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.  

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  1. In the News Today - March 7, 2018

    March 07, 2018 | News

    Q&A With the President and CEO of the Fla. Chamber of Commerce... Read More

  2. The Great Myths of State False Claims Acts

    February 28, 2018 | Research

    The 2018 update to "Great Myths of State False Claims Acts" shows that the whistleblowers' bar is continuing to capitalize on state qui tam False Claims Acts (FCAs), harvesting windfall awards from states and the federal government. The paper also points out that the dubious benefits of implementing a state FCA turn into a clear financial net negative when states allow their FCAs to fall out of compliance with federal standards.... Read More

  3. In the News Today - February 22, 2018

    February 22, 2018 | News

    PIP Car Insurance, Built to Curb Lawsuits, Spurs Record Pile Instead; Supreme Court Declines to Broaden Whistleblower Protections ... Read More

  4. In the News Today - February 20, 2018

    February 20, 2018 | News

    AOB Lawsuits Top Insurance Litigation in 2017; NYU Professor: ‘I Certainly Believe' Calif. Cities Will Lose Their Lawsuits... Read More

  5. States' Legal Reform Efforts in 2018 - Off and Running

    February 12, 2018 | Blogs

    In the early weeks of 2018, certain states are already pushing forward and making meaningful strides on legal reform.... Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. "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