In 1961, Florida joined the ranks of the growing majority of states
to mandate uninsured motorist coverage. This legislation resulted from
consumer outcry over the numerous hardships befalling accident victims
injured by uninsured motorists.
Roselli, Karen E.
"Florida Statutes Section 627.727: Is the Statutory Right to Reject Uninsured Motorist Coverage Really a "Right" At All?,"
Nova Law Review: Vol. 8
, Article 6.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/nlr/vol8/iss1/6