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Citrus County Chronicle

Debate heats up over property insurance claims January 10, 2017

The Florida Trend

Justice Barbara Pariente: 'The Questioner' December 28, 2016

The Florida Record 

Appeals court rules $18.5 million award too much following tobacco lawsuit December 18, 2016

Tampa Bay Times

Gov. Scott appoints conservative appellate judge Alan Lawson to Florida Supreme Court December 16, 2016

The Florida Record

Florida Supreme Court ruling addresses insurance payment clause debate December 16, 2016

Florida Politics

Rick Scott picks C. Alan Lawson for Supreme Court December 16, 2016

The Florida Bar News

Court takes up attorney-client privilege December 1, 2016

The Florida Record

Jones Day argues that federal law on smoking lawsuits should preempt state laws November 20, 2016

The Florida Record

Florida, North Carolina attorneys address hurricane litigation with webinar November 18, 2016

The Florida Record

Recent state court rulings place workers' comp attorney fee schedules in question  November 12, 2016

Work Comp Central

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Review Constitutionality of Comp System November 1, 2016

Florida Politics

Hermine enlisted in business campaign against insurance rackets September 9, 2016

The Florida Record

Sharp spike in work comp cases following state Supreme Court judgment August 22, 2016

Work Comp Central

NCCI Rate Hike Could Be Far Worse, Actuaries Say August 17, 2016


Workers comp rates to increase, but by how much? August 17, 2016


Workers' comp rates to increase, but by how much? Potential 20 percent increase for Florida businesses August 16, 2016


Fla. Justices Could Chill Doc Malpractice Suits, Attys Fear June 7, 2016

The Florida Record

Why is Miami a hub for deceptive labeling class actions? Lawyer-driven litigation, ‘venue shopping’ contribute to rise in suits May 14, 2016

Orlando Sentinel

Don't drop Florida standard for experts: Where we stand May 11, 2016

The Florida Record

Increasing number of false advertising cases against food and drink hard to swallow, critic says May 9, 2016

The Florida Record

Property carriers seek relief from ‘assignment of benefits’ abuse; Claims have jumped 46 percent since 2010 May 9, 2016

Bradenton Herald

Florida Supreme Court strikes down workers comp fee law April 28, 2016

Orlando Sentinel

Court calls $1.53 an hour lawyer fee unconstitutional, 'absurd' April 28, 2016


$1.53 an hour for lawyer fees? Not in Florida, court says April 28, 2016

News Service of Florida

Justices Strike Down Workers Comp Fee Law  April 28, 2016

Florida Record

Daubert vs. Frye: Florida Supreme Court sets oral arguments over expert testimony standard April 13, 2016

Daily Businss Daily

Supreme Court Says 1936 Road Deal Requires State to Pay April 11, 2016

Palm Beach Post

Workers comp fight in state Supreme Court could have high stakes April 5, 2016

News Service of Florida 

Workers Comp Fight Could Have High Stakes April 4, 2016

Florida Business Daily

Florida Justice Reform Institute isn't giving up fight for change despite end of legislative session  March 18, 2016

Legal Newsline

Fla. court affirms AG's power to dismiss whistleblower lawsuits February 29, 2016

Insurance Journal

Florida Fights Back Against Assignment of Benefits Abuse February 8, 2016


Senator Wants Drones Classified as a Dangerous Instrumentality January 19, 2016


Business Groups Oppose Fla. Workers' Comp Law Challenge January 11, 2016


Florida Cases to Watch in 2016 December 24, 2015

Sunshine State News 

Bondi Defends Medical Malpractice Limits December 15, 2015
Daily Business Review      Panel Urges Going Back to Frye Standard for Expert Testimony    October 19, 2015
 Law360.com      Fla. Attys Lock Horns Over New Expert Witness Standard      October 16, 2015
Orlando Sentinel  Morgan & Morgan attorneys oppose Florida evidence rule October 15, 2015
Legal News Online Florida Bar committee, plaintiffs lawyers push for rejection of new standard on expert witness testimony October 8, 2015
Work Comp Central 3rd DCA Reverses Summary Judgment in FWA Constitutional Challenge to Exclusive Remedy June 25, 2015
U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform  2015 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States September 10, 2015
Sunshine State News

Tort Reform: When Elections Should Have Consequences

March 23, 2015
Sunshine State News

Legal Expert: 'Tort Reform Only Works Around the Edges'

February 28, 2015
Work Comp Central

Business and Insurance Groups Defend Exclusive Remedy in FWA Lawsuit

January 15, 2015
Florida Trend


January 2015
Work Comp Central

Defense Attorneys Say Morales Maintains Viability of Comp as Exclusive Remedy

December 8, 2014

Appeals court upholds disputed part of state medical malpractice law

October 14, 2014
Washington Legal Foundation

No Rational Basis for Florida High Court's Nullification of Statutory Noneconomic Damages

June 20, 2014

Fla. AG Can Toss 'Frivolous' State FCA Case, Court Told

June 11, 2014

The Florida Supreme Court Overturns the Caps on Noneconomic Damages

Spring 2014

Lawmaker seeks to revamp Florida's medical malpractice system

March 24, 2014

House Judiciary discusses medical malpractice claim overhaul

March 17, 2014
Pensacola News Journal

BP Must Cover Actual Losses

August 10, 2013
Orlando Sentinel

Publix, Disney aim to cut lawsuit awards for accient victims

July 10, 2013
Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Signs Expert Witness Standard Overhauls into Law

