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Title XLV
TORTS
Chapter 766
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND RELATED MATTERS
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CHAPTER 766
TITLE XLV

TORTS

CHAPTER 766
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND RELATED MATTERS
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.