Town Hall Meeting: Tort Reform

March 29, 2023

Welcome to our first town hall meeting! Please proceed on to the "Take Course" tab and we will begin at 12noon Wednesday, March 29th, 2023. Please note, this meeting is an FCA benefit and therefore only open to FCA Members.

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03/29/2023 - 11:45am EDT
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03/29/2023 - 2:00pm EDT
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Kim Driggers, FCA's General Counsel

Kimberly A. Driggers is the owner of Driggers Law, PA, where she represents the Florida Chiropractic Association as its General Counsel and serves as one of their Lobbyists.  For the prior twenty-plus years, Ms. Driggers was in private practice in Orlando and Tallahassee, Florida, initially representing the interests of insurance companies in their defense of injury and insurance claims.  After a number of years and for the majority of her practice, she put her insurance knowledge to use in representing medical providers, injured patients, and homeowners in the denial of insurance benefits, litigating insurance claims in courts throughout Florida.

Ms. Driggers is well known in the area of Personal Injury Protection insurance law (No-Fault or PIP insurance) and has authored numerous articles, testifies regularly in the Florida Legislature, and lectures for the Florida Chiropractic Association throughout the State of Florida.  She is a longstanding member of the National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys.

In August 2019, Ms. Driggers became the first Non-Chiropractor and seventh woman since 1963, to be elected to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, the international testing agency for the chiropractic profession that develops, administers and scores standardized exams for the chiropractic profession. She received her B.A. in Psychology Magna Cum Laude from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida in 1990.  Ms. Driggers attended the Florida State University College of Law, receiving her J.D. in 1994.

Coretta Anthony-Smith

Corretta Anthony-Smith is a native Floridian, born and raised in Naples, Florida.  After graduating from high school, Coretta attended Georgetown University where she earned her B.S. in Marketing.  Thereafter, she worked in the insurance industry learning the ins-and-outs of the insurance industry and the inner workings of insurance companies.  In 1996, Coretta began law school at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, where she graduated in 1999.  After graduating from law school, Coretta worked for two prominent insurance defense firms representing several major insurance carriers.  In 2004, Coretta stopped representing insurance companies and changed her focus to representing consumers and individuals in claims against insurance companies.

In 2007, Coretta formed Anthony-Smith Law with only one other employee. The firm has now grown to more than 12 employees.  Coretta focuses on representing people against insurance companies in various insurance disputes including but not limited to property damage claims, homeowner’s claims, personal injury protection claims (“PIP”) and wrongful denial of coverage claims.  She also represents individuals who have been injured in automobile accidents, slip and falls and victims of nursing home neglect.  

Coretta is also licensed to practice law in all counties in the State of Florida, as well as the Federal Courts for the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.  She also serves on the Florida Bar’s Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Committee and previously served on the Florida Bar’s Small Claims Rules Committee (2010-2017).  Coretta was also a contributing editor on the Tenth and Eleventh Editions of The Florida Bar’s, Florida Automobile Insurance Law, No-Fault Insurance (2018 and 2019).

Coretta also believes in giving back to the community and works on many charitable events.  She is currently a board member of Saving Our Sons, an organization dedicated to strengthening male leadership in underprivileged areas.  She has also received several awards for her community service and generous sponsorship donations.


Chad Barr has dedicated his entire legal career to protecting his clients and their rights against powerful insurance companies.

Chad received his Juris Doctorate from Florida A & M College of Law and has been licensed to practice law since 2008. Chad is a proud alumnus of the 2017 National Champions University of Central Florida. Chad grew up in the great states of Maine and Florida.

Chad started Chad Barr Law in 2014 and the firm’s practice areas include bodily injury claims, personal injury claims, general negligence claims, personal injury protection (PIP) claims, windshield claims, homeowner’s claims, life insurance claims, and all other forms of insurance denials and coverage disputes. Prior to starting the firm, Chad was the lead associate in a mid-size insurance litigation firm. In over a decade of practice, Chad has litigated over ten-thousand insurance claims recovering millions of dollars for his clients.

In addition to insurance litigation, Chad handles appeals across Florida in both state and federal court. Chad has handled appeals in every District Court of Appeal in Florida as well as the Florida Supreme Court. Mr. Barr’s 2019 unanimous decision from the Florida Supreme Court reinforced that insurance companies were unlawfully applying deductibles to PIP claims.


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