Robot Cars Amendment to Delivery Drones Bill Defeated

Remember the milkman who delivered dairy products to your door? Now, legislation passed by the Senate Transportation Committee would clear the way for robots to make home deliveries. “These would be essentially sidewalk drones. They operate autonomously on sidewalks. They are able to cross roads. They understand when people are interacting with them,” Sen. Brandes…

Florida Law Helps Big Tobacco Delay Justice

It’s time to repeal Big Tobacco’s special law that gives them special treatment over Floridians. The special statute allows Big Tobacco to post a bond for a fraction of the amount of the judgment they owe, and then withhold payment of those judgments for years while Big Tobacco pursues endless appeals. This law favors Big…

Key Workers’ Compensation Reform Legislation Set for Committee Action

Following a workshop on the issue last week, the House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee this week is expected to vote on workers’ compensation reform. The Florida Justice Association supports responsible reforms to provide statutory and rate reforms that return workers’ compensation back to its stated purpose: To help injured workers get healthy and back on…