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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of May 13-17, 2024

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

(11th Circuit written opinions archive)

In re Baycare - mandamus, Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Act, document disclosure
Lange v. Houston Cnty Ga - insurance, transgender coverage, Title VII
Drazen v. Pinto - class action, approval, collusion, TCPA, CAFA

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

(Florida Supreme Court written opinions archive)

Askew v. DCF - conflict jurisdiction, misapplication
In re Fla R Civ P - amended rule 1.061
Ford v. Marceno - pro se sanctions

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

(1st DCA written opinions archive)

Cooper v. State - coercive interaction, judge and jury; recalling jury

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

(2d DCA written opinions archive)

Berkley Ins v. Banc of Am - tortious interference, premature fee award
Univ P&C v. Laguna Riviera - condo legislation, retroactivity, vested rights, certified conflict
ANW v. State - indirect criminal contempt
Williams v. Bambery - prohibition, sua sponte appointment to investigate guardian
Parks v. State - postconviction relief
Andrews v. State - Franks hearing, search and seizure

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

(3d DCA written opinions archive)

Grove Harbour v. Grove Bay  - rehearing, fraud
Rainess v. Perez  - tax deed sale, notice
Cobb v. State - postconviction relief
Mia Beach v. Guyton - dismissal of charge, concurrence
Pla v. Rierson - comparative negligence, evidence, impeachment
Safe Harbor v. 9775 Dixie - foreclosure, specific performance, default
5051 NW 37 Ave v. IES Sales - writ of possession, rent
Abreu v. Aurora Loan - settlement agreement enforcement, jurisdiction
Uni of Mia v. Jones - certiorari, medical malpractice, presuit notice
Heritage v. Sunset Villas - appraisal,  evidentiary hearing
Starr v. Sch Distr - substantial interests, administrative hearing
Carnevale v. Shir - mandamus, ministerial duty

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

(4th DCA written opinions archive)

Lucas v. State - restitution, SATC
Williams v. School Board - discrimination, retaliation
Deasy v. Deasy - equitable distribution, alimony
Lemartec Corp v. E. Coast Metal - attorney’s fees
Moore-Bryant v. State - preservation, speculation
Padilla v. Pickett - domestic violence injunction
Mackensen v. Trace Elements - attorney’s fees, PFS, apportionment
State v. Jenkins - speedy trial, waiver
US Fire Ins Co v. America Walks - arbitration
Reed v. Reed - dissolution, lack of prosecution

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

(5th DCA written opinions archive

S Marion Real Est v. Fla Gaming Ctrl - administrative law, cardroom license-holders, gambling
Davis v. State - Anders appeal, cost of investigation
S Wild Olive v. Total Maintenance - section 57.105, fees
Gray v. State - Spencer warning, pro se

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

(6th DCA written opinions archive)

Pradaxay v. Kendrick - medical malpractice, presuit investigation
Shure v. AAOS - verbatim adoption of proposed order
Kaiu v. State - postconviction relief

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