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  [Florida] The Medical Liability Claimant's Compensation Amendment
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Parents > United States > Florida > Constitutional Amendments > 2004 Initiatives and Referenda > Medical Liability Claimant Compensation
OfficeReferendum
Type Referendum
Filing Deadline July 19, 2004 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 2004 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 02, 2004 - 06:00pm
Term Start November 03, 2004 - 12:00am
Term End 00, 3000 - 12:00pm
Turnout 82.55% Registered 41.54% Total Population
ContributorCBlock941
Last ModifiedCBlock941 January 07, 2005 08:55am
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Description Proposes to amend the State Constitution to provide that an injured claimant who enters into a contingency fee agreement with an attorney in a claim for medical liability is entitled to no less than 70% of the first $250,000.00 in all damages received by the claimant, and 90% of damages in excess of $250,000.00, exclusive of reasonable and customary costs and regardless of the number of defendants. This amendment is intended to be self-executing.

(Amendment 3)
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KEY RACE? 7.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
10/21/2004 11/02/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
No --1 ----
Leaning Call: No (100.00%)
Weighted Call: No (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
10/04/2004 10/05/2004

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Yes No  
PartyYES NO  
Website  
Uncertified Votes4,573,789 (63.59%) 2,618,339 (36.41%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,955,450 (-27.19%)  
Predict Avg.48.00% 52.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.51%-- 31.44%--  
Mason-Dixon 
10/04/04-10/05/04
45.00% -- 29.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
R Bill Frist [L]
R Jeb Bush
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
D liberal1
  Florida Times-Union
  Tallahassee Democrat
D Rod Smith [L]
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 27, 2004 12:00am News Doctors And Lawyers Join The Battle Over [Florida] Amendment 3  Article CBlock941 
Aug 31, 2004 12:00am Opinion Big settlement illustrates why state [Florida] set limits [Med mal]  Article CBlock941 

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