Florida trial lawyers and “contingency fee multipliers” will be under a spotlight when lawmakers convene May 23-27 for a property insurance special session.

In his proclamation, Gov. Ron DeSantis cited statistics that show Florida, with just 9% of property insurance claims, generates 79% of the nation’s homeowner insurance lawsuits.

“Florida citizens are seeing the effects of this higher litigation in their rising premiums,” DeSantis wrote.