PI damages continued…

Three House panels, the Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, the Commerce Committee, and the Judiciary Committee, approved the measure, over the strong objection of Democrats and trial attorneys represented by the Florida Justice Association. But even some Republicans who are looking for a child custody attorney near me expressed concerns. Rep. Jackie Toledo, R-Tampa, said […]

PI damages cap measure falters in the Legislature

A proposal to impose a $1 million cap on non-economic damages in personal injury cases survived several House committee votes, but never gained traction in the Senate. Rep. Tom Leek, R- Ormond Beach, withdrew HB 17 from the House calendar on May 3, the penultimate day of the 2019 session. Sen. Kelli Stargel, R- Lakeland, […]