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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of May 14 - 18, 2018

Appellate & Trial Support   |   May 14, 2018
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Williams v. Mosaic Fertilizer - toxic tort, Daubert 
US v. Knowles - identity theft, unauthorized access 
Ovalles v. US - en banc 
Chmielewski v. City of St Pete Beach - condemnation 
Prison Legal News v. Fla DOC - 1st Amendment, due process 
Sopo v. US Atty Gen - habeas corpus, mootness


Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

FROP v. Miami - union, financial urgency, constitutional challenge 
Walton v. State - capital case, postconviction relief 
Koppel v. Ochoa - rule 1.090, settlement proposal, extension of time 
Sierra Club v. Brown - electric utility rates, settlement 
Alston v. State - capital case, postconviction relief 
Andrews v. State - ex parte pro se filings, pro bono counsel


First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

Stoffel v. State - molestation, lesser included, battery 
Copeland v. State - search and seizure 
O'Steen v. State - postconviction relief 
Brown v. State - suppression order, no findings 
Highwoods v. Milar - indemnification, Mary Carter settlement 
Crenshaw v. State - grant theft, intent; moot sentencing appeal 
Robinson v. State - double jeopardy 
Thompson v. State - probation revocation 
Johnson v. State - double jeopardy 
Archie v. State - appellate jurisdiction 
Sherman v. State - double jeopardy 
Dygart v. State - double jeopardy 
Kellum v. State - newly discovered evidence 
Rodriguez v. Nicolitz - medical malpractice, presuit notice 
Harbor Freight v. Whitehead - workers' compensation 
Boulineau v. DHSMV - second-tier certiorari, driver's license revocation


Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

Jennings v. State - sentencing 
Brooks v. State - confession, admissibility 
DD v. State - delinquency, theft, value 
Myers v. State - postconviction relief 
Raissi v. Valente - condominium expenses, summary judgment 
Persaud v. Persaud - alimony, child support 
State Farm v. MRI Assoc - PIP, medical expenses, certified question 
3d Fed S&L v. Koulouvaris - foreclosure, authentication


Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

Roberts v. State - requested opinion, preservation 
Pacheco v. Gonzalez - rule 1.442, settlement proposal 
Hernandez v. State - sentencing 
State Farm v. Xirinachs - insurance, law of the case 
Lindemuth v. State - interfering with custody, entice 
TM Wireless v. All Commerce - sales contract or joint venture 
Semerena v. Aetna - voluntary dismissal after court-ordered dismissal 
Miami v. Miami FROP - unfair labor practice 
Perlberg v. Lubercy Asia - appellate jurisdiction 
Bajcar v. Bajcar - certiorari, contempt 
Rivero v. Farach - certiorari, confidential records


Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

Vassor v. State - premeditation 
Chavis v. State - sentencing; costs 
Pierre v. State - preservation 
Walker v. State - oral pronouncement 
McGraw v. State - certified question; blood draw; consent 
Charles v. State - competency 
Fla Research Inst v. Dillon - membership; termination; notice 
McCullough v. State - postconviction relief 
Henion v. State - sentencing 
De La Rosa v. Fla Peninsula Ins - timely report; prejudice 
Fazio v. Fazio - marital settlement agreement 
Sealy v. Sealy - mediated settlement agreement; remedy 
Davis v. Davis - dissolution; findings 
Scarcinci v. Christiana Trust - foreclosure; standing; damages 
Hernandez v. State - competency 
Molina v. Valenzuela - injunction; stalking; mootness 
Heard v. Perales - imputed income 
Buhler v. State - speedy trial rule 
Haspel v. State - postconviction relief 
State v. Kersting - presence; criminal proceeding


Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Madl v. Wells Fargo - attorney's fees; contract 
RR v. New Life Comm Church - limitations; negligence 
Hicks v. Am Integrity Ins - PCA; precedential value 
Burney v. State - competence; stipulation 
Blocker v. State - postconviction relief 
Doby v. State - belated appeal 
Hill v. Hill - disqualification


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