Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of July 6 - 10, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   July 10, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Cooper v. Midland Credit - FDCPA
D'Onofrio v. Costco - employment, FCRA
USA v. Ross - preservation of error, search and seizure
In re Price - postconviction relief
Canal A v. USCIS - immigration, APA
USA v. Ruan - RICO, controlled substances,
Caradigm USA v. Pruithealth - contract

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Merck v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
In re Fam L Forms - amended forms

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Finch v. State - ill will-hatred-spite
Brown v. State - evidence, state of mind
Lee v. State - pro se sanctions
Brooks v. State - pro se sanctions

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Foley & Lardner v. Unknown Heirs - foreclosure, standing
Floyd v. State - postconviction relief
Giles v. Giles - marital dissolution, alimony, distribution
Spurgeon v. State - postconviction relief
Doe v. Natt - arbitration; certified conflict
Horton v. State - Stand Your Ground
JAL v. RMA - paternity, appellate attorney's fees, payment schedule
Baez-Ortiz v. State - evidence, Williams rule
Martino v. Martino - guardianship, fee petitions, § 57.105
Parravani v. State - sentencing
Strong v. State - written opinion request; sentencing; certified conflict
Vogel v. Cornerstone Docs - premises liability, elevator, summary judgment
Drish v. Bos - amending pleadings
Washington v. Brown - cyberstalking injunction
Life Care v. Croft - certiorari, punitive damages, nursing home
Wiendl v. Wiendl - rule 12.491, applying for hearing
Bouchard v. Bouchard - certiorari, GAL disqualification
Samsung v. Hildreth - certiorari, products liability, protective order
TM v. DCF - parental rights, termination
Huminski v. Gilbert - pro se sanctions

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Sexton v. State - Stand Your Ground
AC v. AHCA - Medicaid benefits, fair hearing
Santisteban v. State - Spanish interpreter
Coriat v. Coriat - child support, timesharing
Suarez v. Coral Gables Imports - appellate jurisdiction, closure stamp, finality
Hernandez v. Philip Morris - attorney's fees, quantum meruit
Ryerson v. State - preservation of error, evidence
Stivelman v. Stivelman - certiorari, protective order

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Krysiak v. Dawson - Binger, new treating doctor opinion
Reaves v. State - sentencing
Int'l Univ of Health Sciences v. Abeles - personal jurisdiction
Cook v. McMillan - dating violence, injunction
Williams v. Bossicot - child support, timesharing

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Altman v. Brevard County - taking, easement
Ziegler v. Ziegler - garnishment, attorney's fees
Cookston v. State - armed burglary, competency
Brinson v. State - Spencer bar, pro se
Roberts v. State - Anders, costs
Crichton v. State - Anders, community control, specific condition
Skelly v. Skelly - child support, modification
DS v. ALH - domestic violence injunction, due process

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