1 Elements and Case Citations
- Defendant had a duty towards the plaintiff;
- Defendant breached the duty; and
- The breach resulted in damages to the Plaintiff.
“[W]here the negligent party is a professional, the law imposes a duty to perform the requested services in accordance with the standard of care used by similar professionals in the community under similar circumstances.” Moransais v. Heathman, 744 So. 2d 973, 975-76 (Fla. 1999).
Very few courts outline the elements of a cause of action for Professional Negligence. As a result, below you will find those cases that do, and those cases that provide a robust discussion of the claim.
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