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How Conservative is the Big Insurance Push for State Government Control of Attorneys’ Fees?

By Ryan Banfill FJA Communications Director When President Richard Nixon enacted wage and price controls in the early 1970s, iconic conservative economist Milton Friedman cautioned that the policy would spur inflation despite creating the illusion of price stability. Friedman –…

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FJA Legislative Update: Session Week 6

Message from the Legislative Team

Click the video below to watch Interim Executive Director Paul Jess, President Jimmy Gustafson and President-Elect Dale Swope provide an update for FJA members on the progress of our sixth week of the 2017 Civil Justice Legislative agenda.

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Workers Compensation Reform Takes Separate Paths

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If the workers’ compensation reform measures considered this week in the Legislature were Star Wars movies, the Senate bill’s title would be “A New Hope” while the House bill would be called “The Empire Strikes Back.”

The Senate proposal is a much better bill for injured workers than the House plan that emerged from committee after the announcement of a deal with the insurance companies and corporations.

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FJA Legislative Update: Session Week 2

Message from the Legislative Team

Click below to hear Interim Executive Director Paul Jess share a short address to FJA members regarding the progress of our 2017 Legislative agenda. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifCx056oJGg]

Week 2 of the Legislative Session was a very active one for the Florida Justice Association lobbying team. We successfully beat back last-minute amendments supported by powerful Fortune 500 companies that would have ended carrier-paid attorneys’ fees in workers’ compensation and would have loosened liability laws regarding robot cars on our roads.\

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