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Florida Injury Laws

Florida laws (statutory law) related to personal injury,
accidents, attrative nuisances and negligence

Accidents - Crash involving death or personal injuries F.S. 316.027
Additur - Adding Damages to a Jury award F.S. 768.74
Agents or Employees Liability in Hazardous Occupations F.S. 769.01
Agricultural Machinery and Equipment, Dealers, Indemnity F.S. 686.41

Agriculture, limitation of Civil Liability, Persons Removing Produce or Crops Remaining in Fields Following Harvest    

F.S. 768.137
Agritourism - liability of owner for injury or death
F.S. 570.963  

Alcoholic Beverages, Liability for injury or damage resulting from intoxication

F.S. 768.125
Alcoholics and Intoxicated Persons, Crisis Stabilization - negligence action for damages for personal injury or wrongful death
F.S. 394.9085
Alternative Methods of Payment For Damage Awards F.S. 768.78
Animals, Representative of Deceased Motor Vehicle Operator Colliding with Animals F.S. 768.12
Arson - Unlawful throwing, projecting, placing, or discharging of destructive device or bomb that results in injury to another; penalty. F.S. 790.1615  
Asbestos, Claims, scope of liability; damages F.S. 774.207
Benevolent Gestures - Statements expressing sympathy relating to the pain, suffering, or death of a person involved in an accident; shall be inadmissible as evidence in a civil action F.S. 90.4026
Blood Tests - Blood test for impairment or intoxication in cases of death or serious bodily injury; right to use reasonable force. F.S. 316.1933
Bombs - Unlawful throwing, projecting, placing, or discharging of destructive device or bomb that results in injury to another; penalty. F.S. 790.1615
Brain Injuries - Charlie Mack Overstreet Brain or Spinal Cord Injuries Act F.S. 381.739
Business Establishment, Slip or Fall on foreign substances, Burden of Proof F.S. 768.0755
Charities, Food - Liability for canned or perishable food distributed free of charge F.S. 768.136
Chemically Dependent Persons - Crisis Stabilization - negligence action for damages for personal injury or wrongful death F.S. 394.9085
Clerks of Court, Negligence Settlements and Jury Verdicts, Reports F.S. 25.077
Collateral Sources of Indemnity F.S. 768.76
Collision with Animal at Large on Highway F.S. 768.12
Commercial Exploitation, Victims of Accidents - Protection of victims of crimes or accidents - Police Reports
F.S. 119.105
Common Carriers, Crimes and Offenses - Carelessness - Liability F.S. 860.02
Community Development Districts, Actions Against Districts - Limitations F.S. 190.043
Comparative Fault, Apportionment of Damages F.S. 768.81
Continuing Domestic Violence - compensatory and punitive damages
F.S. 768.35
Contribution, Joint Tortfeasors - negligence
F.S. 768.31
Contributory Negligence - Dog Bites - Dog owner’s liability for damages to persons bitten.
F.S. 767.04
Controlled Substances, Law Enforcement Officers F.S. 893.13
Convenience Stores, Security Measures, Crimes and Offenses, Privileges and Immunities, Presumptions F.S. 768.0705
Corporate Personnel, Indemnification F.S. 607.0850
Corporations, Liability F.S. 768.08
Crimes and Offenses - Restitution F.S. 960.29
Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, Removal from Office F.S. 943.11
Culpable Negligence F.S. 784.05
Damages, Remittitur or Additur F.S. 768.043
Dangerous Dogs F.S. 767.10
Death, Wrongful Death F.S. 768.16
Demand for Judgment F.S. 768.79
Design, Personal Property, Limitation of Actions for Injury Founded on Design F.S. 95.11
Dietetics and Nutrition Practice, Discipline F.S. 468.518
Disclosure of Victims Identity, Commercial Exploitation F.S. 119.105
Distribution, Personal Property, Limitation of Actions for Injuries Founded on Distribution F.S. 95.11
Documents of Title, Title and Rights F.S. 677.502
Domestic Violence F.S. 768.35
Driver Improvement School, Mandatory Attendance F.S. 322.0261
Driving Under Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Blood Test F.S. 316.1933
Driving While License Suspended or Revoked F.S. 322.34
Drugs and Medicine, Defenses F.S. 768.36
Electrical and Alarm System Contractors, Damages F.S. 768.0425
Elevators, Dumbwaiters and Escalators, Accident Reports F.S. 399.125
Emergencies, Shelter Owners, Tort Liability F.S. 252.51
Emergency Medical Services, Presumptions, Dispatch F.S. 768.1335
Emergency Medical Technicians, Course of Employment F.S. 112.1815
Emergency Medical Technicians, Death, Aggravated Manslaughter F.S. 782.07
Emergency Powers of Local Authorities, Riots and Mobs F.S. 870.041
Employee Leasing, Privileges and Immunities F.S. 768.098
Employee Screening

