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Through research, lobbying, and testimony from legal experts, Florida Justice Reform Institute is fighting hard for the small businesses of our great state. We’re a local lobbying group in Tallahassee, FL, with both legislative and appellate achievements to our name. Together, we work hard to promote fair and equitable legal practice while providing information about civil justice in Florida.

As you can see below, the impressive accomplishments of our lobbying group have generated a significant amount of publicity. Newspapers, TV stations, and other media outlets from all over Florida have covered our efforts. We highly encourage you to read about them to learn more about how we fight and what we fight for. You can also get involved and support our mission by becoming a member today.

Where Can You Find Our Lobbying Group? All Over Florida.
From the Palm Beach Post and Tampa Bay Times to the Tallahassee Democrat and Orlando Sentinel, people across the state are seeing the effects of the Florida Justice Reform Institute. Currently, our organization is based in the state’s capital, where we advocate for a litigation environment that’s better for our economy.

When you feel like you don’t have enough representation, just remember that there are lobbyists like our organization that believe in justice for you. Our group goes above and beyond to stand up for the small and local businesses throughout the state. More than anything, we make it our goal to make your voices heard. Place your trust in our team, and you can expect us to fight for your rights.

Here at the Florida Justice Reform Institute, we strive to provide every individual with the representation that they require. You deserve to be listened to, which is why we’ll work with you to develop a publicity campaign that highlights your business and what rights you have. You can count on us to bring attention to the issues facing your enterprise.

Lobbying For Your Rights
Our lobbyist group firmly believes that every company deserves to be heard, whether you’re an independent coffee shop or a major manufacturer. That’s why we work tirelessly to make sure everyone, from government officials to private citizens, knows your predicament. With us, you can rest assured that knowledgeable and skilled publicists are representing you. Don’t just take our word for it, though. Check out our list of appearances in the news below.


The Florida Record

Advocates are hopeful Gov. DeSantis will expand liability protection to medical providers

April 10, 2020
Washington Examiner

Stop the lawsuits related to the coronavirus pandemic

April 3, 2020
ABA Journal

As exposed health care workers seek legal remedies, who's liable for lack of personal protective equipment?

April 2, 2020
FlaPol

Doctors seek protection from liability lawsuits as confirmed coronavirus cases increase 

March 27, 2020
PoliticoPro

Florida vape bill heads to House floor

February 26, 2020
FlaPol

Bad faith about bad faith

February 12, 2020
Law360

Fla. Injury Defense Attys Hope To Thwart 'Phantom Damages' 

February 5, 2020
The Center Square

House panel OKs proposed repeal of Florida No-Fault car insurance law

February 4, 2020
FlaPol

House subcommittee OK’s PIP repeal legislation

February 4, 2020
Florida Politics

House panel advances ‘accuracy in damages’ bill

January 29, 2020
NU Property Casualty

Proposed Florida law would aid insurance companies, cut attorney fees

January 23, 2020
AutoBodyNews

Florida Legislative Preview 2020: Industry Calls on Lawmakers to Reform Lawsuit Abuse 

January 21, 2020
FlaPol 

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics 

January 21, 2020
The Florida Record

More opportunities for personal injury suits seen in wake of Florida high court ruling 

January 20, 2020
The Insurance Journal

Florida Legislative Preview 2020: Industry Calls On Lawmakers to Reform Lawsuit Abuse 

 January 16, 2020
Florida Daily

Florida Reacts After Ron DeSantis Offers State of the State

 January 14, 2020
Florida Phoenix

A year ago in January, Ron DeSantis became FL Gov. DeSantis: What do you think about his first-year record?

  January 7, 2020

 

Land Line

Trucking company’s dash cam case in Florida Supreme Court gains outside interest 

December 18, 2019
Law360

Biz Groups Urge Fla. To Adopt Fed. Summary Judgment Rule

December 16, 2019
Daytona Beach News-Journal

Florida windshield repair bill hits roadbloack 

December 16, 2019
FlaPol

Ron DeSantis praised for improving legal environment

December 12, 2019
The Center Square

DeSantis judicial appointments, Legislature’s actions drop Florida from ‘judicial hellhole’ rankings

December 11, 2019
News4Jax

Windshield repair bill hits roadblock

December 10, 2019
FlaPol

Senate panel cracks windshield repair benefit reform with tie vote

December 10, 2019
Florida Politics

Linda Stewart seeks to reduce windshield glass repair incentives

November 12, 2019
4 CBS Miami

Windshield Repairs Fuel Insurance Battle In Florida

November 12, 2019
Florida Politics

Report: Auto glass AOBs aren’t slowing down

November 12, 2019
Herald-Tribune

A loophole in Florida’s Wrongful Death Act

October 13, 2019
The Florida Record

Florida ranks 46th in liability systems in Lawsuit Climate Survey

October 3, 2019
The Florida Report

Trial Bar's Tort Battle Could Have Huge Implications in 2020

September 30, 2019
Best's Insurance News & Analysis

Florida Bill Revives Windshield Issue Left Out of AOB Reform

September 18, 2019
The Florida Record

Advocates hope insurance reform soon extends to auto glass fraud

September 9, 2019
The Florida Record

Legal reformers to push for 'truth in damages' legislation to ensure claimed medical expenses are legit

