Florida taxpayers lose on DeSantis culture war lawsuits

Linda D. Garrow

OPINION AND COMMENTARY Editorials and other Opinion content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent from the work of our newsroom reporters. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), on Feb. 24 in Orlando. John Raoux AP Gov. Ron DeSantis is a […]

Florida “Stop WOKE Act” Enacted to Restrict DEI Initiatives by Employers, Associations, and Certification Organizations | Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Linda D. Garrow

Even before the legislation passed the Florida legislature on March 10, 2022, it attracted widespread criticism, and opponents of the law used the intervening time to prepare a legal challenge on First Amendment grounds. That lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida on […]

Florida Court Rulings Show Importance of Exclusion Wording

Linda D. Garrow

Two recent decisions from the Florida appellate courts highlight the ambiguous nature of water damage claims and lawsuits and how they are interpreted by the courts. In Geovera Specialty Insurance Company v. Graig Glasser, 4DCA No. 4D20-2001 (2/16/2022),the 4th District Court of Appeal held that the trial court erred in […]