A bill that would reinstate non-economic damages caps on all personal injury cases, previously struck down as unconstitutional by what one lawmaker called an "activist" Florida Supreme Court, is headed into a hearing before a State House committee
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Tort reform group prefers Supreme Court-endorsed county court jurisdictional increase plan over House proposal
A Tallahassee-based tort reform advocacy group prefers a Florida Supreme Court-endorsed proposal to increase county court civil litigation thresholds over a state House bill that would raise them to $50,000 over two years. But the Florida Justice Reform Institute isn't so sure a threshold increase is needed.
A Florida state representative recently introduced a bill that would ban criticism of the state of Israel and other types of speech against the Jewish culture.