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2009 Florida Statutes

Section 768.042, Florida Statutes 2009

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.