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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of August 15 - 19, 2022

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Alvarado-Linares v. US - crimes of violence, concurrence
Dragomirescu v. US Att’y Gen - removal
FDIC v. Lloyd’s of London - prejudgment interest, Ga. law
Henry v. Ala AG - grand jury secrecy, First Amendment
Ochoa v. US - right to conflict-free counsel
Sarma v. IRS Comm’r - tax avoidance
SEC v. LME 2017 Family Trust - appellate jurisdiction, receivership

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

No decisions this week

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Araguel v. Bryan - guardianship, expenses, IRA accounts
McGowan v. McGowan - equitable distribution, alimony
Steve Brinson Irrigation v. Kramer - fees, costs, construction lien
JH v. State - Miranda; probation, length
White v. State - community control, revocation
Tiburcio v. Hillsborough Sheriff - workers’ compensation
Mitchum v. State - witness, impeachment, memory loss
Martin v. Martin - marital settlement agreement, military disability
Lynch v. State - pro se sanctions
LeClerc v. State - appellate jurisdiction, interlocutory orders
Franklin v. State - mandamus, clear legal right
Sampson v. Group 1 - appellate jurisdiction, partial judgment on pleadings
Cruz v. State - mandamus, mootness
In re Doe - abortion, consent, judicial bypass

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Fatigato v. APD - disability benefits
Hernandez v. State - sex offender, failure to register
Urbaniak v. State - probation revocation
Riggens v. State - certiorari, Stand Your Ground
Collier Clerk v. Hernandez - bail bond remission
Griffin v. State - postconviction relief, counsel’s unsworn statements
Sullivan v. State - appellate jurisdiction, postconviction order

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Annesser v. Innovative Serv - dismissal, costs entitlement
D-I Davit v. Carpio - personal jurisdiction
1906 Collins v. Romero - arbitration
Scott v. State - postconviction relief
Marine Design v. All City Constr - commercial contract, breach, damages
Miami 37 v. Lloyd’s London - insurance, appraisal post-mediation
United Auto v. Chiro Clinics - insurance, PIP benefits
Bravo v. CJM Partners - failure to prosecute
Collins CA v. Riveiro - prevailing party fees, voluntary dismissal
United Auto v. Millennium Rad - insurance, collateral estoppel
Varona v. Univ P&C - rule 1.540
Collins v. Bates - personal jurisdiction
Chatani v. Blaze - paternity, trial court jurisdiction
Gonzalez-Marham v. State - appellate jurisdiction, sentencing
MS v. GAL Program - certiorari, post-trial deposition, recanting witness

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Maxwell v. Edwards - settlement agreement, approval
Shakhova v. Pugachov - domestication of judgment
Dental Law Firm v. People’s Choice - 57.105 sanctions
SI v. State - clarification, delinquent
Mandelko v. Lopresti - enforce judgment, jurisdiction
Liberty Mutual v. Pan Am Diagnostic - attorney’s fees, statutory interest
Inman v. Inman - equitable distribution, income
State v. Tillman - continuing incompetency
Physicians Care v. PNC - garnishment

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Sigma Funding v. Sec First Ins - insurance, assignment, advance funding
American Platinum v. Swank - special concurrence, attorney behavior
Germain v. State - postconviction relief
Dubuc v. State - Anders appeal, clerical errors
Dennehy v. Srinagesh - medical malpractice, dismissal, prejudice
Lewis v. State - Spencer bar, pro se
Odum v. State - Spencer warning, pro se

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