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Widower 'extremely disappointed' with Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal ruling

Charmaine Little Jun. 20, 2017, 6:13pm

A Florida widower is displeased with the decision of Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals in a negligence lawsuit concerning his late wife.

Florida man unable to back up liability claims after Hertz rental car collision

Charmaine Little Jun. 19, 2017, 10:42pm

A Florida appeals court recently upheld a lower court’s decision to find Hertz and a lessee of a rental car not liable in a traffic accident.

Florida couple wins foreclosure appeal against Situs Investments

Charmaine Little Jun. 16, 2017, 10:00pm

A Florida appeals court recently ruled in favor of a Florida couple after a trial court awarded their creditor $118,000, including $89,000 in unpaid principal, in a foreclosure case.

Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal partially grants woman's petition to avoid mental health evaluation

Charmaine Little Jun. 16, 2017, 9:59pm

A Florida appeals court partially granted a Florida woman’s petition to prevent her from undergoing a four-hour mental health examination and present records of events that occurred while she was at work.

Knauf Plasterboard avoids second punitive damage ruling

Charmaine Little Jun. 16, 2017, 9:26pm

A Florida appeals court recently ruled that a trial court misread a statute when it ruled against a Chinese drywall manufacture in a punitive damages dispute.

Woman's release statement isn't enough for Treasure Coast Neurosurgery to avoid negligence lawsuit

Charmaine Little Jun. 16, 2017, 8:42pm

A Florida appeals court recently ruled that a release statement did not exempt a doctor from a medical malpractice claim.

4th District upholds court's decision in former Sunco Title & Escrow worker's appeal

Charmaine Little Jun. 16, 2017, 4:03pm

WEST PALM BEACH – A woman has failed to prove her appeal against her former employer in an agreement breach complaint, according an opinion in the state's 4th District Court of Appeals.

Appeals court sides with Wells Fargo in dispute over evidence of mortgage payments

Charmaine Little Jun. 15, 2017, 7:50pm

A Florida appeals court recently ruled that Wells Fargo Bank can provide a borrower’s loan payment history and used a screenshot of payment history as evidence of defaulting on a mortgage.

Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal overturns injunction against woman whose husband allegedly had affair

Charmaine Little Jun. 15, 2017, 7:50pm

A Florida appeals court recently threw out a woman’s claims of repeated violence and stalking against her lover’s wife.

Appeals court allows Symcon Development Group Corporation to intervene in property dispute

Charmaine Little Jun. 15, 2017, 7:50pm

A Florida appeals court recently reversed a lower court’s decision to bar a company from joining a property dispute.

Property appraisal case between Palm Beach County homeowners, appraiser continues

Charmaine Little Jun. 15, 2017, 3:02pm

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A case between homeowners and an appraiser over a home's value continues an appeals court gave its opinion May 31.

Florida foreclosure case on hold until bank can prove interest, escrow amounts

Charmaine Little Jun. 14, 2017, 2:29pm

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A foreclosure filed by Citimortgage Inc. on a Florida couple's property has been sent back to a lower court by the 4th District Court of Appeal, according to the May 31 opinion.

Florida doctor loses lawsuit seeking reappointment

Charmaine Little Jun. 13, 2017, 3:30pm

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — A Florida doctor’s request for reappointment in a local hospital was dismissed by the 4th District Court of Appeal.

Appeals court rules in case between MDVIP, widower

Charmaine Little Jun. 12, 2017, 3:18pm

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The 4th District Court of Appeal has reversed and remanded proceedings in a case involving a widower and a doctors' network organization, according to a May 31 opinion.

Florida subcontractor loses case against FAC, goes into default

Charmaine Little Jun. 9, 2017, 1:43pm

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A subcontracted worker in Florida lost his appeal in a default that was entered against him, according to an opinion by the 4th District Court of Appeal.

Appeals court: Physician should have exhausted all options in Lawnwood Medical Center reappointment

Charmaine Little Jun. 9, 2017, 1:17pm

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — A physician in Florida has fought a hospital’s decision not to reappoint him based on the fourth district court of appeals May 31 opinion.

Florida appeals court reverses decision in case over 12-year-old judgment

Charmaine Little Jun. 5, 2017, 2:09pm

DAYTONA BEACH — Florida's 5th District Court of Appeal recently issued a mixed ruling in a case in which a creditor is attempting to collect on a 12-year-old judgment.

Florida attorney says failing to admit ownership of funds common in divorce cases

Charmaine Little Jun. 2, 2017, 1:23pm

BROWARD COUNTY — A Coral Gables attorney has shed light on a financial factor of divorce proceedings.

Pembroke Pines attorney files motion for rehearing after appeals court ruling on assets in divorce case

Charmaine Little Jun. 2, 2017, 12:45pm

WEST PALM BEACH – A Pembroke Pines divorce attorney has filed a motion for rehearing after the 4th District Court of Appeal sided with a wife when it came to stocks ownership.

4th District Court of Appeal rules to distribute stocks, remands alimony claim

Charmaine Little May 29, 2017, 2:34pm

BROWARD COUNTY — The 4th District Court of Appeal has found in favor of a Florida woman in a divorce case regarding stocks and remanded an alimony claim to a lower court, according to the recent opinion.