GOP Wins Trio of Special Elections

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Republicans easily won a trio of Northeast Florida legislative seats Tuesday during special elections triggered by the resignation last year of former Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, to become president of Florida State University. Given the GOP’s dominance in the region and the significant fundraising edge of the Republican candidates, the…

Third-Party Bad Faith in Florida’s Automobile Insurance System

Bad-faith lawsuits targeting automobile insurers in Florida impose a heavy burden on the state’s auto insurance system and auto insurance consumers.  The possibility of winning large bad-faith settlements and court judgments creates powerful incentives for potential claimants and their attorneysto file auto liability insurance claims that otherwise would not be filed. The Insurance Research Council…