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TALLAHASSEE — The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has filed a proposed rate drop for workers' compensation rates with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation for the third year in a row.
TALLAHASSEE — The recent landmark case in Oklahoma brought against Johnson & Johnson over prescription opioids that resulted in a $572 million judgment has caused some concerns among business organizations, including Florida's Chamber of Commerce, that fears the application of the public nuisance law could have a negative impact on businesses.
TALLAHASSEE -- Legal reform advocates, including the Florida Chamber of Commerce, will be pushing strongly to limit the amount of damages a personal injury victim can receive, the so-called "Truth in Damages," where a plaintiff can have their medical expenses calculated on billed prices.
Third party civil litigation funding needs review by lawmakers next session, says Florida Chamber of Commerce
TALLAHASSEE -- Third party funding of civil litigations is under the microscope as the Florida Chamber of Commerce seeks regulation.
TALLAHASSEE – With one Florida coastal city rejecting a push by environmentalists to pursue climate change litigation, Florida Chamber of Commerce executive David Hart observed that lawsuits against energy producers are not the right way to resolve coastal erosion challenges.
TALLAHASSEE-- The Florida Chamber of Commerce believes a potential reform could provide a solution to high automobile insurance rates in the state.
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The Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School is attended by more than 850 attorneys, consultants, engineers, state and local government officials, developers, landowners and others with a strong interest in environmental issues in Florida.
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.
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is due to sign major assignment of benefits (AOB) reform but there are still "bad actors" doing much the same thing in auto glass, said the head of a Florida insurance trade organization during a recent interview.