Florida Statutes Title XLV. Torts § 768.14. Suit by state;  waiver of sovereign immunity

Suit by the state or any of its agencies or subdivisions to recover damages in tort shall constitute a waiver of sovereign immunity from liability and suit for damages in tort to the extent of permitting the defendant to counterclaim for damages resulting from the same transaction or occurrence.


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