Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of June 22 - 26, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   June 26, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Warren Tech v. UL - safety standards compliance
Gardner v. Mutz - confederate monument, constitutional challenges
Grochowski v. Clayton Cnty - § 1983, inmate death
Bowling v. US Bank - removal
USA v. Ross - en banc, search and seizure, standing
USA v. Denson - sentencing
USA v. Owen - right to counsel
USA v. Caldwell - robbery, identification, DNA
Gordon v. USAG - immigration
Freedman v. MajicJack - class action, securities, derivative/direct
EGI-VSR v. Mitjans - arbitration, service, confirmation
Ruckh v. Salus Rehab - False Claims Act, nursing care
USA v. Tigua - sentencing
USA v. Singer - Cuban exports
Gallardo v. Mayhew - Medicaid reimbursement, AHCA

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Santiago-Gonzalez v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
Owen v. State - capital case, postconviction relief

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Bradwell v. State - constructive possession, sentencing
Douglas v. Jones - filing false records, AG attorneys, hourly rate
Brown v. State - robbery, sudden snatching
Burke v. State - involuntary medication
KJ v. DCF - parental rights, termination
Holton v. Holton - domestic violence injunction
DOT v. Miami-Dade - prohibition, constitutional challenge
Crapo v. Univ Cove - ad valorem tax discount
Powell v. Woodard - settlement agreement
Dampier v. Dampier - equitable distribution
Russell v. Wells Fargo - foreclosure, conditions precedent, evidence
Korkmas v. Onyx Creative - FCCPA, debt, interest, fees
Chavez v. State - sex offender registration

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Thelus v. State - plea withdrawal, competency
Cusamano v. State - probation revocation
Demare v. State - entrapment
McCammond v. E Coast Props - foreclosure, fees, due process
Tutt v. Hudson - imputed income, marital dissolution, fees
White v. State - postconviction relief

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Ceus v. State - sentencing
Baptiste v. State - Allen charge, invited error
Phillips v. Mitchell's Lawn - sanctions, striking pleadings
Aanonsen v. Suarez - independent tort doctrine
Aventura v. Stein - red light cameras, citations
Tillman v. State - self-defense, prosecutorial comment
People's Trust v. Lavadie - insurance, appraisal, scope of work
Leyva-Lima Trust v. Lima - appellate jurisdiction
Spivey v. State - probation revocation
People's Trust v. Ortega - insurance, appraisal
Pawley v. Marie - domestic violence injunction
Yacht Club v. Palmetto Bay - declaratory judgment, zoning
Dumerlus v. Wilmington Trust - fundamental error, closing arguments
Anicet v. Inch - habeas corpus
DCF v. State - certiorari, mental health treatment
DM v. DCF - parental rights, termination
Sayers Constr v. Timberline Constr - personal jurisdiction
Allied Tube v. Latitude on the River - class action, defective fire sprinklers

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Logue v. Book - en banc, First Amendment, social media, stalking
Dawson v. Hernandez - foreclosure, attorney's fees
Preval v. State - Faretta inquiry
Kalivretenos v. State - Miranda, comment on postarrest silence
Liberty Mutual Ins v. Wolfson - motor vehicle insurance, setoff, s. 627.727(1), settlement
Wheeler v. State - postconviction relief
Stephanos v. Stephanos - postnuptial agreement, marital dissolution
Howard v. MMMG - tribal sovereign immunity

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Barber v. Ghenassia - domestic violence injunction, jurisdiction
DeJesus v. State - competency, sentencing
Rollins v. State - sentence

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