A Victory in Workers’ Compensation

On November 23, the 73 page Order from Judge Karen Gievers was released regarding workers’ compensation rates. It finds that NCCI violated the Sunshine Law, and it enjoins the workers’ compensation premium rate increase from going into effect on December 1st. Congratulations to plaintiff Jim Fee and his legal team, as well as everyone else…

Florida Legal Updates

Compiled by Don Freeman, FJA Legislative Analyst PORT CHARLOTTE HMA, LLC, d/b/a PEACE RIVER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, v. IALA SUAREZ, individually, and as Parent and Natural Guardian of K.D.P., a minor Opinion from Second DCA filed October 26, 2016. Statutory Cap on Noneconomic Damages In denying Peace River’s request to apply the statutory cap for…

FJA Titans: Paul Jess

Honoring the life and legacy of one of the titans of the personal injury profession. This article features a distinguished attorney who has been nominated by the FJA Young Lawyers Section Board. The YLS Board Members submit specific questions for each Titan to answer. Enjoy this Q&A with FJA Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel, Paul…