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. NYT: Federal Investigation Into Lawsuit Lender/Doctor Scheme is Intensifying

    September 12, 2018 | News

    Federal prosecutors have ramped up their investigation into a scheme organized by lawsuit lenders, lawyers, and doctors that may have "lured women into having pelvic mesh implants removed," The New York Times reports. ... Read More

  2. Recent Florida Ruling May Impact Assignment of Benefits Arrangements

    September 10, 2018 | News

    Florida's Fourth District Court Of Appeal ruled last week that assignment of benefits (AOB) arrangements may only be valid if they are signed by all parties to an insurance policy, which would include mortgagees, Law360 reports.... Read More

  3. In the News Today - September 5, 2018

    September 05, 2018 | News

    Florida Insurance Officer Warns of Assignment of Benefits Scams; Is Data Privacy the "Next Australian Securities Litigation Frontier?"... Read More

  4. In the News Today - August 13, 2018

    August 13, 2018 | News

    Litigation Funders Rail Against NYC Bar's TPLF Warning; A Culture of "Lawyer-Powered Litigation": A Warning to Florida's Small Business Owners... Read More

  5. In the News Today - August 8, 2018

    August 08, 2018 | News

    Could Lawsuit Over Insurance Fraud Break "Legislative Logjam" in Florida?... Read More

  6. In the News Today - August 7, 2018

    August 07, 2018 | News

    "Why Bristol-Myers Applies To Absent Class Members"; Florida AG Candidate Says He Wants to "Sue and Go After People"... Read More

  7. In the News Today - July 25, 2018

    July 25, 2018 | News

    Florida Homeowner Blames Assignment of Benefits for Unfinished Work... Read More

  8. 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

  9. In the News Today - June 28, 2018

    June 28, 2018 | News

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  10. 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