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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:
• 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.
Freelance ContributorJanet Capurro Graham, JD
Board of Reviewers
Jonathan L. Alpert
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