R.J. Lehmann on Hurricane Ian

Financial Times – ICLE Editor-in-Chief R.J. Lehmann was quoted by the Financial Times in a story about the state of Florida’s insurance market in the wake of Hurricane Ian. You can read full story here.

But others, including RJ Lehmann, a senior fellow at the International Center for Law & Economics think-tank, are faulting the governor for focusing more on provoking his foes in fights over culture war issues, such as critical race theory, at the expense of insurance reform.

“Lawmakers had ample warning about the need to act during the legislative session earlier this year, but they displayed more interest in waging culture-war battles than in helping Floridians to secure their lives and their property,” Lehmann wrote. The system, he added, was now facing “a state of full-blown collapse”.