Fla. Sup. Court Adopts Proposed Amendments to Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases



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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Supreme Court has adopted proposed amendments to standard jury instructions in civil cases, requiring a jury to consider state-of-the-art of scientific and technical knowledge and other circumstances that existed at the time of the product’s manufacture when deciding whether a product is defective.

The high court issued its opinion on Feb. 27, noting that the proposals were made by The Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases.

In a July 24 report, the Committee proposed amendments to the following existing standard civil jury instructions: Strict Liability, Strict Liability Failure to Warn, Issues on Main …






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