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 - July 19, 2018

    July 19, 2018 | News

    "Education, Education, Education": How Florida's Insurers Plan to Tackle the AOB Issue; "Keep Politics Out of the Boardroom"... Read More

  2. In the News Today - June 28, 2018

    June 28, 2018 | News

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  3. In the News Today - June 13, 2018

    June 13, 2018 | News

    Unbeaten At Trial, Bayer and Janssen Say Cycle Of Xarelto Lawsuits 'Needs To Be Stopped'; Florida Contractor Arrested for Involvement in $140K Assignment of Benefits Scheme... Read More

  4. In the News Today - June 7, 2018

    June 07, 2018 | News

    Credit Rating Agency: Assignment of Benefits Abuse May Increase Florida Home Insurance Costs; ILR Recommends Class Action Reforms to the Ontario Law Commission... Read More

  5. State Lawsuits Show Differing Strategies, Views on Private Attorney Contracts

    May 29, 2018 | News

    The wave of six new opioid-related state lawsuits demonstrate the emerging differences in how state governments choose to litigate mass action cases, Legal Newsline reports in Forbes.... Read More

  6. In the News Today - March 16, 2018

    March 16, 2018 | News

    DC Circ. Partly Strikes Down FCC's TCPA Expansion; Op-ed: Fla. Assignment of Benefits Lawsuit Abuse "Out of Control" ... Read More

  7. In the News Today - March 12, 2018

    March 12, 2018 | News

    Lawmakers Fight Over Ways to Curb 'Assignment of Benefits' Abuse; Gov. Wolf's Biggest PAC Donor Includes Money from Secretive Compounding Pharmacies... Read More

  8. In the News Today - March 7, 2018

    March 07, 2018 | News

    Q&A With the President and CEO of the Fla. Chamber of Commerce... Read More

  9. The Great Myths of State False Claims Acts

    February 28, 2018 | Research

    The 2018 update to "Great Myths of State False Claims Acts" shows that the whistleblowers' bar is continuing to capitalize on state qui tam False Claims Acts (FCAs), harvesting windfall awards from states and the federal government. The paper also points out that the dubious benefits of implementing a state FCA turn into a clear financial net negative when states allow their FCAs to fall out of compliance with federal standards.... Read More

  10. In the News Today - February 22, 2018

    February 22, 2018 | News

    PIP Car Insurance, Built to Curb Lawsuits, Spurs Record Pile Instead; Supreme Court Declines to Broaden Whistleblower Protections ... Read More