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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. 768.17 f.s.
Abstract: 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

3. 768.18 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 768.18 768.18 Definitions.—As used in ss. 768.16 - 768.26 :(1) “Survivors” means the decedent’s spouse, children, parents, and, when partly or wholly dependent on the decedent for support or services, any blood relatives and adoptive brothers and sisters. It includes the child born out of wedl

4. 768.0425 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 768.0425 768.0425 Damages in actions against contractors for injuries sustained from negligence, malfeasance, or misfeasance.—(1) For purposes of this section only, the term “contractor” means any person who contracts to perform any construction or building service which is regulated by any st

5. 768.096 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 768.096 768.096 Employer presumption against negligent hiring.—(1) In a civil action for the death of, or injury or damage to, a third person caused by the intentional tort of an employee, such employee’s employer is presumed not to have been negligent in hiring such employee if, before hiring

6. 768.73 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 768.73 768.73 Punitive damages; limitation.—(1)(a) Except as provided in paragraphs (b) and (c), an award of punitive damages may not exceed the greater of:1. Three times the amount of compensatory damages awarded to each claimant entitled thereto, consistent with the remaining provisions of t

7. 627.7491 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 627.7491 627.7491 Official law enforcement vehicles; motor vehicle insurance requirements.—(1) As used in this section, the term:(a) “Employing agency” means an agency that employs a law enforcement officer.(b) “Law enforcement officer” has the same meaning as in s. 943.10 (1).(2) If an employ

8. 624.461 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 624.461 624.461 Definition.—For the purposes of the Florida Insurance Code, “self-insurance fund” means both commercial self-insurance funds organized under s. 624.462 and group self-insurance funds organized under s. 624.4621 . The term “self-insurance fund” does not include a governmental se

9. 429.255 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 429.255 429.255 Use of personnel; emergency care.—(1)(a) Persons under contract to the facility, facility staff, or volunteers, who are licensed according to part I of chapter 464, or those persons exempt under s. 464.022 (1), and others as defined by rule, may administer medications to reside

10. 944.713 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 944.713 944.713 Insurance against liability.—(1) A bidder must provide an adequate plan of insurance against liability, including liability for violations of an inmate’s civil rights by an insurance agency licensed in this state, pursuant to chapter 287. The insurance plan shall, at a minimum,

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