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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of March 7 - 11, 2022

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

US v. Howard - unreasonably lenient sentence, sufficiency of evidence
Ruhlen v. Holiday Haven Homeowners - class action, remand, appellate jurisdiction
US v. Republic of Honduras - en banc poll, vacating this qui tam decision

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Sheppard v. State - capital case, postconviction relief

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

LP Graceville v. Odum - enforce mandate, arbitration
Mount v. State - probation revocation
Robles v. United Auto - appellate fees, insurance
Dettle v. State - postconviction relief, certified question
Aquino v. American Airlines - workers' compensation
Urgent & Primary Care v. Rivas - certiorari standard
Smith v. State - postconviction relief
Roberts v. State - postconviction relief
Freeman v. State - postconviction relief
Statham v. State - appellate jurisdiction, timely filing

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Smitherman v. State - search and seizure
Weaver v. State - probation revocation
Vintage Motors v. Mac Enter of NC - FDUTPA, damages, attorney's fees
Medina v. State - community control revocation
SHM Cape Harbour v. Realmark Meta - reciprocal easements
Philip Morris v. Duignan - Engle progeny, reliance, certified conflict
Morrow v. State - jail credit

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Monroe Cnty v. Ashbritt - sovereign immunity, contract
Alcalde v. Alcalde - child support
Sahmoud v. Marwan - certiorari, discovery
Wimblery v. State - postconviction relief
United Auto v. Coastal Radiology - attorney's fees, prejudgment interest
United Auto v. Millennium Radiology - PIP, collateral estoppel
United Auto v. Millennium Radiology - PIP, collateral estoppel
Garcia v. Milport Investors - assault, evidence
Akerman v. MSP Recovery - attorney disqualification, standing
Sakowitz v. Waterside Townhomes - settlement agreement, formation
Nelson v. State - certiorari, discovery
Hannan v. Doyle - res judicata, judicial notice
West Bay Plaza CA v. Sika - forum selection clause
Shader v. ABS Healthcare - certiorari, disclosure, pending arbitration

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Hernandez v. Hernandez - relocation, unrequested relief
Quintana v. PTIC - accord and satisfaction, motion to dismiss
Bowman v. State - probation condition, warrantless search
Schneider v. First Am. Bank - deficiency judgment, notice
Langsetmo v. Metza - statutory interest
Bentrim v. Bentrim - dissolution, contempt
Hallandale Pl v. New Trop Car Wash - eviction, due process, rent
PTIC v. First Call - insurance, preferred contractor
Ulizio v. MMMG - tribal sovereign immunity
Herff v. Weston Props - substituted service, business activity
Fletcher v. McCulloch - paternity, hearing
Brown v. State - certification, virtual attendance
Penna v. State - certification, Miranda

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Kenyon v. Kenyon - alimony, modification
Yaeger v. Wyndham Vacation - timeshare, fiduciary duty, § 721.13(2)(a)
Brouwer v. Wyndham Vacation - timeshare, fiduciary duty, § 721.13(2)(a)
Kohl's Dept Store v. Young - certiorari; amendment, punitive damages
Swift v. State - postconviction relief
Park v. Park - due process, hearing notice
Acosta v. State - Anders appeal, cost

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