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Knauf Plasterboard avoids second punitive damage ruling

By Charmaine Little | Jun 16, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 16, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 16, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 15, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 15, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 15, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 15, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 14, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 13, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 12, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 9, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 9, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 5, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 2, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 2, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | May 29, 2017

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.

Florida appeals court reverses judgment that borrower in foreclosure case committed technical error

By Charmaine Little | May 22, 2017

BROWARD COUNTY — Florida's 4th District Court of Appeal recently reversed a lower court decision that had said a borrower in a foreclosure case had committed a "technical breach."

93-year-old Florida woman takes action against real estate brokerage firm

By Charmaine Little | May 18, 2017

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A 93-year-old woman in Florida has partially won a property dispute against her real estate agents, according to an opinion from Florida's 4th District Court of Appeal.

Appeals court rules Florida man will receive half of combined assets

By Charmaine Little | May 18, 2017

BROWARD COUNTY — Florida's 4th District Court of Appeal has ruled that an unmarried Florida couple will split combined assets in a case over a property the pair owned together.

Appeals court decides foreclosure case should be reheard

By Charmaine Little | May 8, 2017

BROWARD COUNTY — A Florida woman’s foreclosure case will be reheard after Florida's 4th District Court of Appeal overturned a lower court's dismissal of the case.

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