FJA Insurance Emergency Response Task Force Created to Provide Advice to Lawmakers and their Constituents

TALLAHASSEE – Responding to people’s confusion and frustration about their rights related to claims, the Florida Justice Association (FJA) today announced the creation of the FJA Insurance Emergency Response Task Force of leading insurance attorneys to assist Florida lawmakers and their constituents who have property insurance questions. “Hurricane Irma has resulted in chaos, confusion, and…

Hurricane Irma: Be Prepared

A personal message from Interim Executive Director, Paul Jess: Hurricane Irma is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening Category 5 storm. With record-breaking wind speeds and a diameter twice as wide as the Florida peninsula, it goes on record as one of the strongest hurricanes in history.     I urge you to take the necessary…

Hurricane Harvey: How you can help

A personal message from FJA Interim Executive Director, Paul Jess: All of our hearts go out to those who are suffering because of Hurricane Harvey, especially the families of those who have perished.     As Floridians, we know too well the devastating impact hurricanes can have on people and communities. People are hurting and…

Florida Should Carefully Monitor Developments with Flood Insurance Program and Hurricane Harvey Response

Pictures of elderly women sitting in flood water in their nursing home, heroic individuals rescuing people trapped in submerged cars, a law-enforcement officer wading through water carrying children on his shoulders, and major interstate highways turned into flowing rivers. The images coming out of the Houston, Texas region following Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking. After making…

Don’t Fall for the Hot Coffee Hoodwink

Corporate America and its special-interest Army across the country have engaged in a lengthy campaign to distort the truth about lawsuits in America. They’ve worked for years to convince policy leaders to make it harder for people to seek civil justice and protect corporations from facing accountability when they hurt people. They label legitimate lawsuits…