§ 363.02 Liability for failure to promptly deliver messages; proviso
§ 363.03 Presumption of negligence
§ 363.04 Refusing messages for transmission; damages; evidence
§ 363.05 Attorney’s fee.
§ 363.06 Recovery for mental anguish and physical suffering; burden of proof
§ 363.07 Assessing damages
§ 363.08 Cipher messages
§ 363.09 Presumption as to notice of contents
§ 363.10 Contracts limiting liability illegal

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 363

  • Audiologist: means a person licensed under this part to practice audiology. See Florida Statutes 468.1125
  • Board: means the Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. See Florida Statutes 468.1125
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 468.1125
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nursing home: means an institution or facility licensed as such under part II of chapter 400. See Florida Statutes 468.1655
  • Nursing home administrator: means a person who is licensed to engage in the practice of nursing home administration in this state under the authority of this part. See Florida Statutes 468.1655
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Practice of speech-language pathology: means the application of principles, methods, and procedures for the prevention, identification, evaluation, treatment, consultation, habilitation, rehabilitation, instruction, and research, relative to the development and disorders of human communication; to related oral and pharyngeal competencies; and to behavior related to disorders of human communication. See Florida Statutes 468.1125
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Speech-language pathologist: means a person licensed under this part to practice speech pathology. See Florida Statutes 468.1125
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011