Skip to Content

Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of August 16 - 21, 2021

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Johnson v. 27th Ave Caraf - sanctions
Germain v. US AG - removal
US v. Gonzalez - First Step Act
Turner v. Costa Crociere SPA - forum selection clause
US v. Watkins - en banc, exclusionary rule
Buending v. Redington Bch - takings, First Amendment retaliation
Latele TV v. Telemundo - foreign law, appellate jurisdiction
Greenberg v. IRS - taxes

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

No decisions this week.

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Chirinos-Calix v. State - competency
Argos USA v. Franklin - open account
Dettle v. State - double jeopardy
Williams v. State - probation revocation
RJ Reynolds v. Coxwell - judicial disqualification
Calder Race Course v. SCF - rulemaking challenge, standing
KOS v. Panama City Bch - business license, rentals, constitutional challenges
Estate of McKenzie v. HI Rise Crane - workers' compensation
Arons v. State - pro se sanctions
Amison v. State - double jeopardy, restitution
Reed v. State - postconviction relief
Gay v. Mann - untimely appeal
Murkerson v. Murkerson - marital dissolution, timesharing, alimony
Malone v. State - postconviction relief
Torrey v. Pensacola Police - mandamus, hearing requirement

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Nexlube v. EDA Inv - negligent misrepresentation, damages, additur
Larsens Auto v. Haberkorn - vehicle towing, private right of action
Davis v. Clark - § 768.79, settlement proposals, small claims cases
DLJ v. State - delinquency, fees and costs
Arnold v. Arnold Fam P'ship - amended complaint, dismissal hearing on prior complaint
Holmes Bch v. Mojito Splash - Bert Harris Act, fees
Holmes Bch v. AMI Breeze - Bert Harris Act, fees
Barco v. State - postconviction relief
Schmidt v. Sabow - guarantee, res judicata, limitations
Save-A-Lot v. Tri J Towing - tow company, vehicle sale

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Vega v. Safepoint - summary judgment, expert affidavit
Ozyesilpinar v. Jalali - injunction, stalking
Williams v. Citizens - successive motion to dismiss, waiver
Chess v. Sweeney - fraud on the court
State Farm v. M&E - summary judgment, reasonableness of charges, striking expert
Nembhard v. Universal - summary judgment, waiver, failure to disclose
Heritage v. Gateway House - appraisal, inspection of books
Lacayo v. Versailles Gardens - ordinance, unlawful immobilization
Wimes v. State - postconviction relief

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Cabriano v. State - postconviction relief; judicial disqualification
Blyth v. Ocwen Loan Serv - foreclosure, standing, attorney's fees
Marino Perf v. Zuniga - class action, FDUTPA, arbitration, waiver
Mallas v. Mallas - civil theft, sanction, attorney's fees
Viera v. Novation Ventures - costs
Burke v. Soles - injunction, rehearing, Zoom, excusable neglect
Baronowsky v. Maiorano - internet defamation, personal jurisdiction
EAC v. State - certified question, juvenile hearing, witnesses via Zoom
Carlos v. Carlos - marital dissolution, service deadline, Rule 1.070(j)
Maisonneuve v. Situs Invest - foreclosure, attorney's fees
Abidoshi v. Abidoshi - motion for relief, non-final order
Geico v. Hallandale Beach Ortho - PIP, reimbursement limits
Certified Priority v. Universal Ins - summary judgment, accord and satisfaction, policy limits
MJ v. DCF - parental rights, termination

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Melchione v. Temple - fees, appellate; § 742.045
State v. Sullivan - certiorari, confidential informant, disclosure
State v. Wright - suppression, wiretap
Auto Injury v. Fla Hosp Med Ctr - certiorari, PIP benefits, limit
Webb v. State - sentence, gain time
Rodriguez v. State - Spencer warning, pro se

Related Practices
Appellate & Trial Support
©2024 Carlton Fields, P.A. Carlton Fields practices law in California through Carlton Fields, LLP. Carlton Fields publications should not be construed as legal advice on any specific facts or circumstances. The contents are intended for general information and educational purposes only, and should not be relied on as if it were advice about a particular fact situation. The distribution of this publication is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship with Carlton Fields. This publication may not be quoted or referred to in any other publication or proceeding without the prior written consent of the firm, to be given or withheld at our discretion. To request reprint permission for any of our publications, please use our Contact Us form via the link below. The views set forth herein are the personal views of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the firm. This site may contain hypertext links to information created and maintained by other entities. Carlton Fields does not control or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this outside information, nor is the inclusion of a link to be intended as an endorsement of those outside sites.


The information on this website is presented as a service for our clients and Internet users and is not intended to be legal advice, nor should you consider it as such. Although we welcome your inquiries, please keep in mind that merely contacting us will not establish an attorney-client relationship between us. Consequently, you should not convey any confidential information to us until a formal attorney-client relationship has been established. Please remember that electronic correspondence on the internet is not secure and that you should not include sensitive or confidential information in messages. With that in mind, we look forward to hearing from you.