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Florida Abatement Law
 
Safeco Insurance Company of Illinois v. Earle Rader, Jr.

Petitioner, Safeco Insurance Company (Safeco), seeks a writ of certiorari with regard to the lower court’s order denying Safeco’s motion requesting the court to enter a final judgment in accordance with Petitioner’s confession of judgment, and also granting Respondent’s motion for leave to amend his complaint seeking underinsured motorist (UM) benefits to add a claim for bad faith. For the... More...   $0 (02-21-2014 - FL)

Vladislav v. Sazonov v. Olga Karpova

Upon the Court’s own motion, the mandate issued in this case on December 4, 2013 is recalled. This Court’s opinion dated November 13, 2013 is vacated and this Amended Opinion is issued in its stead.

Vladislav Sazonov, the father, appeals the non-final order denying his motion to dismiss for forum non conveniens. Olga Karpova, the mother, is a citizen of Russia who had a child by the fat... More...
   $0 (12-26-2013 - FL)

Lisa M. Detourney, et al. v. City of Coral Gables, etc., et al.

Lisa Detournay and Brenda Randol, who own homes in Coral Gables, and their homeowners’ association, the Rivera Neighborhood Association, Inc., (hereinafter “the Homeowners”) filed a two-count complaint to require the City of Coral Gables to prosecute an enforcement action against nearby property owned by Amace Properties, Inc. The trial court dismissed the first count for lack of standing. A... More...   $0 (12-04-2013 - FL)

Valdislav Sazonov v. Olga Karpova

Vladislav Sazonov, the father, appeals the non-final order denying his motion to dismiss for forum non conveniens. Olga Karpova, the mother, is a citizen of Russia who had a child by the father in Russia over seventeen years ago. The mother petitioned to establish paternity, and sought an award of prospective and retrospective child support. Because the mother is a plaintiff from another country w... More...   $0 (11-13-2013 - FL)

Karen Capone v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.

Petitioner Karen Capone seeks review of the decision of the Third District Court of Appeal in Capone v. Philip Morris U.S.A. Inc., 56 So. 3d 34 (Fla. 3d DCA 2010), based upon express and direct conflict with the decision of the Second District Court of Appeal in Niemi v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., 862 So. 2d 31 (Fla. 2d DCA 2003). We have jurisdiction. See art. V, § 3(b)(3), Fla. Const.More...   $0 (06-13-2013 - FL)

Safeco Insurance Company of Illinois v. Adrian Fridman

Safeco appeals from an adverse final judgment in a lawsuit for uninsured/underinsured (UM) benefits brought by its insured, Adrian Fridman. Prior to trial, Safeco tendered payment to the insured for the UM policy limits of $50,000 and filed a “Confession of Judgment” and a “Motion for Entry of Confession of Judgment.” Despite the fact that Safeco’s tender of policy limits and confession ... More...   $0 (05-24-2013 - FL)

Kevin M. Walters v. Linda Yacovone Walters

Appellant, Kevin Walters (“Former Husband”), appeals the trial court’s final orders on his petition for modification of alimony and adjudging him in contempt of court. Former Husband appealed o n six points:

retroactive modification of alimony; amount of alimony in consideration of his net income; the trial court’s refusal to consider Linda Walters’ (“Former Wife”) current n... More...
   $0 (08-08-2012 - FL)

Karen J. Topol v. Joely Polokoff

Karen J. Topol appeals from a final summary judgment in favor of Joely Polokoff and Virginia Lockwood-Zisa. The appeal concerns a dispute over entitlement to a n IRA account owned b y appellant’s husband, who died while divorce proceedings were pending between him and appellant. The trial court entered final summary judgment for appellees, the husband’s daughters, after determining that interl... More...   $0 (05-09-2012 - FL)

Joge Acosta v. Olga Margarita Acosta Renta

Jorge Acosta, the former husband, appeals from an order entered upon his verified petition to extinguish/modify his obligation to pay permanent periodic alimony to his former wife, Olga Margarita Acosta Renta, and on the former wife’s motion for contempt. We affirm in part, reverse in part, and remand for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.

I. FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROU... More...
   $0 (04-13-2012 - FL)

Margaret P. Donovan v. Okaloosa County, Florida

In this case we consider an appeal from a final circuit court judgment validating revenue bonds proposed to be issued by Okaloosa County to finance a beach restoration project. We have jurisdiction. See art. V, § 3(b)(2), Fla. Const. For the reasons discussed below, we affirm.

I. BACKGROUND

Okaloosa County (County) developed a plan for beach restoration and renourishment in part of ... More...
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Samuel J. Anderson v. Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc.

Allison Anderson and Timothy Anderson seek review by certiorari of the circuit court's nonfinal order denying their motion to lift the abatement of their civil action against Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. (the Hospital), pending a determination of the available benefits under the Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Plan (the Plan).1 Because the circuit court's o... More...   $0 (08-19-2011 - FL)

State Farm Florida Insurance Company v. Seville Place Condominium Association, Inc.

Seville Place is a residential condominium consisting of forty-five duplexes (for a total of ninety condominium units) in Miami Lakes, Florida. On October 24, 2005, Hurricane Wilma caused substantial windstorm damage at Seville Place, particularly to the forty-five roofs over the units.

The Association had obtained and paid for a State Farm condominium association insurance policy that was ... More...
   $0 (07-20-2011 - FL)

Cecilia Reid v. In Re: Estate of Edgard Sonder

Cecilia Reid, as trustee of the Edgar Sonder Trust, appeals an order denying her Amended Petition for Reformation of the Trust after a trial on the merits, and granting appellate attorney fees on a prior appeal to Hebrew Union College pursuant to sections 733.016 and 737.2035, Florida Statutes (2007). We affirm the trial court’s denial of reformation and dismiss the appeal of the order on applic... More...   $0 (03-23-2011 - FL)

Illinois National Insurance Co. v. Patricia Bolen

Illinois National Insurance Company ["INIC"] seeks certiorari review of a postjudgment order of the trial court lifting the abatement of the bad faith claim of Respondent, Patricia Bolen ["Bolen"], while the insurer's appeal of the excess judgment is pending. We agree the lifting of the abatement was premature and reverse.

Bolen was involved in a motor vehicle accident on May 28, 2005, in S... More...
   $0 (02-04-2011 - FL)

St. Vincent's Medical Center, Inc., et al. v. Robert and Tammy Bennett, et al.

In these consolidated appeals, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Inc., William H. Long, M.D., and North Florida Obstetrics and Gynecology, P.A., challenge a final order of the Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH) in which the administrative law judge (ALJ) held that the child of Robert and Tammy Bennett, appellees, did not qualify for coverage by the Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury C... More...   $0 (08-21-2009 - FL)

Lake Forest Master Community Association, Inc. v. Orlando Lake Forest Joint Venture, et al.

Appellant, Lake Forest Master Community Association, Inc. ["Association"], seeks review of a summary final judgment in its lawsuit against the developer1 of its subdivision, based on alleged construction defects in improvements located in Association's common areas.2 The summary judgment was predicated on Association's purported failure to give proper notice, according to Florida law,3 and Associa... More...   $0 (06-10-2009 - FL)

Lake Forest Master Community Association, Inc. v. Orlando Lake Forest Joint Venture, et al.

Appellant, Lake Forest Master Community Association, Inc. ["Association"], seeks review of a summary final judgment in its lawsuit against the developer1 of its subdivision, based on alleged construction defects in improvements located in Association's common areas.2 The summary judgment was predicated on Association's purported failure to give proper notice, according to Florida law,3 and Associa... More...   $0 (04-03-2009 - FL)

Ernest L. Bass v. Servpro Industries, Inc.

Appellant Ernest Bass instituted a civil action against appellee Servpro Industries, Incorporated, asserting various claims arising from a franchise relationship between the two parties. The trial court granted final judgment in favor of Servpro after ruling for it on various motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment. On appeal, Bass challenges many of these rulings. We affirm wit... More...   $0 (11-19-2003 - FL)

Loggerhead Turtle v. The County Council of Volusia County, Florida

The County Council of Volusia County, Florida (the "County") appeals the order of the district court granting attorney's fees to the appellees. The County argues that the Supreme Court's intervening decision in Buckhannon Board & Care Home, Inc. v. West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources, 532 U.S. 598 (2001), eliminates the catalyst test, on which the district court relied, as a basis... More...   $0 (10-01-2002 - FL)

 
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