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Continuously Challenged Medical Liability Laws Drive Up Costs

July 23, 2015 |

Earlier this week, the 1st District Court of Appeal upheld a portion of the Florida Chamber-backed medical liability reforms that were made in 2013. At question was if “ex parte communications” violated the patient’s right to privacy in a medical malpractice lawsuit. In these cases, “ex parte communications” allow the defense attorney to receive medical information […]

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Did You Know Florida Road Conditions Rank Best in the Country?

July 20, 2015 |

In a recent study, national transportation research group TRIP named Florida the top state for road conditions in the U.S. While Florida’s high ranking means that roadways are currently being maintained and improved, funding for future transportation projects is a growing concern. “Florida roadways are some of the most traveled in the nation so it is imperative […]

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A Focus on Brazil and Mexico

Brazil For the fifth time this year, economists have reduced their economic forecasts for Brazil for this year and next year. Economists also increased their estimate for the 2015 inflation rate to 8.97 percent from 8.79 percent, according to a weekly central-bank survey. The government of Brazil announced at the end of June the launching […]

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