Over time, we’ve seen personal injury lawyers invest heavily in political campaigns to keep trial lawyers in office and influence elections. This PIL influence is happening again in Florida, where a Texas trial lawyer has been donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to Charlie Crist’s PAC in Florida. The Florida gubernatorial race was expected to be heavily funded, but the Texas lawyer’s investment is a classic example of the trial lawyer’s grip on politics.
Crist, also a personal injury lawyer, works for Morgan & Morgan, which is one of the most infamous personal injury law firms in the state.
Read more about trial lawyer campaign contributions here.