The Florida House of Representatives are sick of hired guns being brought into the state for lawsuits and took aim at those outside experts in a new bill passed Friday.
A Miami-Dade County jury has awarded $3 million to a nine-year-old girl who was sexually abused as a preschooler at Discovery Day Care in Miami in 2008.
Closing arguments are scheduled Tuesday afternoon in a civil lawsuit stemming from the 2008 case of a 5-year-old girl who alleged she was sexually abused by the teenage son of a teacher at a Miami day care center.
The Broward County School Board has settled a civil lawsuit filed by the family of Amanda Collette, the 15-year-old girl who was gunned down in the hallway of her Fort Lauderdale high school by a heartbroken classmate.
Florida lawmakers are pushing tort reform front and center as they consider a proposal that would shield hospitals from malpractice lawsuits if they contract with doctors who end up harming patients.