Florida Justice Reform Institute, Logo

 


2018 Legislation


FJRI-retained attorney Rick Parker

Testifying before the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee encouraging bad faith insurance reform in SB 150 -- PIP by Senator Lee.

February 23, 2018

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the House Judiciary Committee opposing HB 7061 by Rep. Perez - Jurisdiction of the County Court.

February 21, 2018

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the House Justice Appropriations Subcommittee opposing HB 7061 by Rep. Perez—Jurisdiction of the County Court.

February 13, 2018

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee opposing SB 1384 by Sen. Brandes—Jurisdiction of the County Court.

February 13, 2018

FJRI-retained attorney Ashley Kalifeh 

Testifying before the Senate Banking & Insurance Subcommittee against SB 1168 by Sen. Steube dealing with Assignment of Benefits. 

January 24, 2018

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the Constitution Revision Commission Declaration of Rights Committee against Proposal 88.

January 19, 2018

FJRI-retained attorney Rick Parker


Testifying before the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee encouraging bad faith insurance reform in SB 150 -- PIP by Senator Lee.

January 10, 2018

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the Constitutional Revision Commission Judicial Committee against Proposal 23.

December 12, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Kim Fernandes

Testifying before the House Commerce Committee against PCB COM 18-01 -- Workers' Compensation.

November 14, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Rick Parker

Testifying before the House Commerce Committee encouraging bad faith insurance reform in HB 19 -- PIP. 

November 7, 2017


                                                                                       2017 Legislation


FJRI-retained Kim Fernandes

Testifying before the Senate Rules Committee opposing the Workers' Compensation bill,
SB 1582 by Sen. Bradley.

April 19, 2017

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the House Commerce Committee regarding the Assignment of Benefits bill, House Bill 1421 by Rep. Grant.

April 19, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Rick Parker

Testifying before the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee encouraging bad faith insurance reform in SB 1766 -- PIP by Sen. Lee. 

April 13, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Rick Parker


Testifying before the House Commerce Committee encouraging bad faith insurance reform in HB 1063 -- PIP by Rep. Grall. 

April 13, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Kim Fernandes

Testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee against SB 1582 -- Workers' Compensation by Sen. Bradley.

April 13, 2017

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee against SB 1684 by Sen. Farmer dealing with Insurance Rates and Assignment of Benefits.

April 3, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Kim Fernandes


Testifying before the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee against SB 1582 -- Workers' Compensation by Sen. Bradley.

April 3, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Andy Bolin

Testifying before the Senate Rules Committee against SB 334 -- Prejudgment Interest by Sen. Steube.

March 29, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Kathy Maus
 

Testifying before the House Banking & Insurance Committee encouraging bad faith insurance reform in HB 1063 -- PIP by Rep. Grall.  

March 27, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Kim Fernandes

Testifying before the House Insurance & Banking Committee against HB  7085 -- Workers' Compensation by Rep. Burgess.

March 14, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Andy Bolin

Testifying before the Senate Rules Committee against SB 334 -- Prejudgment Interest by Sen. Steube.

March 9, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Kim Fernandes

Testifying before the House Insurance & Banking Committee against HB  7085 -- Workers' Compensation by Rep. Burgess.

March 7, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Andy Bolin


Testifying before the House Civil Justice Subcommittee against HB 469 -- Prejudgment Interest by Rep. Harrison.

February 23, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Andy Bolin

Testifying before the House Civil Justice Subcommittee against HB 469 -- Prejudgment Interest by Rep. Harrison.

February 23, 2017 

                 
                 
                         
  

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the House Health Quality  Subcommittee against HB 19 by Rep. Grall dealing with a Physician Liability.

February 22, 2017

FJRI President William Large


Testifying before the House Judiciary Committee against HB 1 by Rep. Sullivan dealing with a Judicial Term Limits.

February 21, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney Tommy Dukes

Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee against SB 334 -- Prejudgment Interest by Sen. Steube.

February 21, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney George Meros

Testifying before the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee against SB 262 -- HMOs by Sen. Steube.

February 21, 2017

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the House Civil Justice Subcommittee against HB 1 by Rep. Sullivan dealing with a Judicial Term Limits.

February 9, 2017

FJRI-retained attorney David Bronstein

Testifying before the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee on a workshop of Assignment of Benefits.

January 10, 2017


                                                                              2016 Legislation


FJRI-retained attorney Ashley Kalifeh 
Testifying before the Insurance & Banking Subcommittee supporting HB 1097 by Rep. Caldwell dealing with Assignment of Benefits. 

January 25, 2016

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the Senate
Judiciary Committee opposing the Prejudgment Interest bill,
SB 1086 by Sen. Bradley.

January 20, 2016

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the Senate Commerce & Tourism Committee opposing SB 642 dealing with Drones.

January 19, 2016

FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee opposing SB 642 dealing with Drones.
November 17, 2015


                                                                              2015 Legislation


FJRI-retained attorney Kathy Maus

Testifying before Senate Banking & Insurance Committee in support of bad faith insurance reform SB 1088 - by Sen. Brandes.

March 31, 2015

FJRI-retained attorney Andy Bolin

Testifying before the House Civil Justice Subcommittee for HB 1199 --  Accuracy in Damages by Rep. Metz.

March 24, 2015

FJRI President William Large


Testifying before the House Banking & Insurance Committee on the Assignment of Benefits bill, HB 669 by Rep. Tobia.

March 18, 2015


2014 Legislation


FJRI President William Large

Testifying before the House Judiciary Committee against HB 739 - Compensation for Personal Injury or Wrongful Death Arising from Medical Injury by Rep. Brodeur.

