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The 2008 Florida Statutes

Title XLV
TORTS
Chapter 768
NEGLIGENCE
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Chapter 768, Part I, Florida Statutes 2008

PART I

GENERAL PROVISIONS

768.041  Release or covenant not to sue.

768.0415  Liability for injury to parent.

768.042  Damages.

768.0425  Damages in actions against contractors for injuries sustained from negligence, malfeasance, or misfeasance.

768.043  Remittitur and additur actions arising out of operation of motor vehicles.

768.07  Railroad liability for injury to employees.

768.0705  Limitation on premises liability.

768.0710  Burden of proof in claims of negligence involving transitory foreign objects or substances against persons or entities in possession or control of business premises.

768.075  Immunity from liability for injury to trespassers on real property.

768.08  Liability of corporations having relief department for injury to employees; contracts in violation of act void.

768.091  Employer liability limits; ridesharing.

768.093  Owner liability limits; powered shopping carts.

768.095  Employer immunity from liability; disclosure of information regarding former or current employees.

768.096  Employer presumption against negligent hiring.

768.098  Limitation of liability for employee leasing.

768.0981  Limitation on actions against insurers, prepaid limited health service organizations, health maintenance organizations, or prepaid health clinics.

768.10  Pits and holes not to be left open.

768.11  Pits and holes; measure of damages.

768.12  Motor vehicle colliding with any animal at large on a public highway.

768.125  Liability for injury or damage resulting from intoxication.

768.1256  Government rules defense.

768.1257  State-of-the-art defense for products liability.

768.128  Hazardous spills; definitions; persons who assist in containing or treating spills; immunity from liability; exceptions.

768.13  Good Samaritan Act; immunity from civil liability.

768.1315  Good Samaritan Volunteer Firefighters' Assistance Act; immunity from civil liability.

768.1325  Cardiac Arrest Survival Act; immunity from civil liability.

768.1326  Placement of automated external defibrillators in state buildings; rulemaking authority.

768.1335  Emergency Medical Dispatch Act; presumption.

768.1345  Professional malpractice; immunity.

768.135  Volunteer team physicians; immunity.

768.1355  Florida Volunteer Protection Act.

768.136  Liability for canned or perishable food distributed free of charge.

768.137  Definition; limitation of civil liability for certain farmers; exception.

768.138  Interruption of electric utility service by order of law enforcement; immunity.

768.1382  Streetlights, security lights, and other similar illumination; limitation on liability.

768.14  Suit by state; waiver of sovereign immunity.

768.16  Wrongful Death Act.

768.17  Legislative intent.

768.18  Definitions.

768.19  Right of action.

768.20  Parties.

768.21  Damages.

768.22  Form of verdict.

768.23  Protection of minors and incompetents.

768.24  Death of a survivor before judgment.

768.25  Court approval of settlements.

768.26  Litigation expenses.

768.28  Waiver of sovereign immunity in tort actions; recovery limits; limitation on attorney fees; statute of limitations; exclusions; indemnification; risk management programs.

768.295  Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP) suits by governmental entities prohibited.

768.31  Contribution among tortfeasors.

768.35  Continuing domestic violence.

768.36  Alcohol or drug defense.

768.37  Limitation on civil liability arising from long-term consumption of food and nonalcoholic beverages.