WEST PALM BEACH –A Florida appeals court recently reversed a trial court’s order that denied the dismissal of a company’s responsibility in a mesothelioma case due to lack of jurisdiction.
Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal News
An appellate court allowed the release of additional video footage of the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but later delayed the decision.
WEST PALM BEACH – A state appeals court panel recently affirmed a lower court's decision to grant summary judgment in a Palm Beach firefighter's defamation suit against town officials.
WEST PALM BEACH – The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal recently reversed a jury’s verdict that found a physician was negligent in his supervision of an advanced practice nurse practitioner (ARNP) and ordered a new trial in the suit related to a patient’s death at a drug detoxification facility.
An appeals court ruled that an arbitration clause in a contract was unenforceable and reversed an order dismissing a legal malpractice case.
Appeals panel remands auto negligence case for new trial, agrees trial court erred in seating biased juror
WEST PALM BEACH – A panel of judges for Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal recently agreed that a Broward County court erred in denying a challenge for cause to a prospective juror.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A Florida appeals court has ruled in favor of Broward County hospital in a medical malpractice lawsuit.
WEST PALM BEACH --- The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has ordered a trial court in Tampa to enter an order of involuntary dismissal concerning a suit filed against Isaiah and Shatika Spencer to foreclose on their home.
The 4th District Court of Appeals reversed a slander of title ruling and money lent judgment made by Broward County Circuit Court for the 17th Judicial Circuit in favor of Lenos Trigeorgis and against his son, George Trigeorgis.
Florida court finds government violated developer’s rights under Ben J. Harris Act
The 4th District Court of Appeal has remanded a case involving a slip-and-fall claim at a Walmart, and the order could affect the plaintiff's award for medical expenses.
Florida's 4th District Court of Appeal denied a motion for a rehearing and withdrew its previous opinion in a case over the proper way to alter a property's landscaping.
The 4th District Court of Appeal has reversed a more than $400,000 award and remanded a case in which a former Tequesta dispatcher alleged that the local police chief groped her at a private party.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal panel gave no love in a Valentine's Day appeal against a school district.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Yehuda Balva recently won an appeal of an amended final judgment of foreclosure in favor of Ontario Wealth Management Corporation, reinforcing a positive trend in consumer protection in the court system.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Civil forfeiture, a major issue in today's legal world, is challenging courts to decide whether examples of law enforcement actions constitute overreach when complicated claims to money and valuables are involved.
Broward Circuit Court has personal jurisdiction in dental breach of contract case, appeals court rules
A Florida circuit court has jurisdiction in a breach-of-contract case involving a dentist and his two Texas practices because they had business arrangements in the Sunshine State but their contacts provided for venue in another state, a state appeals court recently ruled.
A state appeals court kept an age discrimination case against Broward County Sheriff Scott J. Israel alive on the same day as the Parkland school shooting, which his department responded to.
WEST PALM BEACH – Three judges from the Florida’s 4th District Court of Appeal reversed and remanded a $10.5 million jury wrongful death verdict against two tobacco companies.
A foreclosure defense attorney is concerned that a "shift" in foreclosure laws serves banks more than homeowners after a foreclosure appeal in the 4th District Court of Appeal ended in a bank's favor.