Florida Civil Action Damages Limitations, Amendment 10 (1988)
The Florida Limitation of Non-Economic Damages in Civil Actions Amendment, also known as Amendment 10, was an initiated constitutional amendment in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 8, 1988.
|Florida Amendment 10 (1988)|
Election results via: Florida Elections Division
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|“||Amendment provides that a person entitled to recover damages for bodily injuries in any action may not recover more than $100,000 for non-economic losses; defines non-economic losses to include pain and suffering, inconvenience, mental anguish, loss of capacity to enjoy life, loss of consortium and other non-pecuniary losses; provides by general law the maximum amount recoverable may be adjusted utilizing a consumer price index published by the United States Government; provides an effective date.||”|
- Text of the measure
- Election Results
- Florida Amendments of the Election of 11-8-88
- 1988 General Election Sample Ballot (dead link) (From Citrus County)
- Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-8-88"
- Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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