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Florida Tort Reform Amendment (1988)

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Florida Measure 10 was a measure to limit damages in civil actions. It failed.

It was on the 1988 ballot in Florida as an initiated constitutional amendment.

Measure 10 was the sixth citizen-initiated proposed amendment to appear on a Florida statewide ballot.

Text of measure

The summary of Measure 10 that appeared on the ballot said:

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.

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