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General Medical Malpractice Laws
§ 766.102 Standard of care defined
§ 766.103 Informed consent Law
§ 766.104 Medical negligence cases; reasonable investigation required before filing
§ 766.110 Liability of facilities
§ 766.112 Comparative fault
§ 768.28 Sovereign Immunity
Presuit Screening Rules
§ 766.106 Notice before filing action for medical negligence; presuit screening period; offers for admission of liability and for arbitration; informal discovery, review
§ 766.201 Legislative findings and intent to justify presuit screening.
§ 766.202; ss. 766.201-766.212
§ 766.203 Pre-suit investigation of medical negligence claims and defenses by prospective parties.
§ 766.204 Availability of medical records for pre-suit investigation of medical negligence claims and defenses; penalty.
§ 766.205 Legislative findings and intent
§ 766.206 Pre-suit investigation of medical negligence claims and defenses by court.
Presuit Arbitration Agreements
§ 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.
Miscellaneous Malpractice Statutes and Laws that may also apply
§ 95.11(4) Statute of Limitation for Malpractice
§ 768.13 Good Samaritan Act
§ 768.73 Punitive damages
§ 768.76 Collateral sources
§ 768.116 Florida Wrongful Death Act
§ 400.022 Nursing Home Residents’ Rights
§ 458.320 Financial Responsibility
§ 415.1115 Speedy trials