Pain and Suffering Under Florida Law

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Have you recently been injured in a slip-and-fall, auto accident, or similar incident? If so, and if you plan on seeking compensation for “pain and suffering” related to your accident and injuries, then it’s important to understand how Florida state law recognizes and determines pain and suffering in such cases. What Exactly is Pain and […]

Florida Supreme Court Rules Medical Malpractice Damages Caps Unconstitutional

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In June 2017, the Florida Supreme Court upheld the ruling of a lower court by finding that caps imposed on non-economic damages sought in medical malpractice cases are unconstitutional. In a 4-3 decision, the state’s highest court found that placing caps on damages that are non-economic — that is those that aren’t as easy to […]