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Florida tops the national ranking of the most litigious states in the U.S., with more than 59,400 cases filed between March 2022 and March 2023. Florida had more than double the number of lawsuits than New York, which has a similar population.
Estimated insured losses from Hurricane Idalia reached $188 million this week, as the total continues to gradually increase.
For the first time in decades, Cuban entrepreneurs on the island are going to be allowed to open accounts in American banks and access their money remotely.
Until now, state employees had no paid maternity or family leave specified for the birth or adoption of a child. Sick leave, vacation time or unpaid leave could be utilized in those events, but there was no specific paid leave.
A coalition of state and local lawmakers is making its stance known to federal environment regulators: Don’t allow a fertilizer company to pave its roads with phosphogypsum, the mildly radioactive leftovers from phosphate manufacturing.
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A Florida reptile park has taken in an alligator that lost its nose and upper jaw to a fight or boat propeller. Gatorland Orlando said over the weekend that the injured alligator came from a lake in nearby Sanford, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northeast of Orlando. “She had basically no chance of surviving in the wild with such a severe injury,” the park said in a social media post.
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