Additur for Future Pain and Suffering Damages

When a jury’s verdict is unreasonably low, the presiding judge may increase it by awarding an additur pursuant to Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.530 and Section 768.74, Florida Statutes. However, as to damages for future pain and suffering, courts are required to give juries wide latitude, partly because future damages are uncertain by nature… Originally published Trial Advocate, Volume 43, No 1, a publication of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association – April 2024….
By: Rumberger | Kirk
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