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The 2005 Florida Statutes

Title XLV
Chapter 766
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Chapter 766, Florida Statutes 2005





766.101  Medical review committee, immunity from liability.

766.1015  Civil immunity for members of or consultants to certain boards, committees, or other entities.

766.1016  Patient safety data privilege.

766.102  Medical negligence; standards of recovery; expert witness.

766.103  Florida Medical Consent Law.

766.104  Pleading in medical negligence cases; claim for punitive damages; authorization for release of records for investigation.

766.105  Florida Patient's Compensation Fund.

766.106  Notice before filing action for medical negligence; presuit screening period; offers for admission of liability and for arbitration; informal discovery; review.

766.107  Court-ordered arbitration.

766.108  Mandatory mediation and mandatory settlement conference in medical negligence actions.

766.110  Liability of health care facilities.

766.111  Engaging in unnecessary diagnostic testing; penalties.

766.1115  Health care providers; creation of agency relationship with governmental contractors.

766.1116  Health care practitioner; waiver of license renewal fees and continuing education requirements.

766.112  Comparative fault.

766.113  Settlement agreements; prohibition on restricting disclosure to Division of Medical Quality Assurance.

766.118  Determination of noneconomic damages.

766.1185  Bad faith actions.

766.201  Legislative findings and intent.

766.202  Definitions; ss. 766.201-766.212.

766.2021  Limitation on damages against insurers, prepaid limited health service organizations, health maintenance organizations, or prepaid health clinics.

766.203  Presuit investigation of medical negligence claims and defenses by prospective parties.

766.204  Availability of medical records for presuit investigation of medical negligence claims and defenses; penalty.

766.205  Presuit discovery of medical negligence claims and defenses.

766.206  Presuit investigation of medical negligence claims and defenses by court.

766.207  Voluntary binding arbitration of medical negligence claims.

766.208  Arbitration to allocate responsibility among multiple defendants.

766.209  Effects of failure to offer or accept voluntary binding arbitration.

766.21  Misarbitration.

766.211  Payment of arbitration award; interest.

766.212  Appeal of arbitration awards and allocations of financial responsibility.

766.301  Legislative findings and intent.

766.302  Definitions; ss. 766.301-766.316.

766.303  Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Plan; exclusiveness of remedy.

766.304  Administrative law judge to determine claims.

766.305  Filing of claims and responses; medical disciplinary review.

766.306  Tolling of statute of limitations.

766.307  Hearing; parties; discovery.

766.309  Determination of claims; presumption; findings of administrative law judge binding on participants.

766.31  Administrative law judge awards for birth-related neurological injuries; notice of award.

766.311  Conclusiveness of determination or award; appeal.

766.312  Enforcement of awards.

766.313  Limitation on claim.

766.314  Assessments; plan of operation.

766.315  Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Association; board of directors.

766.316  Notice to obstetrical patients of participation in the plan.