F.S. 435.03

Enclosures, Animals, Damaging, Notice to Owner or Occupant F.S. 316.063
Engineers, Liability F.S. 471.023
Excusable Homicide F.S. 782.03
Exemption, Damages, Injury of Agent or Employee in Hazardous Occupation F.S. 769.05
Explosives, Throwing or Discharging

F.S. 790.161

Farmers, Civil Liability, Persons Removing Produce or Crops Remaining in Fields Following Harvest F.S. 768.137
Fiduciaries, Investments F.S. 518.11
Financial Responsibility, Suit for Damages F.S. 324.161
Firefighters and Fire Departments, Death, Aggravated Manslaughter F.S. 782.07
Firefighters and Fire Departments, Occupational Safety and Health F.S. 633.502
Food, Gifts F.S. 768.136
Foster Care F.S. 409.1671
Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Disciplinary Proceedings F.S. 497.152
Good Samaritan Act F.S. 768.13
Government Rules Defense, Products Liability, Presumptions F.S. 768.1256
Guardian ad Litem, Compromise and Settlement, Damages F.S. 744.3025
Gunshot Wounds, Report F.S. 790.24
Hazardous Occupations, Employer Liability F.S. 769.01
Hazardous Spills, Good Samaritan Protection F.S. 768.128
Hazardous Waste, Defenses, Compliance with Act F.S. 403.727
Health Care Providers, Notice F.S. 456.0575
Health Maintenance Organizations F.S. 641.28
Hearing Aids Specialists, Disciplinary Proceedings F.S. 484.056
Highways and Roads, Gross Negligence, Contractors F.S. 337.195
Holes, Leaving Open

F.S. 768.10

Homicide, Excusable Homicide F.S. 782.03
Homicide, Year and a Day Rule, Abrogation F.S. 782.035
Hoods, Wearing While Intending to Injure, Application of Law F.S. 876.155
Horses, Equine Activities, Liability F.S. 773.01
Horses, Equine Activities, Liability F.S. 773.03
Hotel Keeper, Loss of Property of Guest or Tenant F.S. 509.111
Husband and Wife, Personal Injuries to Wife, Joinder F.S. 46.031
Hypnosis, Medical Care and Treatment F.S. 485.001
Indictment and Information F.S. 932.49
Information by Driver F.S. 316.062
Inheritance or Estate Taxes, Delinquent or Deficient Taxes, Penalties F.S. 198.18
Insurance Health Association Plan, Expenses F.S. 627.6498
Insurance, Tort Reform F.S. 624.460
Joinder, Husband and Wife F.S. 46.031
Joint Tortfeasors F.S. 768.31
Judgments and Decrees, Reports, Negligence Settlements and Jury Verdicts F.S. 25.077
Labor and Employment, Negligent Hiring, Presumptions F.S. 768.096
Law Enforcement Officers, Death, Aggravated Manslaughter F.S. 782.07
Liability, Injuries and Damage Resulting from Intoxication, Providers of Alcoholic Bev F.S. 768.125
Liability, Providers of Alcoholic Beverages F.S. 768.125
Livestock, Enclosures, Damaging, Notice to Owner or Occupant F.S. 316.063
Long Arm Statute F.S. 48.193
Malpractice, Limitation of Actions F.S. 95.11
Manufacture, Personal Property, Limitation of Actions for Injuries Founded on Manuf F.S. 95.11
Masks, Wearing While Intending to Injure, Application of Law F.S. 876.155
Massage, Disciplinary Action F.S. 480.046
Medical Examiners, Death, Investigations F.S. 406.11
Mentally Ill Persons, Forensic Clients, Abuse of Rights F.S. 916.107
Mentally Retarded & Developmentally Disabled Persons, Forensic Clients, Abuse F.S. 916.107
Military Forces, Phenoxy Herbicide Contact, Limitation of Actions F.S. 95.11
Militia Member, Active Service F.S. 250.34
Mobs and Riots, Emergency Powers of Local Authorities F.S. 870.041
Motor Sport Nonspectator Liability Release F.S. 549.09
Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility, Death F.S. 324.191
Mutual Aid and Law Enforcement, Immunities F.S. 23.127
National Guard, Active Service F.S. 250.34
Negligent Hiring, Presumptions F.S. 768.096
Wrongful Death - Beneficiaries & Estate Included in Lawsuit F.S. 768.21
No Fault Insurance F.S. 627.736
Notice, Health Care Providers F.S. 456.0575
Nursing Homes, Health or Safety of Residents F.S. 400.102
Nutrition Counseling, Discipline F.S. 468.518
Offer of Judgment F.S. 768.79
Outdoor Power Equipment, Distribution and Sales, Indemnity F.S. 686.609
Paramedics, Course of Employment F.S. 112.1815
Paramedics, Death, Aggravated Manslaughter F.S. 782.07
Paramilitary Training F.S. 790.29
Parties, Joinder, Children and Minors F.S. 46.031
Periodic Payments, Future Economic Loss F.S. 768.78
Personal Property, Injuries Founded on Design, Manufacturer, Distribution or Sale F.S. 95.11
Pest Control, Human Poisoning or Death, Notice Requirements F.S. 482.152
Pest Control, License Suspension or Revocation F.S. 482.161
Pesticide Application, Damages F.S. 487.159
Phenoxy Herbicide Contact F.S. 95.11
Phenoxy Herbicide Contact, Limitation of Actions F.S. 95.11
Physicians and Surgeons, Immunity, Athletic Events, Volunteer School Team Physicians F.S. 768.135
Pilots, Ships and Shipping, License Suspension or Revocation F.S. 310.101
Pits

