Torts — Negligence — Sovereign immunity — Section 768.28(5) limits sovereign immunity waiver to $200,000 when there are multiple claims arising out of the same negligent act committed by state agency — Question certified: When multiple claims of injury or death arise from the same act of negligence committed by a state agency or actor, does the limitation on the waiver of sovereign immunity in section 768.28(5), Florida Statutes, cap the liability of state agencies at $200,000 for all resulting injuries or deaths, as claims and judgments “arising out of the same incident or occurrence”?
44 Fla. L. Weekly D221a
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