From Insurance Journal:

R Street, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization, also encouraged the Florida Senate to act and spoke in favor of the House bill.

“This is a carefully crafted, commonsense and measured bill that both protects consumers and removes incentives for the unnecessary litigation that is driving rate increases across the state,” said Christian R. Cámara, R Street’s Southeast region director. “Virtually everyone familiar with this issue, including the insurance industry, consumer groups, realtors, the state’s insurance consumer advocate, business groups, the Office of Insurance Regulation and even the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board, believe the state’s current attorney fee provisions are largely to blame for this crisis.”

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