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Gawker Founder Waves The White Flag & Declares Bankruptcy

Gawker’s founder is making waves in the news again this week after filing for Chapter 11 personal bankruptcy protection. A $140 million court settlement would have anyone shaking in their boots. In the case of Denton, filing for bankruptcy may be his best bet at protecting his assets. In 2012, Gawker, a popular online gossip […]

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Insurance Rates Increase, Despite Law Calling To Lower Them

Reforms from four years ago were supposed to send auto insurance rates down for Floridians. An NBC Miami story looked at records obtained from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation which show that overall premiums have increased 13 percent since January 2015. PIP premiums increased slightly more, 14 percent. A Tampa Bay Times story published

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Did Insurance Companies Hack Into Injured Workers Compensation Files?

According to Business Insider, A California worker claims in a federal lawsuit that three of the largest workers compensation insurance companies in California illegally hacked over 32,000 confidential workers compensation files. The news comes days after the Florida Supreme Court delivered an opinion favoring the rights of injured workers. A lawsuit, which seeks class action

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Florida Supreme Court Delivers Ruling In Favor Of Injured Workers

Today the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion striking the attorney fee provision of the Florida Worker’s Compensation Statute in the case of Castellanos vs. Next Door Company, et. al. This case asks whether the state workers’ compensation statute violated the Constitution when it restricted attorneys’ fees in a claims case. This will serve as

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