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, our lobbying group is 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
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