Tampa News

Florida Looks to Tampa as Leader in Fight Against PIP Fraud

The move by one Florida county to crack down on auto insurance fraud by targeting staged accidents and regulating clinics is being seen as a roadmap for state officials looking to reform the state’s no-fault auto insurance law. Gov. Rick …

Florida Nabs 53 Suspects in Staged Car Crash Scheme

Authorities say a five-month investigation into staged car accidents and insurance fraud culminated in arrest warrants for 53 people in the Tampa area. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said that search warrants were served at four medical clinics as part …

Florida Parents Sue School District Over Daughter’s ‘Sexting’ Suicide

The parents of a 13-year-old Tampa girl who hanged herself after enduring classmates’ taunts over a revealing photo texted to a boy have sued the school district. The parents of Hope Witsell filed a federal lawsuit this week, accusing the …