Florida is ranked #46 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, falling two spots from its already low 2015 ranking. Florida scores poorly in all of the key element categories, but particularly with regard to the competence and impartiality of trial judges—where it ranked 48th.  

Florida at a Glance

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  1. Report: Florida Insurance Bill Will Increase Rates As Much as $340 Per Year

    February 06, 2018 | News

    A report from the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America found that the Florida legislature's auto insurance mandate repeal bill could cost consumers as much as $340 per year.... Read More

  2. In the News Today - February 2, 2018

    February 02, 2018 | News

    New report: PIP Repeal Could Cost Florida Motorists; SEC Asked to Investigate Potential Fraud in California Bond Offerings Over Climate Change Risk... Read More

  3. In the News Today - January 25, 2018

    January 25, 2018 | News

    Judge Expected to Rule Whether Coffee is Subject to California Warning Labels; Lawsuit Asks If Companies Funding Litigation Are Breaking Florida Law... Read More

  4. In the News Today - January 24, 2018

    January 24, 2018 | News

    If You Don't Want To Tip 15%, An NYC Lawyer Will Help You Sue Applebee's; Florida AOB bill passes Senate insurance panel despite business opposition... Read More

  5. "Protecting Legal Fraud in Florida"

    January 22, 2018 | News

    A Wall Street Journal editorial said a group of Florida Republicans are failing to stop a "man-made litigation flood" by trying to "block insurance reform." ... Read More

  6. In the News Today - January 19, 2018

    January 19, 2018 | News

    Fla. Voters Want to Reform AOB System, Fla. Chamber Poll Finds; Report: Employment-Related Class Action Settlements Skyrocketed in 2017... Read More

  7. In the News Today - January 17, 2018

    January 17, 2018 | News

    Workplace Class Actions Soared in 2017; Windshield Replacement Anti-Fraud Proposal Clears First Senate Hurdle... Read More

  8. Fla. Official: Assignment of Benefits Abuse a "Category Five Hurricane"

    January 16, 2018 | News

    The Florida Chief Financial Officer said unchecked assignment of benefits abuse "is literally a category five hurricane that would financially cripple the state," reports WTSP Tampa Bay.... Read More

  9. Florida House Goes 1-for-2 on Much-Needed Legal Reform

    January 12, 2018 | Blogs

    The Florida House of Representatives passed two pieces of legislation today that could have big implications for the state's economy. One of those measures should be advanced immediately. The other still needs work. ... Read More

  10. In the News Today - January 10, 2018

    January 10, 2018 | News

    Florida Appeals Court, Regulator Reject Curbing "Assignment of Benefits" Lawsuit Abuse; Attorneys Duel Over Fee Split In $785M Pfizer FCA Settlement... Read More