How Press, Politicians Joined to Pass Corruption Law

Sen. Don Gaetz Guest column Like the mongoose and the cobra, politicians and the media are natural enemies, watching each other warily and always ready to strike at the other’s vulnerabilities. So it was an uncomfortable moment for some in the political establishment when state Rep. Ritch Workman of Melbourne and I introduced anti-corruption legislation…

Commentary: Florida’s Failure to Pass AOB Reforms Will Impact State Insurance Market

Following the 2016 Florida Legislative Session’s failure to pass essential assignment of benefit (AOB) reforms, the insurance industry and Citizens Property Insurance Corp. are working in tandem with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) to find workable administrative measures to help combat this kickback-driven lawsuit-for-profit scheme. The sad truth is AOB abuse is organized…