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Florida Politics No-fault insurer prevails in attempted class action over Medicare reimbursement

September 26, 2018

Insurance Business Allstate, Progressive, State Farm group calls out law firms driving up insurance costs

September 24, 2018

Daytona Beach News-Journal SMALL CLAIMS, BIG IMPACTS

September 23, 2018

Florida Politics Supreme Court reinstates $8.5M verdict against Geico

September 20, 2018

Daytona Beach News-Journal Florida Supreme Court justices deal blow to insurer in ‘bad faith’ dispute

September 20, 2018

The Florida Record Manufacturers, distributors of opioids ordered to reply to state complaint within weeks

August 27, 2018

The Florida Record Florida Justice Reform Institute calls on Johnson & Johnson to appeal $4.69 billion talc verdict

July 17, 2018

Investor's Business Daily Climate Change: A Plea For Legislation, Not Litigation

June 11, 2018

The Florida Record Appeals Court Reverses Controversial Ant Bite Case

May 13, 2018

Sunshine State News First District Court of Appeal Overturns 'Five Million Dollar Ant Bite Case'

April 19, 2018

The Florida Record Despite Increasing Assignment of Benefits Fraud, Some See Hope for Reform

March 20, 2018

The Insurance Insider Florida Lawmakers Fail to Pass AOB Reform

March 20, 2018

Sun Sentinel Heritage Insurance Seeking Hefty Rate Hikes, Blames Claims Fraud

March 2, 2018

Courthouse News Service Florida Considering Changes to Civil Court System

March 2, 2018

News4Jax 'PIP' Repeal Hits Wall in Senate 

February 28, 2018

Sunshine State News The 'Five Million Dollar Ant Bite Case' Goes to Appeals Court ... as the Legal World Watches 

February 27, 2018

Daily Business Review Not Just 'Small' Claims: County Courts Might Soon Handle Cases Up to $50,000

February 23, 2018

Palm Beach Post PIP Lawsuits Explode to Record 

February 22, 2018

Palm Beach Post PIP Car Insurance, Built to Curb Lawsuits, Spurs Record Pile Instead

February 22, 2018

The Insurance Insider Florida AOB Crisis Worsens as Reform Efforts Struggle

February 20, 2018

The Insurance Journal  Attorney, Vendor AOB Lawsuits Top Insurance Litigation in 2017: FJRI Report  

 February 20, 2018

 The Florida Record Legal Advocacy Group Opposes Legislation to Repeal Florida Nonjoinder of Insurer Provisions  

 February 16, 2018

Florida Politics Tort reformer William Large keeps plugging away for PIP bad-faith revamp

February 12, 2018

The Florida Record Steube AOB Bill Passes Judiciary Panel Despite Business Opposition

February 7, 2018

Florida Politics Takeaways from Tallahassee — Legislative misses

February 3, 2018

Insurance Journal Florida Agents March on State Capitol in Lawmaker Push to Reform AOB

January 25, 2018

The Florida Record Florida AOB Bill Passes Senate Insurance Panel Despite Business Opposition

January 24, 2018

The Daytona Beach News-Journal Ormond Hertiage Condos Languish Under a Legal Cloud

January 23, 2018

WorkCompCentral House Votes to Cap Claimants' Attorney Fees at $150 an Hour

January 15, 2018

Sun-Sentinel No-fault Auto Insurance Repeal advances in Senate

January 10, 2018

WorkCompCentral Lawmakers Return with Nearly Two-Dozen Comp Bills Filed

January 9, 2018


News4Jax.com Environmental Proposal Delayed Amid Business Outcry

December 12, 2017

The Florida Record Legal Expert: Class Action Lawsuit Against FPL&L Unmerited

December 6, 2017

www.wtsp.com Where is Disbarred Attorney from Bubba Case now? Still Tied to Courtroom

November 21, 2017

AGRR.com 'Assigning' Blame

Nov/Dec 2017

The Insurance Insider AOB in Focus

November 20, 2017

Bloomberg Law Fla. Court Ruling on Doctor Interviews a Victory for Plaintiffs

November 16, 2017

WorkCompCentral Attorney Fee Cap Passes First House Hurdle

November 15, 2017

WorkCompCentral Lawmakers to Make Another Run at Capping Claimants' Attorney Fees

November 9, 2017

News4Jax.com 'PIP' Repeal Speeds Toward House Floor

November 7, 2017

Sun-Sentinel Florida Homeowners Need Break from Assignment-of-Benefits Lawsuits - Opinion

November 2, 2017

Florida Politics Florida Chamber Insurance Summit Tackles Industry's Hottest Topic; AOB Abuse

November 2, 2017

Florida Politics Takeaways from Tallahassee — When lawyers break bad

October 21, 2017

Reuters Will Trump DOJ side with disabled plaintiffs in ADA website suits?

