Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of December 9 - 13, 2019

Appellate & Trial Support   |   December 13, 2019
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Principle Solutions Group v. Ironshore Indem - insurance
Lewis v. Ala Gov - standing

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Newberry v. State - capital case, sentencing
Matthews v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
In re Fla Sm Claims R - amended rules
In re Fla R Jud Admin - amended rule 2.240

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Failer v. DOH - administrative review, res judicata
Sehman v. Sehman - certiorari, lack of transcript
Reynolds v. Anixter Power Solutions - workers’ compensation
Hilliard v. State - search and seizure
Sims v. State - constructive possession, drugs

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Davis v. State - sentencing
McSweeney v. State - probation
Williams v. State - sentencing
High Five v. Riddle - certiorari, punitive damages
Toye v. State - sentencing
Moore v. State - sentencing
JF v. State - lewd, lascivious conduct
Thomas v. State - sentencing
Tarpon Springs Hosp v. White - certiorari, discovery, hospital records

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Am Med Sys v. MSP Recov - certiorari, pure bill of discovery
Hunt v. State - sentencing

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Morrison v. State – closing argument
Reed v. State – heat of passion defense
Gokalp v. Unsal – conversion, civil theft, damages
Desrosiers v. State – sentencing
Gordon v. State – competency for trial; premeditation
State Farm Fla Ins v. Valenti – insurance, disinterested appraiser
State v. Tejada – speedy trial, waiver
Adamczyk v. Herman – injunction, repeat violence
FPL v. Rehab Ctr at Hollywood Hills – certiorari, immunity from suit
SC v. DCF – parental rights
LaForest v. LaForest – mental health records; in camera inspection

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Cooper v. Fed Natl Ins – instruction, bad faith
Wright v. StateAnders, scrivener’s error
Doctor v. State – robbery, competency
Henry v. State – probation violation, substantial evidence
Auto Club Ins v. EO Lewis – declaratory judgment, auto insurance
Somers v. State – postconviction relief
La Rosa v. La RosaSpencer warning, pro se
Cherry v. State – postconviction relief

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