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1. 768.16 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 768.16 768.16 Wrongful Death Act.—Sections 768.16 - 768.26 may be cited as the “Florida Wrongful Death Act.”History.—s. 1, ch. 72-35; s. 105, ch. 2003-1.

2. 768.19 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 768.19 768.19 Right of action.—When the death of a person is caused by the wrongful act, negligence, default, or breach of contract or warranty of any person, including those occurring on navigable waters, and the event would have entitled the person injured to maintain an action and recover d

3. 768.31 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 768.31 768.31 Contribution among tortfeasors.—(1) SHORT TITLE.—This act shall be cited as the “Uniform Contribution Among Tortfeasors Act.”(2) RIGHT TO CONTRIBUTION.—(a) Except as otherwise provided in this act, when two or more persons become jointly or severally liable in tort for the same i

4. 768.21 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 768.21 768.21 Damages.—All potential beneficiaries of a recovery for wrongful death, including the decedent’s estate, shall be identified in the complaint, and their relationships to the decedent shall be alleged. Damages may be awarded as follows:(1) Each survivor may recover the value of los

5. 961.06 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 961.06 961.06 Compensation for wrongful incarceration.—(1) Except as otherwise provided in this act and subject to the limitations and procedures prescribed in this section, a person who is found to be entitled to compensation under the provisions of this act is entitled to:(a) Monetary compen

6. 766.118 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 766.118 766.118 Determination of noneconomic damages.—(1) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this section, the term:(a) “Catastrophic injury” means a permanent impairment constituted by:1. Spinal cord injury involving severe paralysis of an arm, a leg, or the trunk;2. Amputation of an arm, a hand, a foot

7. 733.702 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 733.702 733.702 Limitations on presentation of claims.—(1) If not barred by s. 733.710 , no claim or demand against the decedent’s estate that arose before the death of the decedent, including claims of the state and any of its political subdivisions, even if the claims are unmatured, continge

8. 766.202 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 766.202 766.202 Definitions; ss. 766.201 - 766.212 .—As used in ss. 766.201 - 766.212 , the term:(1) “Claimant” means any person who has a cause of action for damages based on personal injury or wrongful death arising from medical negligence.(2) “Collateral sources” means any payments made to

9. 812.145 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 812.145 812.145 Theft of copper or other nonferrous metals.—(1) As used in this section, the term:(a) “Communications services” means the transmission, conveyance, or routing of voice, data, audio, video, or any other information or signals, including cable services, to a point, or between or

10. 774.203 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 774.203 774.203 Definitions.—As used in this act, the term:(1) “AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment” means the American Medical Association’s Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment.(2) “Asbestos” includes all minerals defined as “asbestos” in 29 C.F.R. s. 1910, as am

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