1998 Florida Code
TITLE XLV TORTS
Chapter 766 Medical Malpractice And Related Matters  
766.108   Mandatory settlement conference in medical malpractice actions.

766.108  Mandatory settlement conference in medical malpractice actions.--

(1)  In any action for damages based on personal injury or wrongful death arising out of medical malpractice, whether in tort or contract, the court shall require a settlement conference at least 3 weeks before the date set for trial.

(2)  Attorneys who will conduct the trial, parties, and persons with authority to settle shall attend the settlement conference held before the court unless excused by the court for good cause.

History.--s. 19, ch. 85-175; s. 11, ch. 86-287.

Note.--Former s. 768.58.

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