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TALLAHASSEE — A Florida appeals court has ruled a trial court erred in its decision to dismiss a slip and fall suit against Applebee's because the plaintiff's amended complaint, which contained a new cause of action, was filed past the four-year statute of limitations.
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TALLAHASSEE — Florida's First District Court of Appeal has upheld a Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation's interpretation of what constitutes an "eligible facility" under the state's "slot machines" statue as it relates to Calder Race Course in Miami-Dade County using its slot machine permit through its jai alai or thoroughbred horse racing permit.
TALLAHASSEE -- A three-judge panel for Florida's First District Court of Appeal determined that a woman’s privacy rights weren’t infringed upon when a lawyer met with her doctor about her workers’ compensation claims.
TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — A foreclosure action dismissed as a "sanction" against a bank for not obeying court orders is on its way back to Bay County after a state appeal court reversed the dismissal.
Fear that former partner will turn violent isn't enough for 'dating violence' injunction, appeals court says
In Florida, it is not enough to be afraid that a former dating partner will be violent before a so-called "dating violence" restraining order may be granted, Florida's First District Court of Appea said in a recent opinion.
The Florida First District Court of Appeal ruled May 2 that the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce is exempt from paying property taxes because it is a charitable organization.
TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Pensacola attorney Eugene Keith Polk has been has been suspended following a March 28 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations arising from a criminal appeal, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
Hospitals prevail, as appeals court strikes down proposed new rules for calculating Medicaid reimbursements
Hospitals from throughout Florida have prevailed in their appeal of a state agency's decision to reduce state Medicaid reimbursement rates, as a state appeals court said the agency never established how the new reimbursement rules would accomplish the cost-cutting goals desired by state legislators.
Appeals court: Man who wrecked girlfriend's car while fleeing cops owes market value, not outstanding loan balance
A man who wrecked his ex-girlfriend's Toyota Yaris while fleeing police in 2016 must pay only the vehicle's fair market value and not the upside-down loan still owned to a bank, a state appeals court has ruled.
Appeals panel: Judge erred in allowing contract suit to proceed vs MBC Gospel Network despite lack of original note
A Florida state appeals panel says a Leon County judge ignored the law when she allowed Florida's News Channel to continue with a contract lawsuit against Christian TV programmer MBC Gospel Network, even though the plaintiff couldn't produce an original copy of the promissory note at the heart of the controversy.