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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of August 8 - 12, 2022

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

AFC Franchising v. Purugganan - forum selection clause, concurrence
Cabrera LLC v. Teck Resources - Helms-Burton, personal jurisdiction
Diaz v. Sec’y Homeland Sec - naturalization
K.Y. v. US Att’y Gen - removal, immigration
MSPA Claims 1 v. Tower Hill Prime Ins - limitations
Stewart v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins Co - disability benefits
Victor Elias Photography v. Ice Portal - copyright
US v. Pate - false liens, dissent
US v. Witt - new trial, sentencing

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

No decisions this week

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

DOC v. Gould - certification denial, en banc
Reynolds v. State - murder, evidence, graphic photos, closing argument
Chang v. Local 1403 - appellate jurisdiction, administrative, fees without amount  
Woodward v. State - probation revocation
AW v. DCF - dependency
Gradia v. Baptist Hosp - hospital, physician, agent
Girardin v. AN Ft Myers - workers’ compensation
Adams v. Dixon - mandamus, duty to rule
Holland Ware Found v. Tamez Pine Straw - temporary injunction, evidence
Rivers v. State - sentencing

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Decola v. State - postconviction relief

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Hess v. PMG-S2 - summary judgment, amending pleadings
1st Med & Rehab v. Allstate - PIP, summary judgment, no affidavit
Sunshine Rehab v. Allstate - PIP, summary judgment, affidavit
Shir Law Grp v. Carnevale - sanction, due process
Karan v. Pernia - rule 1.540, excusable neglect
United Auto v. Best Am Diagnostic - collateral estoppel
Loginov v. Samoilova - Russian divorce, community debt, lien
Lopez v. Miami-Dade - ordinance violation, no duty
Vericker v. Powell - certiorari, anti-SLAPP, certified conflict
Cini v. Cabezas - prohibition, judicial disqualification, fundraising
Alvarez v. State - sentencing, trial court jurisdiction pending appeal
Alvarez v. DOH - administrative, emergency rule, butt lifts

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Philip Morris v. Gore - rehearing denial, dissent, attorney’s fees
Walk v. State - sentencing
Hanopole v. State Farm - PIP, assignment of benefits, rule 1.130
Ivory v. State - sentencing, costs
Mold Buster v. Citizens - insurance, assignment of benefits
Copeland v. State - sentencing, costs
Gromann v. Avatar - summary judgment, affidavit, personal knowledge
Francois v. State - rehearing, probation conditions
Comisar v. Heritage - insurance, declaratory relief, dismiss
Perez v. Citizens - insurance, duty to notify, summary judgment
Compounding Docs v. SCSC Enter - dissent, temporary injunction, bond amount
Mech v. Brazilian Waxing - rule 1.510(a), small claims, reasons for ruling

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Batta v. State - felony battery, violent career criminal, sentence
At Home Auto v. Mendota Ins - venue, forum non conveniens
Payet v. State - Anders appeal, sentence
Wright v. State - postconviction relief
Walker v. State - jail credit
McMasters v. State - Anders appeal, corrected judgment
Booth v. State - Spencer warning, pro se

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