Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of August 17 - 21, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   August 21, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Patel v. Atty Gen - immigration, removal, jurisdiction, discretionary relief
Law Sol of Chicago v. Corbett - bankruptcy, sanctions

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

No decisions this week.

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Jackson v. State - fundamental error, bolstering, closing argument
Hines v. Whataburger - employment, FCRA, limitations
Romero v. State - sentencing
Guerlande v. Delray Fairfield - workers' compensation
Watt v. Lo - certiorari, punitive damages, certified conflict
Berkley v. Roy - stalking injunction
MacNeill v. State - jail credit
Sosnowski v. State - appellate jurisdiction
Lovelace v. State - trafficking, evidence
AHCA v. Best Care - Medicaid contract, challenge, remedy exhaustion, standing
Bryant v. State - deadly weapon; closing arguments
Volusia v. DeSantis - Fla Constitution, county officers, amendment challenge
Pawley v. DOC - costs, prevailing party
Martistee v. State - postconviction relief
Everett v. State - sentencing, preservation of error
Sweet v. Tucker - voidness, diligence
Thompson v. Escambia Sch Bd - workers' compensation
Levesque v. State - postconviction relief
Simpkins v. State - mandamus, duty to rule
McCallum v. Kramer - elections, state attorney, eligibility

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Feaster v. State - Stand Your Ground
Chipman v. State - sentencing
Wittemen v. State - juvenile sentencing
State v. Hunt - sentencing
In re Doe - abortion, judicial waiver

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Vicario v. Blanch - concurrent jurisdiction, priority
Koyfman v. 1572 Pledger - foreclosure, extinguishing interests
Venezia v. Wells Fargo - foreclosure sale, challenge
Malha v. Losciales - parenting plan
West v. State - probation revocation
Pledger Trust v. Apeiron Hldgs - temporary injunction, bond
Cruz v. Lakeview Loan Serv - summary judgment, affirmative defenses
Massa v. Michael Ridard Hosp - arbitration, nonsignatories
Pinero v. Zapata - settlement agreement, extending deadlines

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Little v. State - Stand Your Ground; burden
Dale v. Schaub - proposal for settlement, unilateral mistake, authority
Smith v. State - sentencing
State v. Kraft - video surveillance, privacy, search and seizure

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Cinco v. Coquina Palms HOA - wrongful act doctrine, special damage, pleading
Solomon v. State Farm - auto collision, UM coverage, set-offs
Miller v. Miller - parenting plan, child support, attorney's fees
State v. Elma - ineffective assistance, trial
Speed Dry v. Anchor Ins - certified question, homestead, insurance benefits, assignment
Nieves v. State - guilty plea, appellate jurisdiction
Owens v. Perron - certified question, Boecher discovery, certiorari
Schultz v. State - habeas corpus; ineffective assistance, appellate
State v. Patterson - bail, public danger, certiorari

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