March 17, 2014


2013 Legislation


FJRI-retained attorney Dan Gerber

testifying before the Senate Rules Committee about SB 1412 -- Expert Witness by Senator Richter.

April 22, 2013

FJRI-retained attorney Tommy Dukes

testifying before the Senate Rules Committee about SB 1792 -- Medical Negligence Actions by Senator Lee.

April 2, 2013

FJRI retained attorney Andy Bolin

testifying before the House Civil Justice Subcommittee in support of HB 827, relating to Medical Malpractice reform.

March 6, 2013

Florida Chamber of Commerce

President, Mark Wilson

testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on a Tort Reform Workshop.

February 19, 2013

FJRI retained attorney Tommy Dukes

testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on a workshop where he testified on whether to Authorize Defense Counsel to Conduct Ex Parte Interviews of the Treating Health Care Providers of a Claimant in the Medical Negligence Action and to Increase the Burden of proof in Medical Negligence Actions Resulting from a Health Care Provider's Failure to Administer Diagnostic Tests.

February 5, 2013

FJRI retained attorney Andy Bolin

testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on a workshop where he testified on whether Health Care Practitioner's have Sufficient Access to Legal Counsel in Light of the Florida Supreme Court 's Interpretation of s. 456.057, F.S., in Hasan v. Garvar, 108 So.3d 570 (2012).

February 5, 2013

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the House Select Committee on Claims Bills at the request of Chair Grant on the Claims Bills process.

February 4, 2013


2012 Legislation


FJRI retained attorney Greg Miller

testifying before the Senate Budget Committee on SB 378, relating to Expert Witness by Sen. Richter.

February 28, 2012

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the House Government Operations Subcommittee on Medical Malpractice Reform, HB 385 by Rep. Gaetz.

February 13, 2012.

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee on Motor Vehicle Personal Injury Protection Insurance, SB 1860 by Sen. Negron.

February 2, 2012.

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Medical Malpractice Reform, HB 385 by Rep. Gaetz.

January 27, 2012.

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee in favor of SB 1570 - Judges and Justices by Sen. Simmons.

January 25, 2012

                              2011 Legislation

FJRI retained attorney Tony Cochran

testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on HB 391, relating to Expert Witness Reform by Rep. Metz.
April 12, 2011

FJRI retained Justice Charles Wells

testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on HB 201, relating to Crashworthiness Doctrine by Rep. O'Toole.
April 12, 2011

FJRI President William Large


testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Medical Malpractice Reform, HB 479 by Rep. Horner.
April 14, 2011

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the House Care Appropropriations Subcommittee on Medical Malpractice Reform, HB 479 by Rep. Horner.
April 8, 2011

FJRI retained attorney Lee Parsley


testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on HB 7111, relating to the Judiciary/Supreme Court by Rep. Eisnaugle.
April 7, 2011

FJRI retained attorney Joe Kissane 

testifying before the House Civil Justice Subcommittee on HB 1187, relating to Bad Faith Insurance Reform by Rep. Baxley.
April 4, 2011

FJRI retained attorney John Weihmuller


testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on SB 1592, relating to Bad Faith Insurance Reform by Sen. Thrasher.

March 22, 2011

FJRI retained attorney Lee Parsley

testifying before the House Civil Justice Subcommittee on HB 7111, relating to the Judiciary by Rep. Eisnaugle.
March 17, 2011

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee, in favor of HB 10169 - Community Based Providers by Rep. Plakon.

March 16, 2011

FJRI retained attorney Stephen Mahle

testifying before the House Civil Justice Subcommittee on HB 391, relating to Expert Witness by Rep. Metz.
March 14, 2011

 


2010 Legislation


FJRI President William Large

testifying before the House Criminal & Civil Justice Policy Council against an amendment on HB 689 - Slip and Fall by Rep. Aubuchon


March 9, 2010

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the House Civil Justice & Courts Policy Committee in favor of HB 689 - Slip and Fall by Rep. Aubuchon.

March 1, 2010

            2009 Legislation

FJRI retained Mark McHugh

President of Gatorland, speaking on SB 886 by Sen. Oerlich - Liability Waivers.

March 25, 2009



2008 Legislation

FJRI President William Large


testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee against SB 1130 - Firearms in Motor Vehicles by Sen. Peaden.
March 25, 2008

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee on SB 2860 -  Property Insurance by Sen. Atwater.

March 25, 2008

 

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the House Environment & Natural Resources Council Committee against HB 503 Firearms in Motor Vehicles by Rep. Evers.

March 12, 2008

                                                                                          

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the Senate Banking & Insurance on a PIP Workshop.

October 2, 2007

 

FJRI President William Large 

testifying before the House Joint Meeting of Insurance Committee and Entrepreneurship Council workshop the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law.

October 2, 2007

                                                                                     


2007C Legislation


FJRI President testifying FJRI President William Large

testifying before the House Insurance Committee on HB 13C by Rep. Bogdanoff - Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law.

October 3, 2007


2007 Legislation


FJRI President William Large

testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee against SB 1558 by Sen. Ring - Comparative Fault/Apportionment of Damages.

April 17, 2007

FJRI President William Large

testifying before the House Committee on Constitution & Civil Law by Safety & Security Council against HB 733 - Apportionment of Damages by Rep. Needleman.

March 14, 2007

FJRI President William Large


testifying before the House Constitution & Civil  Law Committee on HB 437 by Rep. Brown - Offer of Judgment. 

February 21, 2007