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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of January 29 - February 2, 2024

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Fylling v. Royal Carribean - jury selection, potential bias
Johnson v. Dunn - search and seizure

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Am Coastal Ins v. San Marco Villas CA - insurance, appraisal
Davis v. Dixon - capital case, postconviction relief
Davis v. Dixon - capital case, postconviction relief

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Nolan v. State - sentencing
Carmack v. State - ineffective assistance
Chaudhry v. State - postconviction relief
Edwards v. State - mandamus, duty to rule, mootness

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

Sarasota Tennis v. Cntry Club of Sarasota - intentional interference
Jenkins v. State - postconviction relief
State v. Gonzalez - clergy-penitent privilege

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Salgadomartinez v. Reyes - habeas corpus, bond
Carnright v. State - exclusion, impeachment evidence
Philip Morris v. Est of Eisen - Engle class membership, improper comments
QGS Dev v. Nat’l Lining Sys - breach of contract, factual findings 
Dalmazzo v. Dalmazzo - prenuptial agreement, factual findings
Monzon v. RJ Reynolds - preservation, jury instructions
LaFlippe v. State - postconviction relief
Sawyer v. State - sentencing, factors
Thomas v. State - postconviction relief
Lazow v. Glasper - default, subject-matter jurisdiction
Levy v. Levy - guardian ad litem fees, reallocation
Kennedy v. Homeowners Choice - late notice, presumption of prejudice
DMG Inv Tr v. Cepeda - indispensable party, foreclosure
Chernoff v. City of N Mia Beach - charter interpretation, temporary injunction

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

United Auto v. ISO – PIP, service year
Delray Bch v. Deleonibus – equitable estoppel, zoning
Selz v. McKagen – punitive damages, amendment, fraudulent lien

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Talmage v. Conner - mandate enforcement
Gibson v. State - jury instructions, sentencing
Taylor v. State Farm - policy construction, interest
Robinson v. State - speedy trial
Stafford v. State - improper prosecutor comments
Dozier v. Scruggs - settlement enforcement
Kulzer v. Way - vicarious liability, scope of employment
Flowers v. State - sentencing
Xiang v. Ocala Heart Clinic - operating agreement construction
Garrow v. Antonietta - additur, damages
The Walsh Group v. Zion Jacksonville - contract construction, arbitration clause
McAllister v. State - clerical error in judgment
DCF v. Kirshner - involuntary commitment
Blue v. State - belated appeal

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

No opinions this week.

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