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.  

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. "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

  4. In the News Today - April 26, 2019

    April 26, 2019 | News

    Law360 Breaks Down The Most Important Provisions of Florida's AOB Reform Law... Read More

  5. Assignment of Benefits Reform Passes Florida Legislature, Heads To Governor

    April 25, 2019 | News

    The Florida Senate passed a bill yesterday to reform the state's unique assignment of benefits system.... Read More

  6. In the News Today - April 24, 2019

    April 24, 2019 | News

    Florida Senate Prepares For Action On Assignment Of Benefits... Read More

  7. In the News Today - April 23, 2019

    April 23, 2019 | News

    Florida Contractor Accused of AOB Scheme... Read More

  8. Assignment of Benefits Reform Moves To Florida Senate Floor

    April 18, 2019 | News

    An assignment of benefits reform bill will head to the Florida Senate floor after the body's rules committee passed it on an 11-6 vote yesterday, Florida Politics reports.... Read More

  9. In the News Today - April 17, 2019

    April 17, 2019 | News

    Florida Senate Takes Up Assignment of Benefits Reform... Read More

  10. Florida House of Representatives Passes AOB Reform

    April 12, 2019 | News

    On a 96-20 vote, the Florida House of Representatives passed a bill to curb the assignment of benefits abuse that has been blamed for the state's rising home insurance rates, Insurance Journal reports.... Read More