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Are punitive damages available in Florida medical malpractice cases?

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In rare cases, yes, punitive damages may be available. However, the standard required is very difficult to meet. The plaintiff or patient must prove that the healthcare provider acted with reckless disregard, almost an intentional type of conduct, which almost never happens in medical malpractice cases.

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