RULE 1.535. REMITTITUR AND ADDITUR

(a) Within the time provided in rule 1.530 (b), any party may serve a motion for remittitur or additur. The motion shall state the applicable Florida law under which it is being made, the amount the movant contends the verdict should be, and the specific evidence that supports the amount stated or a statement of the improper elements of damages included in the damages award.

(b) If a remittitur or additur is granted, the court must state the specific statutory criteria relied on.

(c) Any party adversely affected by the order granting remittitur or additur may reject the award and elect a new trial on the issue of damages only by filing a written election within 15 days after the order granting remittitur or additur is filed.

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