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MLB Sues Coral Gables Clinic, Claims Drug Scheme

Major League Baseball on Friday sued a now-shuttered South Florida clinic and its operators, accusing them of scheming to provide banned performance-enhancing drugs to players in violation of their contracts.

CBS4–03/22/2013

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Scott Signs Florida Bills On School Food, Lawsuits

There may be some changes to school nutrition after Gov. Rick Scott has signed a bill giving the state’s agriculture commissioner authority over school food programs. Scott also signed a bill limiting lawsuits against automakers.

CBS4–06/23/2011

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Limits On Health Lawsuits Move In Florida House

you want to sue a doctor or hospital over the care you received, it may be a lot tougher if action taken by the Florida House Friday becomes law. Legislators moved forward on two bills that would help shield doctors, hospitals and nursing homes from costly lawsuits.

CBS Miami–04/29/2011

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Fla. Senate Makes Suing Auto Makers Harder

It’s going to be more difficult for injured consumers to sue auto makers and other manufacturers under a new bill passed by the Florida Senate.

CBS4–03/16/2011

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Child Services Tort Reform Being Considered

While the GOP-controlled Florida Legislature works on capping lawsuit awards for medical malpractice, lawmakers are also proposing capping damages that could be assessed against Florida’s community-based care organizations.

CBS4–03/08/2011