Q: Who shall we, the people, contact, to change a statute?
FL Statute 768 is quoted by Lawyers to me, in their efforts to don't present a medical assassins case, every time I consult every Lawyer I've consulted, after a group of Doctors murdered my mother in front of my eyes with their protocols, practices, and deftly persistent actions against my mother. Elderly, single or not with a husband or without children 26 years of age or younger, are targeted and qualified to be murdered legally in Florida. If we don't do something tomorrow will be us.
So sorry to hear about your tragedy. Florida Statutes are enacted, amended, or repealed by the Florida Legislature, where you are represented by your State Senator and your State Representative. If you don't know who they are, you can find them by inputting your address here: https://www.myfloridahouse.gov/FindYourRepresentative
Following whatever action the legislature takes, the governor can approve or veto the enactment, and if he/she vetos, the legislature can override the veto if at least 2/3 of the legislators vote to do so.
F.S. 768.28's awardable damage limits are designed to protect state and local government treasuries, and that does sometimes result in extremely unfair and unjust outcomes. Some legislators have proposed amending it to increase the limits for the more populous counties that can afford higher awards or settlements, but those proposals have not gone anywhere. The governor we have now certainly would not be helpful on this issue and would probably veto higher limits if they were to pass the legislature.
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