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TALLAHASSEE -- With Florida’s third party funding of civil litigation under the microscope, a Florida Association of Insurance Agents official cautions that the growing industry could potentially be increasing frivolous filings.
TALLAHASSEE — Brewster B. Bevis, Associated Industries of Florida's (AIF) senior vice president of state and federal affairs, believes climate change litigation will end up harming Florida residents and businesses.
According to a recent national study, Florida’s auto insurance rates are the third highest in the nation. Although there are a number of elements at play in the high rates, one of the most impactful is that of litigation.
TALLAHASSEE – The decade-long fight to address “assignment of benefits” concluded last week with proponents committed to its reform claiming victory in the form of Senate Bill 122.
Florida voters recently passed Amendment 6 and one of the provisions limits the power of state government, which could be good news for the state’s citizens, according to one lawyer.
FL lawmakers considering biometric privacy bill, copying IL law which has spawned hundreds of class actions
Florida state lawmakers could soon decide the fate of a proposed new law, similar to a law on the books in Illinois, which has created substantial headaches for employers and other business owners, and a potential new revenue stream for trial lawyers.
MIAMI -- Earlier this week, Republican Gov. Rick Scott filed a lawsuit against two Florida counties, alleging there could be "rampant fraud happening in Palm Beach and Broward counties."
Federal judge orders Florida election officials to provide Puerto Ricans with Spanish language voting information
GAINESVILLE — A federal judge has ordered Florida election officials to provide Puerto Rican residents with Spanish-language voting information in a ruling that will affect 32 Sunshine State counties that conduct English-only elections.