June 5, 2013
Insurance Journal

Florida Lawmakers Approve Medical Malpractice Reform 

May 3, 2013
Sunshine State News

Should Florida Change the Way Judges Are Appointed

April 22, 2013

Fla. Bill Would Revamp Rules for Civil Suits Against Insurers

February 20, 2013
Sunshine State News Lawyers, Legislators Debate Changing Florida's Expert Witness Standards February 15, 2013
Sunshine State News Florida House Subcommittee Approves Bill Changing Expert Testimony Standards February 13, 2013
Orlando Sentinel

Business lobbyists say they're confident Chris Dorworth will stay with them on tort reform

October 12, 2012
Sunshine State News

Scott to Sign PIP Reform Law ‘Very Soon’

March 10, 2012
The Current Senate panel rewrites changes to expert testimony rules February 29, 2012
Gulf Coast Business Review Kill Bills Febraury 16, 2012
News Service of Florida  

Major Med-Mal Case to be Heard by Supreme Court Thursday

February 8, 2012
Sunshine State News House Panel Rejects 'Bad-Faith' Insurance Reform Bill January 26, 2012
PolitiFact Florida Crashworthiness passed in 2011; PIP to be considered in 2012 January 4, 2012
 News Service of Florida 

PIP again draws testimony, not votes 

December 7, 2011
News Service of Florida Canady, Polston - Frequent Dissenters in SCOFLA Cases

November 29, 2011

 Florida Current

 PIP stands to change or die under new proposal 

November 10, 2011

Florida Current

PIP's cap set in 1979 is far below 2011 realities, insurance industry says

September 29, 2011

Palm Beach Post

Florida Supreme Court rejects asbestos claim limit

July 18, 2011
Gainesville Sun A new approach to fixing Florida's mortgage crisis

June 20, 2011

 Miami Hearld

Legislative special interests fill Senate President Mike Haridopolos’ campaign coffers in U.S. Senate race May 12, 2011

Miami Hearld

 Senate committee splits from House on court reform bill

April 26, 2011

St. Petersburg Times The Buzz Blog

Senate Committee passes court reform bill, but they don't like it

April 25, 2011
Gainesville Sun

Bills Limiting Floridians' ability to sue are progressing

April 11, 2011

Daily Business Review

Bill protects private child welfare agencies March 7, 2011

Sunshine State News

Crash Liability Bill Fast-Tracked Along With Other Larger Reforms  February 27, 2011
Miami Hearld  Business groups target Florida's 'bad faith' law

February 23, 2011

Jacksonville Times-Union    Weinstein 'fully supportative' of bill to add protections for automakers in liability lawsuits January 27, 2011
Palm Beach Post  Scott the outsider hearing from the insiders January 7, 2011
Jacksonville Times Union Florida lawsuit critics eager for their day in court December 6, 2010
Sunshine State News GOP has Trial Lawyers on the Run December 3, 2010
Naples Daily News     Gov-elect Rick Scott announces two transition teams November 30, 2010
St. Petersburg Times, The Buzz

       Rick Scott announces transition team aimed economy

November 29, 2010
 Orlando Sentinel      Tort reform an under-the-table issue in governor's race October 18, 2010
Sunshine State News Trial Lawyers Double Down for Democrats, Alex Sink October 11, 2010
Insurance Journal Saved from death suits in Florida  October 4, 2010
Insurance Journal Florida Workers' Comp Law Shields Disney World, SeaWorld from Suits September 17, 2010
Orlando Sentinel Disney, SeaWorld accident lawsuits face tough odds September 13, 2010
American Bar Association Journal Magazine Sunshine State Freezes Caps July 1, 2010
The St. Augustine Record ‘Win-win’ claimed in lawsuit reform April 21, 2010
St. Petersburg Times Politically wounded personal injury lawyers salvage something April 21, 2010
Florida Times Union

Legislature: Both sides claim victory in this year's fight over civil-justice reform

April 20, 2010
Legal Newsline Crist signs slip-and-fall legislation April 14, 2010
Daily Business Review  Defense attorney can be deposed, 4th DCA rules April 8, 2010
Sunshine State News  McCollum's Legal Bargin March 30, 2010
Orlando Sentinel Reasons for optimism about recovery? March 26, 2010
Sunshine State News Trial Attorneys in Crosshairs February 26, 2010
South Florida Sun-Sentinel Civil Justice Depends on an Important Right September 3, 2009
South Florida Sun-Sentinel Workers' Comp Bill Helps Floridians May 24, 2009
The Florida Bar News Senate revamps court, clerk funding bill April 1, 2009
 Daily Business Review Fla. Attorney General Seeks to Cap Fees for Outside Counsel  March 11, 2009
The Journal of the James Madison Institute Recent Merit-Selection Reform Can Improve Florida's Courts Winter 2009
 Stateline Court cuts trigger blunt warnings  February 18, 2009
The Florida Bar News Business leaders feel the sting of court costs February 1, 2009
Legal Newsline Former lawmaker wants on Florida Supreme Court June 11, 2008
Legal Newline Florida Supreme Court Vacancies give Crist tremendous opportunity  May 27, 2008
The Lakeland Ledger Insiders Key to Defeat of Rail Deal May 11, 2008
Jacksonville Business Journal Changes in law, economy affecting legal business January 23, 2008
The Florida Times Union Reforms have been successful December 17, 2007
University of Miami School of Law How Not to Do Medical Malpractice Reform: A Florida Case Study October 23, 2007
Center for America Florida’s Legal Climate Still Needs Reform June 4, 2007
Florida Bar News House considers offers of judgment statue overhaul February 1, 2007
The St. Petersburg Times Legal vote a big win for big business March 31, 2006
The Tallahassee Democrat Lawsuit industry is taxing all Floridians February 26, 2006
St. Petersbug Times Liability business is back February 26, 2006
Gulf Coast Business Review Push to Reform February 24, 2006