Florida

April 5, 2016

State Farm Wins Case to Classify Public Information as “Trade Secret”

A Florida state court ruling now effectively allows State Farm (and other insurers) to make what was once publicly available information secret, in regards how many […]
March 21, 2016

Florida Death Penalty Law Changes Amid Legal Challenges

Governor Rick Scott signed Florida’s new death sentence law as legal efforts by several death row inmates mounted in an effort to stay alive, contending that […]
March 21, 2016

Florida Tops Nation in Motorcycle Fatalities

Earlier this month, thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts gathered in Daytona Beach for Bike Week, a gathering of riders that cruise in from all parts of the […]
March 21, 2016

Same-Sex Spouses Still Not Recognized on Birth Certificates in Florida

Despite the fact that same-sex couples go through the ups and downs of experiencing pregnancy just as their heterosexual counterparts, they must face the additional hardship […]
February 11, 2016

Legislation Proposed to Repeal Red-Light Cameras

As many South Floridians can attest to, red light cameras located at intersections throughout the region have produced thousands of citations for everything from blatantly blowing […]
February 1, 2016

Florida House of Representatives Passes Bill to Regulate Uber and other Ride-Sharing Services

The Florida House recently passed a bill regulating “transportation network companies” such as Uber and Lyft, mandating insurance and various other requirements. Included in the legislation […]
February 1, 2016

Woman Dies in Crash Involving Police Officer

A woman died after a police officer-involved automobile accident in Pembroke Pines on January 27, 2016.  The accident occurred just after 2 a.m. at the intersection […]
January 28, 2016

Consolidated PIP Cases to be heard by Florida Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a large auto insurer in a dispute about fees paid to health providers who treated […]
January 20, 2016

Should Florida Patients with Minor Injuries Be Put Through CT and MRI Scans?

A recent study suggests that more and more people with minor injuries are increasingly being given CT Scans despite widespread efforts to reduce the unnecessary use […]