Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of September 17 - 21, 2018

Appellate & Trial Support   |   September 21, 2018
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

US v. Oliva - speedy trial
Sun Life Assur v. Imperial Premium Fin - life insurance
JPay v. Kobel - arbitration, class action
US v. Phifer - Controlled Substance Act

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Andres v. State - capital case, direct appeal
Harvey v. Geico - insurance, bad faith, evidence, causation
Odom v. RJ Reynolds - remittitur, standard
Lynch v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
Zakrzewski v. State - capital case, postconviction relief

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

DOR v. Magloire - child support
Boyd v. State - plea colloquy
Johnson v. State - jail credit
Williams v. State - habeas corpus, bond

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Taylor v. State - witness tampering arguments
MP v. State - criminal restitution
Perez v. State - postconviction relief

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

LM v. State - delinquency, school trespass
Gables Ins v. Citizens - insurance, assignment of claims, public adjusters
Silva v. State - self-defense instruction, burden of proof, conflict
Al Ghurair v. Zaczac - contempt, bodily attachment writ
Geico v. Perez - uninsured motorist coverage, rejection, evidence
Espinosa v. State - pro se sanctions
GF v. DCF - parental rights, termination
Highland Stucco v. Onorato - personal jurisdiction, due process

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Pittman v. State - competency
Delancy v. State - ineffective assistance; sentencing
Butler v. State - satellite testimony; confrontation clause
Johnson v. State - competency
Avant Capital v. Gomez - promissory note; omission; validity
Cook v. Cook - guardianship; ward; examination
Sanders v. State - relevance; opening the door
US Bank v. Rodriguez - original note and mortgage; clerk; retrieve

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

No decisions this week.

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