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Punitive damages; burden of proof.
Section 768.725, Florida Statutes 2009

768.725  Punitive damages; burden of proof.--In all civil actions, the plaintiff must establish at trial, by clear and convincing evidence, its entitlement to an award of punitive damages. The "greater weight of the evidence" burden of proof applies to a determination of the amount of damages.

History.--s. 21, ch. 99-225.