27) The AFTL
exemplified these principles; however, Brandeis worked to extend this idea to the Federal Trade Commission as well as to the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, a non-governmental organization of business people.
4, 2006) [hereinafter AFTL
interview] (transcript, 3 on file with author); Interview with Dr.
Robert Peck, president of the Center for Constitutional Litigation, who also represented the AFTL
, said, "The FMA is so blinded by their hatred of malpractice cases that they doggedly keep going down roads that the law forecloses to them.
This latest ploy by the FMA to strip patients of their rights to justice and fair compensation only proves once again that the organization was never interested in helping medical malpractice victims get more compensation, only in stopping them from being able to go to court in the first place," said AFTL
spokesperson Jacqui Sisto.
While the insurance industry enjoys record profits and CEOs bulging bank accounts, too many residents of the Gulf region are left waiting for the settlements they deserve to help them get back on their feet," said AFTL
President Ed Zebersky.
CCL played a central role in developing the overall legal strategy for the case with the AFTL
, including the filing of a separate declaratory judgment action earlier in 2005 that sought judicial approval of such waivers.
and ATS systems continue to enhance Postal Service efficiency.
system automatically places lids on mail containers used to transport "flat" mail, such as newspapers, magazines, large business envelopes, direct-mail catalogs and advertising literature.
Paul Jess, of the AFTL
, said so far Floridians for Patient Protection, the political action committee backed by the academy and which is pushing the three amendments, has collected more than 450,000 signatures for each of the three amendments.
FNMA and AFTL
both claimed that Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) had agreed to the bill when, in fact, AIF has not.
president, adding that Roth has devoted many hours to the Academy at almost every level including legislative challenges, fundraising goals, and political endeavors.
As chair of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers Family Law Section, she originated the Friends of the Guardian ad Litem Program in 1989, encouraging the AFTL
board to ask each of its 3,000 members to donate eight hours of legal service to the GAL program.