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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of July 25 - 29, 2022

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Affordable Bio Feedstock v. US - taxes
Butler v. Gualtieri - sovereign immunity
Drazen v. Pinto - standing, class actions
Harris v. Lincoln Nat’l Life Ins - ERISA
King v. US - habeas, appeal waiver
Whitten v. Clarke - derivative action, Delaware law

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

No decisions this week

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Collier v. Collier - equitable distribution
Erskine v. Erskine - appellate jurisdiction, contempt; temporary appellate fees
Deutsche Bank v. Russell - foreclosure, standing
DCF v. State Att’y - contempt, mental health treatment
Nall v. Tarter - parental relocation
Reese v. Fla St Hosp - preservation of error, involuntary medication
Decuir v. State - rule 2.516, service by pro se party

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Mack v. Hyundai - Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
Holt v. Holt - appellate jurisdiction, attorney’s fees reservation
Harris v. State - written opinion request, contempt, iPhone password

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Gonzalez v. State - probation violation, remote hearing
Saad v. Abud - § 57.105, fee expert cost
New Horizons Condo v. Harding - fees following merits reversal
Olsen v. Philip Morris - Engle progeny, impeachment
Your Support Solution v. Ovalles - contingency fee agreement, child support
Columbus Apartments v. MJM Struct - appellate jurisdiction, foreclosure
Sampson v. State - sentencing
Sternberg v. RP & NP - residential lease, first refusal right
Miami-Dade v. Perez - sovereign immunity
Bimini Props v. Puff or Sip Hookah & Liquor - lease, possession writ, stay
Brown v. State - postconviction relief
Bulk Express v. Diaz - certiorari, punitive damages
Williams v. Jones - habeas corpus

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Panettieri v. People’s Trust - insurance, exclusion, ambiguity
Renda v. Price - foreclosure, equitable lien, homestead
Gibson v. State - sentencing, acquitted conduct
Kohler v. State - hearsay, identifying person, harmless error
Thompson v. Geico - PIP, pre-suit demand letter
Elliot v. State - sentencing, costs
Devalon v. Sutton - hearsay, domestic violence, injunction
20th Statewide Grand Jury - rehearing, dissent, grand jury authority

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Spear v. State - remand, resentencing
KC Quality Care v. Direct Gen Ins - dismissal, four corners
Storms v. State - Anders appeal, scrivener’s error
Green v. State - Spencer bar, pro se

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