2011 Florida Statutes
TITLE XLV — TORTS
Chapter 768 — NEGLIGENCE
PART I — GENERAL PROVISIONS
768.17 — Legislative intent.


FL Stat § 768.17 (2002 through 2nd Reg Sess) What's This?

768.17 Legislative intent.—It is the public policy of the state to shift the losses resulting when wrongful death occurs from the survivors of the decedent to the wrongdoer. Sections 768.16-768.26 are remedial and shall be liberally construed.

History.—s. 1, ch. 72-35; s. 106, ch. 2003-1.

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