Articles in Category: 'Tort Reform'

By: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: January 12, 2011 3:55 AM

Automakers would be granted more protection from lawsuit losses in crash cases under a measure that got its first committee hearing Tuesday in a battle pitting business groups and the Republican-led Legislature against trial attorneys.

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: December 21, 2010 11:28 AM
 

According to the first report released from Gov.-elect Rick Scott's transition teams, Florida is on the road to ruin and needs a course correction -- quick.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 3, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Trial lawyers are getting the bum's rush at the Legislature, where a Republican supermajority -- led in the Senate by right-minded President Mike Haridopolos -- will push aggressively for tort reform next year.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 21, 2010 4:05 AM

Republican gubernatorial nominee Rick Scott unveiled his plan on taxes and insurance Monday, calling for a 19 percent cut in the state’s property taxes. In so doing, he continued in a duel of heated exchanges with his Democratic rival, state CFO Alex Sink.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 7, 2010 4:05 AM
 

An exasperated incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos, concluding a three-day tour of medical facilities across the state, vowed to do everything in his power to improve a “broken Medicaid system.”

 
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