Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of December 16 - 20, 2019

Appellate & Trial Support   |   December 20, 2019
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Hallums v. Infinity Ins - insurance
Geico Marine Ins v. Shackleford - insurance, admiralty
Crawford's Auto Ctr v. State Farm Ins - RICO, fraud, unjust enrichment

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Bogle v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
Hooks v. State - Faretta inquiries
Sparre v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
In re Fla R Jud Admin - parental leave continuance
Davis v. State - speedy trial, arrest
Woodward v. State - jurisdiction discharged, contempt
Knight v. State - jury pardon, fundamental error, manslaughter instruction
Am S Home Ins v. Lentini - insurance, collector vehicle policy, limited UM coverage
Lieupo v. Simon's Trucking - Water Quality Act, personal injury damages
Love v. State - Stand Your Ground, retroactive application
Sanchez v. Miami-Dade - sovereign immunity, dead conflict
In re Fla Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions
In re Fla Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions
In re Fla Prob R - amended rules
In re Fla R Crim Pro - amended rules
In re Fla R App Pro - amended rules
In re Fla Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions, substantive issues
In re Fla Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions
Adv Op re Minimum Wage - citizen initiative ballot review
In re Fla Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

State v. Brumelow - search and seizure, inevitable discovery
Knots v. State - hearsay
Jones v. Jones - marital dissolution, medical expenses, child support
Hauser v. Goodwill - workers' compensation
Partlow v. State - postconviction relief, supplementing record
Miller v. N Fla Eval & Treat Ctr - involuntary medical treatment
McDonald v. Jacksonville - workers' compensation
Dubose v. Dubose - equitable distribution
Gray v. AHCA - Medicaid lien, reduction
Mojica v. AHCA - Medicaid lien, reduction
Johnson v. State - drug trafficking
Baxter v. State - administrative procedure, jail credit
AW v. APD - administrative review, Medicaid waiver
Nilio v. State - postconviction relief
Wiener v. Taylor Morrison - arbitration
Phillips v. State - sentencing, Eighth Amendment
Porter v. State - alibi disclosure, public defender lien
Howell v. Balchunas - medical malpractice, presuit
Black Point Assets v. OCWEN - foreclosure, default
De Hoyos v. Bauerfeind - child hearsay, domestic violence

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Githler v. Grande - securities, certified conflict
State v. JRD - search and seizure, police error
Suess v. Suess - marital settlement agreement, fees
State v. Stephens - certiorari, state operational plan
Durrance v. RJ Reynolds - Engle progeny, limitations defense
Bentley v. State - law enforcement identification
Pierce v. US Bank - stipulated dismissal, withdrawal
Mirabella v. Mirabella - child support, imputed income

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Biza v. Galway Bay HA - class certification, mobile homeowners
State v. Amaya - search and seizure
Freixa v. State - grand theft, value
Kamal-Hasmat v. Loews Miami Bch - hotel, duty to post lifeguard
Kitchen v. Cerullo - child custody, scope of relinquishment
Bank of NY v. Figueroa - certiorari, discovery
Poole v. DeFranko - medical malpractice caps, constitutionality
Quintero v. State - pro se sanctions
Abouelseoud v. AIM Recovery - second tier certiorari, appellate jurisdiction
Alger v. US - second tier certiorari, zoning, standing
Vargas v. Baez - summary affirmance
Hechevarria-Figuerro v. State - postconviction relief
Chacon v. Junior - habeas corpus
Smith v. Junior - habeas corpus

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Epps v. State - sentencing
Gulfstream Park Racing v. MI-V1 - guarantor liability
Hines v. State - competency hearing
Guy v. State - voir dire, Richardson
McLendon v. Palm Beach IG - attorney's fees, public records
Nangle v. Nangle - alimony, ability to pay
Savoia v. Fitness Int'l - exculpatory clause, avoidance
Peterson v. Pollack - statutory immunity

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Roberts v. State - Stand Your Ground
Davis v. Maloch - alimony
State v. Randolph - license, dismissal
Mason v. State - sentencing
Cash v. State - plea withdrawal
Washington v. State - sanctions
Andrews v. State - sentencing
GEICO v. Accident & Injury Clinic - PIP
Magill v. State - sentencing
DOR v. Robinson - contempt
Justus v. State - jail credit
Woods v. State - postconviction relief

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