The claims process in Florida government, intended to counteract the old legal doctrine that “the king can do no wrong” and compensate people who are injured by state or local government actions, is neither fair nor reliable. Everyone knows it, but nobody ever tries to come up with a better system because they don’t have to.
The bill Montford was presenting was a real horror story. But it was sadly typical of the injustices legislators deal with every year — if they agree to hear claims bills at all…
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