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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of May 16 - 20, 2022

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Blackmon v. DOC - §2254
Cordero v. Transamerica - certified question, N.Y. contract law
Endurance Am Specialty Ins v. Liberty Mutual - indemnification
Ladies Memorial Ass’n v. Pensacola - standing, remand
Resnick v. KrunchCash - subject matter jurisdiction, frivolous claims, concurrence
US v. Coglianese - sentencing
US v. Moss - panel rehearing, en banc petition pending, fraud, sentencing

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

State v. Garcia - circumstantial evidence, Bush
In re Judge Hobbs - judicial discipline
In re Fla R Crim P - amended rule
In re Fla R App P - amended rule

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Samsung v. Fields - personal jurisdiction
Smith v. Smith - alimony, equitable distribution
Ridenhour v. State - sexual predator
Ardis v. DOR - Applegate affirmance
Clifford v. FCOR - parole, limitations
Westfall v. State - postconviction relief, counsel
Clark v. State - belated appeal, timeliness
Walker v. State - belated appeal, timeliness
Beasley v. APD - certiorari, annual review, remote appearance
Watrel v. Watrel - judicial disqualification
DK v. DCF - dependency
AL v. DCF - dependency

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Progressive Am Ins v. Glassmetics - appraisal
Madsen v. State - search and seizure
Ortuzar . Foley - residential eviction, fees
Cintron v. Edison Ins - insurance, declaratory relief

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Blackman v. State - Allen charge
Lloyd’s London v. Candelaria - insurance, fees, amount
Claims Hldg v. AT&T Mobility - res judicata
Llanso v. SHEDDF2-FL3 - agreement, condition precedent, statute of frauds
Wilmington Trust v. Serpa - foreclosure, unpaid taxes, payment, reopen evidence
Nazarova v. Nayfeld - fees for fees
Jones v. Ervolino - summary judgment standard

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Caldwell v. State - probation, medical health evaluation
Ironshore Spec v. Collingsworth - summary judgment, affirmative defenses
Guibord v. Chopin - rehearing, guardianship, death of ward
Francois v. State - sentencing, probation order, special conditions

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Rivas v. State - scrivener’s error
A Aleix Varela v. Pagio - construction, contractor’s affidavit, 5-day requirement
Skinkle v. State - investigative costs
Moore v. State - pro se sanctions

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