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FL Supreme Court Rejects Malpractice Agreement

The Florida Supreme Court has thrown out an arbitration agreement signed by a man before he received hernia surgery at North Florida Surgeons, News Service of Florida reports. According to Florida law, non-economic damages could be as high as $1 million, much higher than the $250,000-cap imposed in the agreement between the surgical center and the patient.