Lawsuit Abuse Reform in Florida and Across the Nation
This week's episode of the Small Business Rundown features Michelle Smith, an NFIB member and Florida small business owner, Bill Herrle, NFIB's Florida Executive Director, and Tim Goodrich, Vice President of NFIB State Government Relations. They delve into the topic of lawsuit abuse and its impact on small business owners. Bill sheds light on the progress made in Florida with the passage of landmark lawsuit abuse reform, highlighting the instrumental role played by NFIB members like Michelle. Listen in as Michelle shares her firsthand experience and how NFIB's support, including access to legislators, contributed to successful advocacy efforts. The conversation also encompasses national trends in predatory lawsuit abuse behaviors. Tim underscores the importance of small business owners getting actively involved in their state legislatures and Congress to share their stories and champion lawsuit abuse reform (also known as tort reform) in their states.
NFIB’s Advocacy Center has numerous resources for how small business owners can get involved and share their stories at every level of government. To learn more about the Florida Lawsuit Abuse victory, go to NFIB.com/StopFloridaLawsuitAbuse.