2011 Florida Statutes
TITLE XLV — TORTS
Chapter 768 — NEGLIGENCE
PART I — GENERAL PROVISIONS
768.042 — Damages.


FL Stat § 768.042 (2002 through 2nd Reg Sess) What's This?

768.042 Damages.—

(1) In any action brought in the circuit court to recover damages for personal injury or wrongful death, the amount of general damages shall not be stated in the complaint, but the amount of special damages, if any, may be specifically pleaded and the requisite jurisdictional amount established for filing in any court of competent jurisdiction.

(2) The provisions of this section shall not apply to any complaint filed prior to May 20, 1975.

History.—ss. 8, 9, ch. 75-9.

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