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Title XLV TORTS
Chapter 768 NEGLIGENCE
SECTION 725Punitive damages; burden of proof.
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.