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9 Arrested in Miami on Charges of Suspected PIP Fraud

Jeff Atwater, the Chief Financial Officer of the State of Florida, announced that the last month resulted in nine arrests for personal injury protection (PIP) fraud in the Miami area.  Charges were filed in eight separate cases involving seven staged accidents, the individuals were arrested for their alleged involvement in the filing of almost $250,000

Tip of the Caps: Tort Reform’s Real Impact on Health Care

A new study has revealed that legislatively imposed caps on damages in medical malpractice cases has a clear detrimental effect, not only on injured parties and their respective families, but on the quality of health care in general. In fact, the authors of this study claim that these reforms even lead to increased medical errors