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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of January 10 - 14, 2022

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

US v. Smith - venue
James River Ins. v. Ultratec Special Effects - duty to defend, appellate jurisdiction
C&W Facility Srvcs v. Sec'y of Labor - OSHA citation review
US v. Moore - sentencing, contempt, dissent, concurrence
US Trustee v. Bast Amron LLP- bankruptcy fees, uniformity, concurrences

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Simpson v. Dixon - capital case, postconviction relief
Avsenew v. State - capital case, direct appeal
In re Fla Fam Law R Pro - amended forms, child support

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Stephens v. State - murder, jurisdiction, double jeopardy, certified question
Smith v. State - preservation of error, closing argument, hearsay, particulars
Harrell v. Cook - preservation of error, findings, timesharing
Collie v. State - search and seizure
Porter v. State - postconviction relief
Footman v. State - postconviction relief
CF v. DCF - parental rights, termination

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Rich v. Rich - equitable distribution
West v. State - postconviction relief
Sabra Health Care v. Estate of DeSantis - certiorari, nursing home claims
Mohler v. Elliott - certiorari, order permitting execution
Macias v. State - postconviction relief
Bell v. Battaglia - dating violence injunction
Zurich v. Samson - workers' compensation, rule nisi, sanctions

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Vargas v. Safepoint - insurance, false statement, intent
JM v. AJD - mandate, enforcement
Garrido v. Safepoint - appellate jurisdiction, rule 1.525, confession of judgment
United Auto v. Millennium Radiology - PIP, assignments, collateral estoppel
Catamaran BY v. Giordano - prevailing party fees, voluntary dismissal
MM v. AHCA - administrative review
Hayes v. Monroe Cnty - second-tier certiorari, code enforcement
GC v. DCF - parental rights, termination
Oracle Elevator v. Omni - breach of contract, signed agreement, summary judgment
Coral Gables v. Alliance Starlight - second-tier certiorari, city resolution, settlement agreement
SE Enter Holdings v. Marquel - certiorari, discovery, overbreadth, relevance

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Mineo Salcedo v. Cesard - charging lien, attorney withdrawal
Brown v. State - remote video; sentencing hearing
Fiala v. Fiala - martial dissolution, equitable distribution, harmless error
People's Trust v. Chen - insurance, scope of repairs, appraisal
Hasan v. Hasan - stalking, injunction, substantial emotional distress
Guerra v. State - withdrawal, plea, misadvice
Defilippo v. Geico - preservation of error

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Rodriguez v. State - habeas corpus; Spencer warning, pro se

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