Workers’ Comp Fight Causing Sore Thumbs

Workers’ Comp Fight Causing Sore Thumbs

How is “compromise” defined? According to the Florida Justice Association, some lawmakers have no idea. “We’re extremely disappointed in the workers’ compensation proposal passed by the Florida House Commerce Committee. The revised HB 7085 severely limits an...
Abuse of the System by a Few Could Cost Everyone

Abuse of the System by a Few Could Cost Everyone

A new coalition in Florida is directly blaming certain lawyers and shady contractors for rising home insurance rates. The Consumer Protection Coalition, (which is a self-described ” broad-based group of business leaders, consumer advocates, real estate agents,...
Lawmakers Admit Proposed Car Insurance Bills Will Hurt Poor

Lawmakers Admit Proposed Car Insurance Bills Will Hurt Poor

Once again, Florida lawmakers say abuse of the system and fraud are forcing them to re-think mandatory vehicle insurance called personal injury protection but better known as PIP. Personal Injury Protection has been around in some form or another in Florida, since...
Rivera Ethics Case Gathering Dust on Corcoran’s Desk

Rivera Ethics Case Gathering Dust on Corcoran’s Desk

Two years after the Florida Commission on Ethics recommended $58,000 in fines and restitution assessed to former Florida Republican lawmaker and former congressman David Rivera, the Florida House of Representatives still hasn’t taken the matter up. The recommendations...