October 19, 2017

WorkCompCentral Claimants' Attorney Fees Nearly Tripled in Year After Castellanos

October 10, 2017

The Florida Record Florida Insurers Caution Homeowners Against Signing Assignment of Benefits

September 22, 2017

U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States

September 13, 2017

CBS News MONEYWATCH Why Florida insurers could double homeowners' rates

August 16, 2017

Law360 Biz Group Asks Fla. Justices To Ditch Geico Bad Faith Case

July 31, 2017

WorkCompCentral Attorneys Take No Issue With DWC's Interpretation of Compounds as 'Specialty Services'

July 27, 2017

The Florida Record Florida Medical Community has Few Options After Cap on Non-economic Damages Shot Down

July 21, 2017

Orlando Sentinel Commentary: Florida Supreme Court Crowns Itself Fact-finder and Policymaker on Malpractice

July 17, 2017

Insurance Journal Commentary: Florida High Court Med Mal Award Cap Ruling Ignores Market History

June 28, 2017

The Florida Record Litigation Scheme Seen as Driving Auto Glass Claims in 5 Florida Counties

June 23, 2017

Reinsurance News Reinsurers in Florida advised caution over AOB epidemic: Hiscox Re

June 15, 2017

wfsu.org Insurance Commissioner Calls for Assignment of Benefits Changes

June 15, 2017

The Florida Record Consumers Paying for Florida Legislature’s Inaction on Assignment of Benefits (AOB) ‘Scams’

June 7, 2017

The Florida Record Scott Signs Bill to Reduce 'Frivolous' Public Records Lawsuits

June 6, 2017

Bloomberg BNA Florida Court Throws Out Cap on Medical Malpractice Damages

June 6, 2017

Tampa Bay Times Tampa Bay is Ground-zero for Assignment of Benefits Cases Over Broken Auto Glass

May 25, 2017

Business Observer House of Cards

May 12, 2017

WorkCompCentral Appellate Court Says Ratings Firm and Regulators Did Not Violate Sunshine Law

May 10, 2017

WorkCompCentral Time May Have Run Out for Work Comp Changes

May 5, 2017

Florida Business Daily Florida Senate Urged to Reform Attorney Fee Awards in Property Disputes

May 1, 2017

WorkCompCentral GOP-Led Panel Bucks Business, Passes Comp Reform Bill

April 14, 2017

www.wjhg.com Florida Lawmakers Get Rid of "No Fault" Insurance Law

April 13, 2017

 WorkCompCentral  Backlog of Fee Petitions Drives Up Payments to Workers' Attorneys by 26%

April 13, 2017

The Florida Record Judicial Term Limits Proposal Now Faces More Skeptical Lawmakers in Senate

April 11, 2017

Ocala Star Banner Editorial: Insurance Abuse Driving Rates Up

April 8, 2017

Daytona Beach News-Journal OUR VIEW: Florida Must Restrain Insurance Abuse

April 6, 2017

The Florida Record Florida Lawmakers Taking Aim at Assignment of Benefits Agreements

April 4, 2017

The Florida Record Free-roof Insurance Scam Plauges Florida Homeowners 

April 1, 2017

 Sunshine State News House Approves Judicial Term Limits

March 29, 2017

Florida Politics Term Limits for Supreme Court, Appeals Judges Clear the House, if Barely

March 29, 2017

Florida Record Trial Lawyers Gaining Influence at Statehouse, Florida Justice Reform Institute Says

March 25, 20147

Florida Record Florida Subcommittee to Hold PIP Reform Hearing Monday; Moves to Get Bad Faith Reform in the Mix May Be Sidelined

March 24, 2017

Tampa Bay Times Assignment of Benefits - Abuse Drives Up Insurance

March 21, 2017

Wall Street Journal Florida's Trial Bar Hurricane

March 14, 2017

Florida Politics William Large: Florida Must End Assignment of Benefits Abuse, Self-serving Windfalls

March 14, 2017

The Florida Record Florida Justice Reform Institute Applauds Legal Reform Bill

March 13, 2017

Florida Florida Daily Trial lawyers' 'No. 1 Priority' Stalls in Florida Senate

March 9, 2017

The Florida Record Florida Justice Reform Institute President: AOBs are Problematic to Insurance Policyholders, Insurance Companies