August 28, 2019
Sunshine State News

Prominent Attorneys Move to Shutts & Bowen, Latest Sign of Major Shift in Florida's Legal Landscape

August 23, 2019
Law360

3 States Where Tort Reform Battles Are Heating Up 

August 15, 2019
The Florida Record

Report details funding of climate change litigation through well-heeled foundations, non-profits

August 9, 2019
The Florida Record

Florida Supreme Court cites new law in declining to hear assignment of benefits case

August 6, 2019
The Florida Record

Citizens Property Insurance: AOB reform good for consumers, 'jury still out' on litigation portion.

July 20, 2019
The Florida Record

AOB law in effect should lower insurance premiums in Sunshine State, reformer predicts.

July 12, 2019
The Florida Phoneix

The changing judiciary: Gov. DeSantis appoints the people who’ll help him shape Florida’s courts.

July 2, 2019
Daily Commerical

Report: PBC car insurance rates highest in West Palm

June 22, 2019
The Florida Record

Legal group says raising limit on civil suit damages 'goes beyond recommendation' from state court

June 20, 2019
The Florida Record

Legal group calls governor's leadership on benefits reform 'incredible' 

June 20, 2019
Insurance Journal 

How Daubert Standard Could Impact Florida Industry, Judicial Climate

June 5, 2019
Tampa Bay Times

Four things that could affect Florida business this summer. One involves flood insurance.

May 30, 2019
CQ Roll Call

Florida enacts changes for attorney fees in assignment of benefits suits 

May 25, 2019
Tampa Bay Times

What’s up with Florida’s new Supreme Court? This case helps explain. 

May 24, 2019
The Florida Record

Florida Supreme Court today 'righted' wrong Daubert decision issued last fall, FJRI president says

May 23, 2019
News4Jax 

Florida Supreme Court reverses course on expert witnesses

May 23, 2019
The Insurance Journal

Florida Passes ‘Catch All’ Insurance Bill Impacting Surplus Lines, Catastrophe Fund

May 13, 2019
The Florida Record

Fort Lauderdale says it has no intention of filing suit against fossil fuel companies over climate change 

May 6, 2019
Florida Politics

Legislature approves upping county lawsuit threshold

May 3, 2019
Tampa Bay Times

‘Privacy’ fears? Florida lawmakers use old argument against attorney general’s opioid bill 

April 29, 2019
Palm Beach Post

Conservative hopes for new Florida Supreme Court fading in Senate 

April 26, 2019
CQ Roll Call

Florida assignment of benefits changes pass legislature, await governor 

April 24, 2019
The Florida Record

2019 shaping up to be difficult year for Florida workers' comp reform; 'Real opposition comes from trial lawyers' 

April 23, 2019
CQ Roll Call

Florida Senate committee approves changes for assignment of benefits suits

April 18, 2019
Florida Politics

More civil lawsuits could be headed to county courts 

April 16, 2019
News4Jax

County courts could see changes

April 16, 2019
CQ Roll Call

Florida House passes assignment of benefits bill limiting fee awards 

April 11, 2019
Roundtable Politics 

Two Bills Could Put Patient Privacy in Danger

April 9, 2019
Florida Trend

Florida's opioid legislation facing resistance from CVS and Walgreens

April 8, 2019
The Florida Record

Florida Realtors back AOB reform legislation as House bill appears headed for floor debate 

April 5, 2019
The Florida Record

Tort reform group prefers Supreme Court-endorsed county court jurisdictional increase plan over House proposal

April 3, 2019
CQ Roll Call

Report: Four firms filed half of 2018 Florida assignment of benefits suits

April 1, 2019
Sunshine State News

Workers' Comp Changes Might Get Scuttled

March 28, 2019
Tallahassee Democrat

Assignment of benefits lawsuits continues to rise for eighth straight year, report says

March 28, 2019
Jacksonville Business Journal

Florida tort law makes it hard for truckers 

March 28, 2019
Florida Politics

AOB lawsuits outpacing population growth

March 27. 2019
Sunshine State News

FJRI Update Details Continued Growth in AOBs ... Thanks to a Handful of Busy Attorneys

March 27, 2019
Claims Journal

Insurers and Others Urge Supreme Court to Limit Assignment of Benefits

March 27, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: New State data shows AOB lawsuits growing faster than population

March 27, 2019
Daily Business Review

Bill Proposing $50,000 Jurisdictional Limit for County Courts Advances in Florida House

March 22, 2019
Florida Watchdog

Six Florida bills, reconfigured Supreme Court boost tort reform prospects

March 15, 2019
Tampa Bay Business Journal

Florida House could shield equipment firms from liability

March 6, 2019
The Florida Record

Fla. court reform group: Engle rulings denying tobacco companies chance to defend against big judgments

