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Senate debate opens over restriction of one-way attorney fees

Not every member of the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee is sold on Chairman Doug Broxson’s plan to make it harder for contractors holding assignment of benefits agreements to sue insurance carriers.

Sen. Daryl Rouson, the panel’s ranking Democrat, and Sen. Perry Thurston Jr., a Democrat from Fort Lauderdale, both expressed skepticism that trial attorneys are the villains behind rising insurance rates.