Los Angeles Principal Michael Miguel contributed to an article published by Insurance Business titled "Florida bill targeting third-party litigation financing stalls in House." The article discusses bills that would prohibit anyone financing a lawsuit from making any decision related to the civil action, administrative proceeding or claim, such as appointing counsel, selecting expert witnesses or devising litigation strategy. The measure is currently stuck in the House Judiciary Committee and it might not emerge before lawmakers break on March 8. “Funding has been around for quite a while, but it’s been prolific for the last 10 years,” Michael said. “Companies want juries to know there’s money backing the plaintiff.”

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