Florida is ranked #46 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, falling two spots from its already low 2015 ranking. Florida scores poorly in all of the key element categories, but particularly with regard to the competence and impartiality of trial judges—where it ranked 48th.  

Florida at a Glance

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  1. In the News Today - August 19, 2019

    August 19, 2019 | News

    Florida, Georgia, and Missouri Headline Law360's Key Legal Reform States... Read More

  2. Legal Reform Opportunities Coming This Fall

    August 16, 2019 | News

    Legal reform advocates in Florida, Georgia, and Missouri are "bullish" on their chances to achieve significant progress this fall and in 2020, reports Law360.... Read More

  3. In the News Today - July 31, 2019

    July 31, 2019 | News

    Litigation Funder Sues Firm It Hired To Investigate Plaintiffs' Lawyer It Was Also Taking Action Against; Florida-Backed Insurer Finalizes Rate Increases, Which Show "Significant Reductions" After AOB Law... Read More

  4. In the News Today - July 30, 2019

    July 30, 2019 | News

    Citing New Law, Florida Supreme Court Justices Decline to Hear AOB Case... Read More

  5. In the News Today - July 15, 2019

    July 15, 2019 | News

    DOJ Revamps Antitrust Compliance Policy; Florida Legal Expert Says Insurance Rates Will Drop Now That AOB Law Is In Effect... Read More

  6. Is Florida Becoming A Climate Litigation Target?

    July 11, 2019 | News

    Reports from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) suggest that Florida municipalities are actively being pitched by private lawyers to bring lawsuits against the energy industry, the Center Square reports.... Read More

  7. In the News Today - June 21, 2019

    June 21, 2019 | News

    Citing New Law, Florida State-Backed Insurer Proposes Lower Insurance Rates... Read More

  8. In the News Today - May 24, 2019

    May 24, 2019 | News

    Fla. Governor Signs AOB Bill, Law To Take Effect July 1; Florida Supreme Court Urges Lower Courts To Use Higher Evidence Standards... Read More

  9. In The News Today - May 8, 2019

    May 08, 2019 | News

    Insurance Attorney Says "Relief" Coming After Florida's New AOB Law Takes Effect... Read More

  10. "Florida's Eye Of The Lawsuit Storm"

    April 30, 2019 | News

    The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board said Florida's recently-passed law will curb "a longstanding legal abuse by plaintiff attorneys."... Read More