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Understanding Florida’s No Surprises Act: Protecting Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills

Introduction In the past, receiving medical care was often accompanied by the anxiety of potential financial surprises due to hidden fees and out-of-network charges. To address this concern, the U.S. Congress passed the No Surprises Act, a groundbreaking healthcare legislation aimed at protecting patients from unexpected medical bills. In this article, we will focus on…

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What can a subcontractor do when the contractor refuses to pay?

Construction in Florida and the United States in general, is at an all-time high.  As a result, non-payment by Contractors is a common problem for subcontractors who are depending on prompt payment for work completed.  Non-payment or even late payment has made it increasingly more difficult for small companies to stay in business. What can…

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Examining Qualified Immunity in Florida

Balancing Accountability and Public Trust Qualified immunity has been a longstanding and contentious legal doctrine in the United States. It shields government officials, including law enforcement officers, from civil liability for their actions while performing official duties. It has been the subject of intense debate and scrutiny. In recent years, there are growing concerns about…

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Florida Statute of Limitations is now 2 years for negligence actions

On March 24, 2023, Governor DeSantis signed a new bill called HB837. Florida has enjoyed having a 4 year Statute of Limitations on claims of negligence for personal injury. The new bill has now shortened the Statute of Limitations from 4 years to 2 years. What will this mean for Floridians? This new amendment to…

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If you suffered a serious injury, or the death of a loved one, from the use or administration of a covered “countermeasure”, you may be eligible for compensation from this program. Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program (CICP) According to the U.S. government, a countermeasure is defined as: a vaccine, medication, device, or other item used to…

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