Press Releases

June 2018
June 22, 2018: Trey Lytal Takes Reins as FJA President for 2018-19 - New Executive Leadership Steps Up to Protect Citizens’ Civil Justice Accountability Rights

May 2018
May 15, 2018: FJA President Dale Swope and Senator Jeff Brandes Debate Autonomous Vehicles/Self Driving Cars
May 15, 2018: Statement by Paul Jess, Executive Director of the Florida Justice Association - Regarding Attorney General Pam Bondi's Opioid Lawsuit Announcement

February 2018
February 16, 2018: Statement by Paul Jess, Executive Director of the Florida Justice Association - Regarding Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting
February 1, 2018: Statement by Paul Jess, Executive Director of the Florida Justice Association - Regarding PIP Repeal Report by Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

October 2017
October 9, 2017: FJA Announces New Executive Director
October 2, 2017: FJA Insurance Emergency Response Task Force Created to Provide Advice to Lawmakers and their Constituents

August 2017

August 28, 2017: Statement from Richard Chait, chair of Workers’ Compensation Section of the Florida Justice Association - Regarding NCCI Workers Compensation Proposed Rate Reduction for Florida
August 16, 2017: Statement on Citizens Insurance $10,000 Water Damage Cap from Paul Jess, Interim Executive Director, Florida Justice Association

June 2017
June 19, 2017: Tampa Attorney Dale Swope Elected President of the Florida Justice Association
June 9, 2017: BREAKING NEWS: Florida Supreme Court Holds Med Mal Personal Injury Caps Unconstitutional

March 2017
March 16, 2017: Florida Law Helps Big Tobacco Delay Justice
 March 13, 2017: Key Workers’ Compensation Reform Legislation Set for Committee Action
 March 6, 2017: Constitution Revision Commission Named, Set to Begin Work

February 2017
February 23, 2017: Prejudgment Interest Legislation Advances
 February 3, 2017: Statement by: Lee Jacobson, Vice Chair, Florida Justice Association Property Insurance Committee Regarding Senate Bill 1038’s Threat to Homeowner’s Property Rights

January 2017
January 3, 2017: Paul Jess Named Interim Executive Director of Florida Justice Association