Disclaimer

The information on this website is presented as a service for our clients and Internet users and is not intended to be legal advice, nor should you consider it as such. Although we welcome your inquiries, please keep in mind that merely contacting us will not establish an attorney-client relationship between us. Consequently, you should not convey any confidential information to us until a formal attorney-client relationship has been established. Please remember that electronic correspondence on the internet is not secure and that you should not include sensitive or confidential information in messages. With that in mind, we look forward to hearing from you.

Skip to Content

Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of March 25 - 29, 2024

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

USA v. Daniels - shooting, witness ID expert, law enforcement testimony, photos
Buckley v. Sec’y of Army - employment, Title VII, discrimination
Acosta v. Miami-Dade Cnty - search and seizure, Florida wrongful death
Copeland v. Da DOC - employment, Title VII, harassment
Meisel v. SEC - Dodd-Frank, whistleblower award

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

No decisions this week

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Dortley v. State - competency, pro se sanctions
Rhodes v. State - written opinion motion granted, prosecution costs
Knight v. Knight - alimony, child support
Davis v. State - postconviction relief
Parker v. State - habeas corpus
DE v. DCF - termination of parental rights, failure to prosecute appeal
OPC v. PSC - administrative review, interim ratemaking

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

Price-Lawrence v. Lawrence - marital dissolution, marital property
Capalongo v. Deutsche Bank - foreclosure, homestead rights, waiver
Rigollet v. Le Macaron - standing, lack of damages, pleading stage
Fla Pace Funding v. Pinellas - venue, home venue, forum selection clause
McClamma v. Glass - sex offender registration
Mujica v. State - postconviction relief

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Philip Morris v Lipp Engle progeny case, hearsay
Thomas v. State - special jury instruction
Zamora v. City of Miami - false imprisonment
City of Miami Beach v. Menendez - sovereign immunity, duty
Martinez v. Bank of Am - summary judgment, reasons
Gonzalez v. Tar - child support, insufficient record
Stok + Kon v. Mia Dade Coll - attorney’s fees, pleading
Homeowners v.  Murray - appraisal, due process
Gattorno v. Souto punitive damages, leave to amend
Rudnikas v. Gonzalez - standing, homestead
Mitchell v. State habeas, reclassification of offense

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Citizens v. Avril - insurance, deductible
Kaufman v. High Seas - eviction, default
Ray v. State - probation, costs
German v. State - mandate, resentencing
Marbella Condo v. Josepher - attorney’s fees, condo ass’n

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Crump v. Am Multi-Cinema - punitive damages, evidentiary basis  
Wilmore v. State - sex offender probation, revocation, substantial evidence
Burns v. State - habeas corpus
Perano v. State - habeas corpus

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

No decisions this week

The provided links above may be available for a limited time only, as courts sometimes relocate opinions on their websites. Should that occur, please use the “written opinions archive” links provided below each court header to search for the opinion using the case name. The availability of opinions through these channels may vary and is subject to the discretion of the courts.

Related Practices
Appellate & Trial Support
©2024 Carlton Fields, P.A. Carlton Fields practices law in California through Carlton Fields, LLP. Carlton Fields publications should not be construed as legal advice on any specific facts or circumstances. The contents are intended for general information and educational purposes only, and should not be relied on as if it were advice about a particular fact situation. The distribution of this publication is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship with Carlton Fields. This publication may not be quoted or referred to in any other publication or proceeding without the prior written consent of the firm, to be given or withheld at our discretion. To request reprint permission for any of our publications, please use our Contact Us form via the link below. The views set forth herein are the personal views of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the firm. This site may contain hypertext links to information created and maintained by other entities. Carlton Fields does not control or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this outside information, nor is the inclusion of a link to be intended as an endorsement of those outside sites.