida Daily - September 15, 2020
COVID primary: Some crowded races, dark money, and a push for women candidates - Florida Phoenix - August 17, 2020
FJRI President William Large getting interviewed by Florida Internet & Television President Brad Swanson
on COVID 19 liability reforms. - July 23, 2020
DeSantis mum on protecting businesses from COVID liability - The Tampa Bay Times - July 22, 2020
DeSantis Stays Quiet on Coronavirus Lawsuit Protection Issue - Daily Business Review - July 22, 2020
DeSantis stays quiet on liability issues - Tampa Bay Business Journal - July 22, 2020
Gov. Ron DeSantis Stays Quiet On COVID-19 Liability Issues - CBS Miami - July 21, 2020
Florida Supreme Court conservatives reverse longstanding criminal protections. It’s ‘alarming,’ defense lawyers say - Orlando Sentinel - June 8, 2020
Appointment of Francis, Couriel expands Florida high court's diversity - The Florida Record - May 27, 2020
DeSantis taps Couriel, Francis for Supreme Court - The Florida Times-Union - May 27, 2020
2 South Floridians Are Now Among the Most Powerful Judges in the State, Having Risen to Florida Supreme Court - Law.com - May 27, 2020