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AOB reform bill signals end to decade-long fight, advocates claim victory

By John Suayan | May 3, 2019

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 governor expected to sign benefits reform despite criticism of 'bad actors'

By Karen Kidd | Apr 25, 2019

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.

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

By Glenn Minnis | Apr 23, 2019

The state of Florida faces a number of challenges in reforming its workers' compensation system. But right now, one of the biggest hurdles is simply the stark differences between two proposed pieces of legislation pending in the Florida legislature's two chambers, and particularly the bills' handling of measures to tamp down the amounts able to be claimed by lawyers.

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