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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of September 27 - October 1, 2021

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Catalyst Pharma v. Becerra - Orphan Drug Act, statutory interpretation
Gelber v. AKAL Sec - FLSA, meal periods
USA v. Perry - expert testimony, sentencing
Somers v. USA - Armed Career Crim Act, Fla Sup Ct certified questions
Leake v. Drinkard - First Amendment, speech, parade
USA v. Tinker - prisoner, Covid-19, compassionate release
Colon v. Twitter - Pulse nightclub, Anti-Terrorism Act claims
Smith v. USA - FTCA, USPS liability, mailbox

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

West Palm v. Haver - injunction, zoning ordinance

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Trappman v. State - double jeopardy, certified conflict
Robinson v. RJ Reynolds - conditional cross-appeal dismissed
Garcia v. State - Richardson hearing, response to jury question
Turner v. Gamiz - personal injury, aggravation instruction
Lauwereins v. State - evidence, cross-examination
Washington v. State - sexual battery instruction
ABM v. Valencia - workers' compensation
Farrior v. DOC - habeas corpus
Griner v. Inch - postconviction relief
Hanks v. State - sentencing
Berg v. State - probation revocation
Tuten v. State - postconviction relief
Liffick v. State - postconviction relief
Knight v. State - pro se sanctions
Wims v. State - habeas corpus

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Dibelka v. State - criminal costs
State Farm v. Gonzalez - insurance, fungus
Honahan v. Burgeson - settlement agreement, enforcement
Lonsdale v. Elbanna - timesharing
Fesh v. State - Williams rule evidence
Friedel v. Edwards - pleading, relation back
Brinkmann v. Petro Welt Trading - certiorari, privilege
Hanna v. State - postconviction relief
Foster v. Radulovich - certiorari, attorney substitution
Hall v. State - direct criminal contempt
Sims v. Wells - habeas corpus

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Rincon v. Pena - commercial property, division
Cabre v. Carrington - strike pleading, default
Kiss Leads v. Gold- summary judgment
Garcia v. Citizens - summary judgment
Jackson v. State - postconviction relief
BREA v. Hagshama - arbitration
Carus v. VRMTG - foreclosure
Union Restoration v. Citizens - summary judgment, assignment
Associated Energy Grp v. Costa - summary judgment, two dismissal rule
Irizarry v. State - postconviction relief
Hodges v. State - prohibition, judicial disqualification, pretrial detention

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

School Brd Palm Beach Cty v. Edwards - negligence, duty
State Farm v. Nob Hill - Daubert, expert exclusion, sanction
RS v. DCF - parental rights, termination

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Gupta v. Gupta - dissolution, marital home, alimony, child support
Grant v. State - postconviction relief
Delgado v. Ortiz - domestic violence injunction
Little Brownie v. Wood - garnishment, dissolving writ, notice
McCullough v. State - postconviction relief
Maltese v. State - postconviction relief
Williams v. State - Spencer bar, pro se

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