March 5, 2019
Florida Bar News

BILL RAISING COUNTY COURT CIVIL JURISDICTION ADVANCES IN THE SENATE 

February 19, 2019
Florida Politics

Senate panel hears of ‘stupefying’ increase in insurance litigation

February 4, 2019
The Florida Record

Opportunities approach for reforming assignment-of-benefits insurance legislation 

January 29, 2019
wctv.tv

Gov. DeSantis appoints Carlos Muniz to Supreme Court

January 22, 2019
Florida Phoenix

DeSantis tilts FL Supreme Court to the right with new justice picks 

January 22, 2019
Capitol News Service

DeSantis Picks Third Justice

January 22, 2019
Sunshine State News

Carlos Muñiz Named Florida's 89th Florida Supreme Court Justice

January 22, 2019
News4Jax

New justices could refuel workers' comp fight

January 17, 2019
The Florida Record

Governor names Luck to Florida Supreme Court 

January 17, 2019
Florida Daily

Ron DeSantis Names ‘Scalia-Like’ Robert Luck to Florida Supreme Court

January 14, 2019
Florida Politics

Robert Luck’s Florida Supreme Court appointment garners reaction

January 14, 2019
Orlando Political Observer

What They Are Saying: Florida Leaders React to Governor Ron DeSantis’ Appointment of Barbara Lagoa to the Florida Supreme Court

January 10, 2019
The Florida Record

Florida Justice Reform Institute backs Supreme Court school funding decision

January 10, 2019
Orlando Sentinel

Lawsuits are hurting Florida's nursing homes and patients

January 9, 2019
GOVERNOR's Press Release 

January 9, 2019

Sunshine State News

BREAKING NEWS: Judge Barbara Lagoa Is DeSantis' First Supreme Court Pick

January 9, 2019

Florida Daily 

Conservatives Back Ron DeSantis Naming Barbara Lagoa to Florida Supreme Court

January 9, 2019

FlaNewsOnline

Gov. DeSantis names Lagoa to Florida Supreme Court

January 9, 2019

The Florida Record

DeSantis picks appeals court Judge Lagoa for Supreme Court; New justice praised as 'textualist'

January 9, 2019

Florida Politics

Newsmakers react to Barbara Lagoa’s Florida Supreme Court appointment

January 9, 2019

Tallahasssee Reports

DeSantis Picks Appellate Judge for Supreme Court

January 9, 2019

 Orlando Sentinel   Florida Supreme Court poised for conservative makeover 

 January 7, 2019


The Northwest Florida Daily News

DON BROWN: Inaccuracy in damages a problem in Florida

December 16, 2018

Palm Beach Post

Point of View: Florida lawmakers should put a stop to too many meritless ‘bad faith’ claims 

December 16, 2018

FLA News Online

Lawsuit reform could be major issue for DeSantis and legislature

December 14, 2018

Tampa Bay Times

Six of the top 10 auto glass lawyers are in Tampa Bay

December 13, 2018

Legal News Line

Fort Lauderdale considers suing Big Oil amidst federal court rulings rejecting climate change theories

Novermber 2, 2018

Tampa Bay Times

Broken auto glass cases are clogging Hillsborough courtrooms, with no sign of slowing 

October 25, 2018

RoundTable Politics

Beware: Trial Attorney Ads Are Dangerous Prescriptions

October 23, 2018

FLANews

Study: Excessive litigation costs Florida jobs and money

October 22, 2018

Florida Daily

Excessive Litigation Costs Florida $11.8 Billion, 126,000 Jobs, Study Finds 

October 22, 2018

Florida Politics

Tort reform group slams Florida for ‘excessive’ litigation

October 22, 2018

Law360.com

Fla. High Court Rejects Law That Mandated Daubert

October 15, 2018

Insurance Journal

2 Recent Florida Supreme Court Rulings Could Impact Insurance Industry

October 2, 2018

Daytona Beach News-Journal

OUR VIEW : Put the brakes on PIP abuse

October 1, 2018

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


Daily Business Review

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, 2017

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

The Insurace Insider

Florida AOB crisis flares as groups game system: study

March 7, 2017

 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

House Leadership Helps Push Abortion-lawsuit Bill Through Subcommittee

February 22, 2017

SaintPetersBurgBlog

Bill allowing women to sue doctors who perform abortions advances in Florida House

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 28, 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


 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 26, 2011

Palm Beach Post

Florida Supreme Court Rejects Asbestos Claim Limit

July 8, 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

Sarasota Herald Tribune

Powerful lobbies butt heads over negligence legislation

April 11, 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 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

Naked Politics - Miami Herald 

Rick Scott announces transistion 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


Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Senate passes bill to change how lawsuit damages are divided

March 31, 2006

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 Tampa Tribune

Stakes High In Tort Reform Struggle

March 15, 2006

Miami Herald 

Businesses have agenda at Legislature

March 6, 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

The Ledger Lobbyist Implores Kissimmee Chamber to Back Tort Reform or Risk Hefty Lawsuits

February 9, 2006