Insurers Exposed Wrongly Denying and Delaying Legitimate Claims

Consumers buy insurance to provide them with comforting coverage when disaster strikes. More and more, instead of finding a helping hand to assist them during a tough time, consumers are discovering how insurance companies resist paying legitimate claims. WFTV in Orlando and WSVN in Miami have blockbuster stories about how insurance companies delay paying customers…

BREAKING NEWS: Florida Supreme Court Holds Med Mal Personal Injury Caps Unconstitutional

In a 4-to-3 ruling, the Florida Supreme Court today affirmed the decision of the Fourth District Court of Appeal that the Florida statute establishing caps on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice personal injury cases is unconstitutional. In its ruling, the Court wrote: [T]he caps on noneconomic damages in sections 766.118(2) and (3) arbitrarily reduce damage…

FJA 2017 Legislative Summary

Here’s your final FJA Legislative Update The handkerchiefs finally dropped Monday to mark the official end of the 2017 Florida legislative session. The consideration of substantive bills ended Friday evening. Reviewing the results of the session, it’s clear that thanks to the tireless work of the Florida Justice Association (FJA) leaders, staff and allies, big…

FJA Legislative Update: Week 8

  We’ve come to the final (scheduled) week of the 2017 legislative session. It’s a time when deals are being put together involving bills that have nothing in common except that they’re on somebody’s must-pass priority list. Budget Time So, the period of wheeling and dealing is underway. Priority No 1 is the state budget.…