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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XLV
TORTS
Chapter 768
NEGLIGENCE
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F.S. 768.17
768.17 Legislative intent.It is the public policy of the state to shift the losses resulting when wrongful death occurs from the survivors of the decedent to the wrongdoer. Sections 768.16-768.26 are remedial and shall be liberally construed.
History.s. 1, ch. 72-35; s. 106, ch. 2003-1.