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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of November 2 - 6, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   November 6, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

SCAD v. Sportswear - remand to clarify judgment on appeal
Teasley v. Warden - postconviction relief, juror bias, juror non-impeachment
TriNet v. USA - FICA tax, withholding

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Owen v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
In re Judge Miller - judicial discipline

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Noland v. Deerfield Bch - workers' compensation
Weston v. Weston - prisoner, right to attend hearing
Sunseeker Inv v. Enterprise Maint - collateral estoppel
Scheel v. State - Stand Your Ground
Am Zurich Ins v. Steel - certiorari, standard
Mack v. Mack - domestic violence injunction
Williams v. State - habeas corpus, manifest injustice
Louviere v. State - evidence, prior convictions, reputation
Kelsey v. State - sentencing
Helweg v. Bugby - domestic violence injunction
Lynne v. Landsman - indirect civil contempt
Miami Divers v. RAAC - appellate jurisdiction
Hartman v. DOC - appellate jurisdiction

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Morgan & Morgan v. Pollock - legal malpractice, collectability
Lachman v. State - admitted guilt, invited error
Charles v. State - verdict form, separate episodes
Am Cap Assur v. Leeward Bay CA - insurance appraisal

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Robinson v. State - double jeopardy, single homicide rule
Lanson v. Reid - § 57.105 award
ND v. State - threatening communications, constitutional challenges
Sheddf2-FL3 v. Penthouse S - settlement, unconscionability
Martinez de Castro v. Stoddard - defamation, public official immunity
ESJ JI Op v. Domeck - settlement proposal, good faith, due process
Regions Bk v. Squitieri - garnishment, exemption, hearing
People's Trust v. Gonzalez - appellate jurisdiction, certiorari, order to pay
Citizens v. Carlyle Towers - insurance appraisal
Miami-Dade v. Miami Gardens Sq One - COVID injunction, curfew, preemption

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Miller v. Henderson Machine - pro se representation
Cash v. Gagnon - injunction, neighborhood interactions
Devino v. 2436 E Las Olas - easement appurtenant
Langsetmo v. Metza - contempt, exceptions
Macedo v. State - probable cause
Bott v. State - inconsistent verdict, aggravated assault
Pride of St. Lucie v. Reed - negligent security
JB Investment v. Deutsche Bank - foreclosure, damages, remand
Clark v. State - probation revocation
Fettig's Constr v. Paradise Props - mechanic's lien
Joe v. State - postconviction relief, newly discovered evidence

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Rotunda v. Rotunda - dissolution, attorney's fees
Aburoumi v. Espinosa - retroactive child support, trial by consent
Harvey v. Lifespace Communities - compel arbitration
Ballow v. State - certiorari, probation modification
Routhier v. Barnes - Younkin, certified question; med mal, expert financial discovery


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