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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of January 8 - 12, 2024

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Warren v. DeSantis - § 1983, state attorney, First Amendment retaliation
Hunt Refining v. US EPA - administrative review, Clean Air Act, appellate forum
Lowery v. AmGuard Ins - appellate jurisdiction, abandoning claims
Young Israel v. HART - advertising policy, First Amendment, religious ads
Mungin v. DOC - habeas corpus
Bailey v. Swindell - § 1983, qualified immunity
Hansjurgens v. Bailey - Rule 69(a), reviving judgment
Santos v. Experian - Fair Credit Reporting Act

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

In re Fla R Civ Pro - amended foreclosure form
Everett v. State - capital case, postconviction relief, DNA testing
Watson v. Harris - pro se sanctions

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

RR v. DCF - parental rights, failure to prosecute
Williams v. State - duplicate recordings, costs
McKenzie v. State - hearsay
Cornell v. Joe Allen Constr - fees motion, timeliness
AW v. DCF - parental rights, failure to prosecute

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

Sigismondi v. State - preservation of error, prior statement, remoteness
Geske v. State - sentencing
Pro-Karting Exper v. 34th St - certiorari, writ of possession
Brooks v. State - sentencing
Bynum v. State - postconviction relief

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

BeCruising Telecom v. Palau Sunset Harbor CA - preservation
Johnson v. All Constr Res - vicarious liability, scope of employment
All X-Ray Diag Serv v. United Auto - policy issuance, omissions 
Dejanovic v. Block - certiorari, partial final judgment, immediate execution 
Miami-Dade Cnty v. Polanco - sovereign immunity, summary judgment 
Scott v. Zieg - sovereign immunity, notice
Azrack v. Est of Dorman - paternity
Peña v. SC Mota Assocs - findings of fact, presumption of correctness
Stevens v. State - summary affirmance
Harvey v. Cir Ct of the Eleventh Jud Cir - habeas, order to show case 

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Zenon v. State - prosecution costs
United Auto v. Iso-Diagnostics - PIP, s. 627.736, service year
Bailes v. State - best evidence rule, preservation, harmless error, sentencing
Glegg v. Hurk - intentional interference, custodial rights, IIED
Borges v. State - sentencing
McKee v. Crestline Hotels - respondeat superior, scope of employment, cell phone use
Walker v. Yee - pro se, deficient appellate briefing
State v. Tanner - vehicular homicide, single homicide rule, ex post facto laws

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Nelson v. State - lawful firearm possession, sentencing consideration
Anderson v. State - theft, abandonment defense, § 812.014
John Knox Village v. EO Lawrence - punitive damages, affirmative findings, Rule 9.130
Kirkpatrick Trust v. Lakeview Loan - foreclosure, intervention
O’Malley v. State - certified conflict, costs
Zimmerman v. State - horse jockey license, disqualification
Bowers v. State - prohibition; burglary, statute of limitations, DNA evidence  

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Fuentes v. Yuhi Landholdings – finality, attorney’s fees
Malkani v. Hannah - appellate attorney’s fees

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