August 2023 Contents
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Florida business interests won a decisive victory against the personal injury bar — but don't expect the state's high-profile plaintiff lawyers to fade away.
The insurance industry this year convinced lawmakers to pass the most siginificant changes in personal injury law in 20 years.
Litigators say changes to property insurance laws endager their business. Some inurance defense firms have a different take.
A nerly $8-million slip-and-fall case is emblematic of the high-stakes nature of Florida's tort system.
Healing by Play
Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is committed to the "healing power of play."
Wolfson Children's Hospital is adding beds to address gaps in mental health care.
Pediatric phlebotomists are trained to understand each child.
Nursing shortages have created more opportunities for new grads.
Florida is mandating later start times for middle schoolers - a shift doctors say will help kids get the sleep they need to learn and thrive.
The Eye Care Institute at Nova Southeastern is tackling a growing epidemic of myopia in children.
A Nemours pilot program is embedding mental health services in its primary care offices.
Higher Education Presidents
Thanks to effective leadership, there are impressive results across Florida's higher education landscape.
A Tradition of Excellence
We strive for excellence, and we're proud that othere can see our commitment.
"Everyone goes through and obstacle course called life..."
AI for All
There are worse places to be abandoned by a bot than back in time.
The 100 companies that made the cut in our fifteenth annual Best Companies to Work for rankings.
The heads of Florida's Best Companies have mixed feelings about hybrid work arrangements, but most would agree the trend is here to stay.
250 or more employees.
50 to 249 employees.
Fewer than 50 employees.
A Tampa cybersecurity startup that surged to become a global company is now shaping a new downtown district.
J'Yah Marshall lives near and works in Water Street Tampa. He commutes on his electric scooter.
Ready for Takeoff
Improving Aviation is using drones to fight wildfires and modernize flight.
Around the State
Scallop season is like an Easter egg hunt.
Pan Am's forever Miami headquarters is being transformed into a private terminal at MIA.
Helping Babies Thrive
LactaLogics processes breast milk from donor moms for use in feeding premature babies.
Horse Creek Ranch is now protected from development.
Optics Tech Training
Valencia college is launching an acceperated program to meed demand for precision optics and photonics techs.
Rae Crandall collects and refurbishes firefighter clothing for women.
Pensacola has received a $3.9M grant to build the headquarters for the American Magic sail team.
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