F.S. 768.10

Pleading, Damages F.S. 768.042
Police, Death, Aggravated Manslaughter F.S. 782.07
Police, Livestock, Enclosures, Damaging, Notice to Owner or Occupant F.S. 316.063
Private Investigative, Security and Repossession Services, Discipline F.S. 493.6118
Process, Service F.S. 48.193
Psychologists, Discipline F.S. 490.009
Public Disorders, Prevention, Emergency Powers of Local Authorities F.S. 870.041
Public Officers and Employees, Indemnity

F.S. 111.07

Punitive Damages

F.S. 768.72

Railroads, Employees, Liability for Negligent Injuries F.S. 768.07
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Associates - Negligent Misrep - Discipline F.S. 475.25
Records and Recordation, Disclosure of Victim, Commercial Exploitation F.S. 119.105
Refrigerators, Iceboxes - Nuisance F.S. 823.08
Release or Covenant Not to Sue F.S. 768.041
Remedial Measures Taken After Injury, Admissibility F.S. 90.407
Remittitur - Reducing Jury Damage Award F.S. 768.74
Reports, Clerks of Court, Negligence Settlements and Jury Verdicts F.S. 25.077
Repossession Services, Discipline F.S. 493.6118
Restitution, Crime Victims F.S. 775.089
Ridesharing, Employer Liability F.S. 768.091
Riots and Mobs, Emergency Powers of Local Authorities F.S. 870.041
Road Accidents and Fatalities, Statistical Studies F.S. 334.063
School Officers and Employees, Legal Services, Civil Actions F.S. 1012.26
School Psychologists, Discipline F.S. 490.009
Schools and School Districts, Health Services F.S. 381.0056
Seat Belts F.S. 316.614
Self Defense F.S. 776.085
Service of Process F.S. 48.193
Sheriffs, Death, Aggravated Manslaughter F.S. 782.07
Sheriffs, Workers Compensation, Course of Employment F.S. 440.091
Ships and Shipping, Attachment F.S. 76.32
Ships and Shipping, Reports F.S. 310.111
Slip or Fall, Business Premises, Burden of Proof F.S. 768.0755
Solicitation, Motor Vehicle Insurance Claims F.S. 817.234
Sovereign Immunity, Waiver F.S. 768.28
Spaceflight Businesses, Privileges and Immunities F.S. 331.501
Spinal Cord Injuries F.S. 381.739
State Loss Prevention Programs F.S. 284.50
State of the Art Defense, Products Liability F.S. 768.1257
Statement, Accidents, Evidence F.S. 92.33
Statistical Studies, Road Accidents and Fatalities F.S. 334.063
Statute of Limitations F.S. 95.11
Streets and Alleys, Streetlights F.S. 768.1382
Subsequent Remedial Measures, Evidence F.S. 90.407
Surgical Care and Treatment, Malpractice F.S. 95.11
Suspension or Revocation of License F.S. 322.27
Swimming Pools, Fencing Regulations F.S. 125.01
Sympathetic Statements, Evidence F.S. 90.4026
Trespass, Privileges and Immunities F.S. 768.075
Uniform Contribution Among Tortfeasors Act F.S. 768.31
Vehicular Homicide F.S. 782.071
Verdict, Itemized F.S. 768.77
Vessels, Attachment F.S. 76.32
Warehouse Receipts, Damage to Goods, Burden of Proof F.S. 677.403
Washers and Dryers, Abandonment -Nuisance F.S. 823.08
Weapons, Access, Children and Minors

F.S. 784.05

Wife, Claims of Husband Joined in Action for Injuries F.S. 46.031
Work Zone Areas F.S. 337.195
Workers Compensation F.S. 440.01
Wrongful Death F.S. 768.16

 

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