Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of March 23 - 27, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   March 27, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Williamson v. Travelport - ERISA, class action
Pitch v. US - en banc, grand jury proceedings, disclosure
George v. US Att'y Gen - immigration, sentencing
Alston v. Swarbrick - § 1983, false arrest, qualified immunity
Waldron v. Spicher - § 1983, false arrest, qualified immunity
USA v. Goldman - Mandatory Victims Restitution Act, Mel Fisher
Kerrivan v. RJ Reynolds - Engle progeny, damages, reliance
US v. Styles - sentencing
US v. Ross - en banc order, search and seizure

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

In re Judge Lederman - judicial discipline, multiple judges

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Miller v. State - pro se sanctions
Robinson v. State - certiorari, timeliness
Ivey v. State - on remand, search and seizure
State v. Ware - search and seizure
Copeland v. State - sentencing
Hernandez v. DOC - pro se sanctions

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

TCC v. State - confession, corpus delicti, firearm
Collier Clerk v. Doe - clerk of court, confidentiality, duty of care
Mace v. M&T Bank - foreclosure, notice, scope of remand
FIGA v. Valdez - sinkhole claims, fees, certified question
HSBC v. Achinelli - foreclosure, intervention
Fields v. State - search and seizure
Croft v. State - postconviction relief, jurisdiction
Jamieson v. Ft Myers Bch - inverse condemnation, wetlands, Bert Harris
Letizia v. Ford - written opinion granted; professional malpractice, limitations
Doe v. Natt - arbitration, Airbnb, certified conflict
Elizon v. Ivy Chase - foreclosure, standing
Townsend v. State - competency
Brannick v. Pinellas - premises liability, causation

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Island Travel v. Myr Indep - independent tort; civil theft
Kimbrough v. State - sentencing
McDonough v. Homestead - public records
Acosta v. Guardianship of Acosta - contempt
Robinson v. Christiansen - marital dissolution, residency
Guillen v. Rodriguez - lack of transcript
H Greg Auto v. Raskin - stay pending appeal

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Green v. State - sentencing
Walker v. GEICO - vehicle owner liability
Woods v. State - sentencing
Hollywood v. Perrin - arbitration
FLP v. State - DJJ recommendation, departure
Gannon v. AirBNB - Tourist Development Tax
Bank of Am v. Jones - foreclosure
Mook v. State - postconviction relief
Miller v. State - postconviction relief

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Ciotti v. Hubsch - unliquidated damages, evidentiary hearing
Orange County v. McLean - civil rights, directed verdict
Weeks v. State - intercepting communications, double jeopardy
Hammonds v. State - appellate jurisdiction, competency
Love v. State- felony murder, burglary, robbery
Bishai v. Health Law Firm- strike, sham; evidentiary hearing
Hoyos v. DLJ Mortgage - Spencer warning, pro se
Bici v. State - DUI manslaughter, suppression, sentence
Rolfe v. State - Anders appeal, cost
Wappler v. State - cost; 318.18(11)(b)
Dumigan v. Holmes Regional - summary judgment; negligence, surgery
Motor Werks v. Moto Werks - arrears, appellate preservation
Croft v. State - aggravated battery, jury instruction
Williams v. State - Spencer warning, pro se
O'Neal v. State - investigative cost; 938.27(1)
Woods v. State - postconviction relief
Bradley v. State - postconviction relief

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