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Prepared by experienced Florida practitioners, this substantive and practical guide covers all the vital litigation and non-litigation matters associated with Florida tort law.

The only in-depth, comprehensive treatment of this area, this multi-volume work analyzes case and statutory law, highlights developing trends, and provides numerous forms, including sample complaints, discovery motions, checklists, and settlement agreements, to help the attorney handle all aspects of the case.

Florida Torts also provides analysis on developing trends related to:

•  Negligence
•  Intentional torts
•  Strict liability
•  Vicarious and joint liability
•  Professional malpractice
•  Products liability
•  Liability of public entities and employees
•  Liability of owners and possessors of real property
•  Liability of owners and operators of conveyances and carriers
•  Remedies -- damages, sources of compensation
•  Procedure for bringing tort actions

First published in 1988.

AUTHORS

Freelance Contributor
Janet Capurro Graham, JD

Board of Reviewers
Jonathan L. Alpert
Ralph Artigliere
William A. Bald
Honorable Scott M. Brownell
Roy B. Dalton, Jr.
James B. Denman
Edward S. Eno
Leonard E. Ireland, Jr.
John P. Kelly
Michael S. Olin


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Table of Contents

DIVISION I ACTIONS BASED ON NEGLIGENT CONDUCT  

Ch 1 Duty and Breach

Ch 2 Causation

Ch 3 Proof of Negligence

Ch 4 Defenses and Apportionment of Liability

Ch 5 Immunity from Liability

Chs 6-19 [Reserved]



DIVISION II ACTIONS BASED ON INTENTIONAL CONDUCT

Ch 20 Assault and Battery

Ch 21 False Imprisonment and False Arrest

Ch 22 Malicious Prosecution and Abuse of Process

Ch 23 Infliction of Emotional Distress

Ch 24 Invasion of Privacy

Ch 25 Defamation

Ch 26 Fraud

Ch 27 Conversion of Property

Ch 28 Interference with Business Relationships and Bad Faith Breach of Contractual Obligations

Ch 29 Trade Libel and Slander of Title

Ch 30 Employment-Related Torts

Ch 31 Unfair Competition

Ch 32 Torts Remedies for Sexual Harassment

Chs 33-39 [Reserved]



DIVISION III ACTIONS BASED ON STRICT LIABILITY

Ch 40 Injuries Caused by Animals

Ch 41 Hazardous Activities

Chs 42-49 [Reserved]



DIVISION IV VICARIOUS AND JOINT LIABILITY

Ch 50 Vicarious Liability

Ch 51 Concerted Action and Joint Liability

Chs 52-59 [Reserved]



DIVISION V ACTIONS INVOLVING SPECIFIC PARTIES

A. Providers of Professional Services

B. Manufacturers and Distributors

C. Public Entities and Employees

D. Owners and Possessors of Real Property

E. Owners and Operators of Conveyances and Carriers



DIVISION VI REMEDIES

Ch 110 Damages, Interest, Costs, and Attorney's Fees

Ch 111 Pain and Suffering

Ch 112 Economic Loss

Ch 113 Punitive Damages

Ch 114 Loss of Consortium

Ch 115 Death and Survival Actions

Ch 116 Injunctive Relief

Ch 117 Taxation of Tort Damages

Chs 118-129 [Reserved]



DIVISION VII PROCEDURE FOR ACTIONS

Ch 130 Commencement, Prosecution, and Dismissal

Ch 131 Discovery

Chs 132-139 [Reserved]



DIVISION VIII SOURCES OF COMPENSATION

Ch 140 Contribution and Indemnity

Ch 141 Settlement and Release

Ch 142 Structured Settlements

Ch 143 Mitigation of Damages and Collateral Sources

Chs 144-149 [Reserved]



DIVISION IX INSURANCE

Ch 150 Formation of the Insurance Contract

Ch 151 Actions on the Insurance Contract

Ch 152 Bad Faith Insurance Actions

Ch 153 Liability Insurance

Ch 154 Uninsured Motor Vehicle Coverage

Ch 155 Property Insurance