When the state legislature finally finds itself face-to-face with an issue such as whether to re-enact or rewrite Florida’s automobile personal injury protection (PIP) law, it is with the full knowledge that there will be no easy path to a solution. Among other things, lawmakers know they will be confronted by a relentless full court press on the part of the insurance industry, health care providers, and the trial bar, all of which are dedicated to either rewriting the law in their favor or preserving the advantages afforded them by retaining the status quo. Lawmakers also know they can only duck these issues for so long given the short length of the 60-day session. Still, as the legislative session opened, Senate lawmakers signaled they were in no hurry to tackle the more contentious PIP issues as they executed a time-tested legislative sidestep onto firmer political ground by launching a public battle against fraud.


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