TALLAHASSEE — The Florida First District Court of Appeal has affirmed a lower court decision against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in a case in which a woman claims the laryngeal cancer she suffered from was caused by cigarettes.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's First District Court of Appeal recently affirmed parts of a lower court decision while reversing the summary judgment from a circuit court judge in a case disputing the future use of land.
TALLAHASSEE — The 1st District Court of Appeal has found that three Florida counties involved in litigation with the Department of Juvenile Justice can move forward with their appeals despite a recent settlement agreement.
TALLAHASSEE —The 1st District Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court ruling that vacated a 2004 adoption because the appellee lacked proper standing to challenge the adoption, according to court records.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Two same sex marriage widowers won a class action ruling for the right to accurate death certificates of spouses that acknowledge their marriage and recognize the surviving spouse, according to court documents March 23.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Lawyers for a Florida man and his adopted son have applauded a First District Court of Appeal ruling upholding the 2004 adoption on grounds the man’s biological son did not have the standing to contest the preceding.
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida 1st District Court of Appeals decided against the plaintiff in a workers-compensation case because he sought to change primary doctors from a family practice physician to an orthopedist.
TALLAHASSEE – Barring emergency circumstances, a Florida court ruled that no extensions will be given in the appeal case looking to overturn a court order that invalidated the approved 14.5 percent rate increase on the state’s workers’ compensation rates.
TALLAHASSEE -- A Florida appellate court confirmed that the Florida Department of Management Services did not err in its decision regarding a major state telecommunications contract that was questioned by AT&T.
TALLAHASEE — Six judges from the First District Court of Appeals are on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. These judges are appointed by the governor and then must stand for merit retention votes one year after their initial appointment, and again every six years.
TALLAHASSEE – A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal upheld an earlier decision by the circuit court that found the Florida Education Association (FEA) and other plaintiffs lacked standing in its attempt to have a state-funded scholarship program declared unconstitutional.