‘A Bit Scary for Defense Lawyers:’ How a Tough Venue Played in Counsel’s Favor

A Coral Gables attorney and his co-counsel blocked a medical worker’s attempt to recover more than $2 million for a series of injuries.

Viewpoint: Impact of Florida Tort-Reform Bill Becomes Clear, But Litigation Expected

On March 24, 2023, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law House Bill 837, resulting in the enactment of sweeping tort reform (“the Act”). The Act impacts various aspects of the civil justice system. The most salient features of this latest wave of tort reform are discussed below.