March 5, 2017

The Florida Record Florida Appeals Court Orders New Trial for Tobacco Case that Produced $23.6B Verdict

March 5, 2017

Florida Bar News Term Limits Clear First House Hurdle

March 1, 2017

Florida Business Daily Alarm Grows Among Business Leaders as Prejudgment Interest Bills Move Through Legislature

March 1, 2017

Florida Politics House Panel Would Allow Interest Payments on Noneconomic Verdicts

February 23, 2017

The Florida Record 'War Dogs' Gunrunner Blames Abilify for His Actions

February 22, 2017

PoliticoPro.com House Leadership Helps Push Abortion-lawsuit Bill Through Subcommittee

February 22, 2017

Sunshine State News Judicial Term Limits Move Ahead Amid Senate Doubts

February 21, 2017

SaintPetersblog Judicial Term Limits, Death Penalty Bills Clear Final House Committee Votes

February 21, 2017

Sun Sentinel  Fight Against Insurance Claims Abuses Takes Aim at Attorneys Fees

February 17, 2017

The Florida Record 'Now is the Time to Admit that PIP Can’t be Fixed,' FJRI President Says

February 17, 2017

Lakeland Ledger Justices Go Against Legislature on Expert Witnesses

February 16, 2017

Florida Politics Supreme Court Rejects Evidence Standard Supported by Rick Scott, Lawmakers

February 16, 2017

Florida Business Daily Business Community Opposition Mounts to 'Prejudgement Interest' Bill Pending in Florida Senate

February 16, 2017

SaintPetersblog Drive for Assignment of Benefits Reform Picks Up Steam

February 15, 2017

Orlando Sentinel Listen to Opponents of Term Limits for Judges: Where We Stand

February 15, 2017

The Florida Record Florida Justice Reform Institute Calls for Assignment of Benefits Changes

February 13, 2017

FJRI President, William Large, introduced Senator Marco Rubio at the 2017 Annual Florida Chapters Conference of the Federalist Society

February 10, 2017

wctv.tv Judicial Term Limits on the Move in State House

February 10, 2017

Miami Herald Will Florida Become the First State to Impose Term Limits on Justices?

February 9, 2017

Politico  House Panel Passes Judicial Term-limits Bill, a Priority for Corcoran 

February 9, 2017

Orlando Sentinel House Panel OKs Term Limits for Judges

February 9, 2017

Florida Politics True Cost of Workers’ Compensation Rulings Pegged at $1.3 Billion

February 2, 2017

WorkCompCentral 1st DCA Rejects Challenge to Use of 'Daubert Standard' in Comp Cases

January 19, 2017

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 15, 2016

WorkCompCentral 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 8, 2016

The Florida Record Sharp Spike in Work Comp Cases Following State Supreme Court Judgment

August 22, 2016

WorkCompCentral NCCI Rate Hike Could Be Far Worse, Actuaries Say

August 17, 2016

www.wctv.tv Workers Comp Rates to Increase, but By How Much?

August 17, 2016

www.news4jax.com Workers' Comp Rates to Increase, but By How Much? Potential 20 Percent Increase for Florida Businesses

August 16, 2016

Law360 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 29, 2016

Townhall.com $1.53 an Hour for Lawyer Fees? Not in Florida, Court Says

April 28, 2016

Gainesville Sun 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 Business 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

The Florida Record Bad Faith Laws are in Desperate Need of Reform, Expert Says; Plaintiff Attorneys Seek to Extract Settlements from Insurers

March 31, 2016

The Florida Record Florida Justice Reform Institute Advocates for Assignment of Benefits Reform to Improve State’s Lawsuit Climate

March 30, 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

wfsu.org Senator Wants Drones Classified as a Dangerous Instrumentality

January 19, 2016

Law360 Business Groups Oppose Fla. Workers' Comp Law Challenge

January 11, 2016





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 12, 2012

The Current Senate Panel Rewrites Changes to Expert Testimony Rules

February 29, 2012

Gulf Coast Business Review Kill Bills

February 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 25, 2012

PolitiFact Florida Crashworthiness Passed in 2011; PIP to be Considered in 2012

January 4, 2012



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 1, 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 7, 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 20, 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 15, 2010

Daily Business Review  Defense Attorney can be Deposed, 4th DCA Rules

April 8, 2010

Sunshine State News  McCollum's Legal Bargin

March 29, 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 Fair Rules for 'Civil Death Penalty' Needed

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

Orlando Sentinel Targeting the Davids as well as the Goliaths

October 17, 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


Sun-Sentinel Bill eliminating `joint, several’ liability passes

March 31, 2006

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