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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of April 22-26, 2024

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Holden v. Holiday Inn Club Vacations - Fair Credit Reporting Act, inaccuracies

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Allstate v. Revival Chiro - insurance, PIP payments
In re Fla R GP&JA - corrected amendments
In re Fla R Crim P - amended rule 3.131

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Kenon v. State - scrivener’s error, sentencing
Thompson v. Hillside Building - duty, McCain
Daniels v. State - pro se sanctions
Williams v. State - postconviction relief

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

RJ Reynolds v. Giambalvo - Engle progeny, fraudulent concealment, punitive damages
Duhamel v. Duhamel - alimony, retirement account valuation
KMG Prop v. Owl Constr - default judgment, voidness, service of process

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Ramon v. Nanjappa - insufficient transcript
City of Miami Beach v. Adalberto Cosme - waiver, dissent
Dowdy v. State - ineffective assistance
Sieberg-Shabbick v. Shabbick - setoff, pleading
Pomelli v. Pomelli - final judgment, merger
Tower Hotel v. City of Miami - temporary injunction, demolition
Esquerra v. Jacob - causation, expert testimony
Ramona v. Direct - contract, failure to read
Universal v. Velarde - successive rule 1.540(b) motions
Snyder v. Chase - intervention
Valdes v. State - ineffective assistance
Bottling Grp v. Bastien - workers’ compensation immunity
Garcia v. Milport Invs - minimal offer, insufficient record
Friedler v. Faena Hotels - leave to amend, punitive damages
Seawatch v. City of Marathon - second-tier certiorari, variance, conditional use permit
Empire Fire & Marine v. Chmilarski - certiorari, issuance of payment
Gonzalez v. State - postconviction relief
Impulsora v. Sunshine Oriental - vacatur, sale, title

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Palm Beach Cty v. Wilson - contempt sanction, speculative, due process
Baker v. State - criminal trial, jury trial waiver
Wenzel v. Homeowners Choice - insurance, prompt notice of loss
Price v. Torkaman - eviction, s. 83.56(3), notice, defenses

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Kinkaid v. DOR - child support, arrears; confession of error
Duran v. Crab Shack - summary judgment, slip and fall

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Joerger v. Lake Alfred Place - rent determination, entitlement to hearing

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