The Florida Supreme Court has called for initial arguments in a case that could have a far- reaching liability impact on survivors of mass shootings, including those who survived last year's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre.
Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal News
Appeals court reverses order that denied fees to two South Florida attorneys in condo association dispute
WEST PALM BEACH – Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal recently said the Palm Beach County Circuit Court erred when it denied a petition filed by two South Florida attorneys for fees regarding a condominium association dispute.
WEST PALM BEACH – The District Court of Appeal of Florida Fourth District upheld the 15th Judicial Circuit Court Palm Beach County’s decision to enforce a permanent easement between a shopping center and car dealership, according to an opinion entered Dec. 19.
The District Court of Appeal for the State of Florida in the Fourth District remanded a lower court’s dismissal of a public records case against the Town of Gulf Stream on Oct. 24.
Florida appeals court overturns arbitration order for parents of child injured in sports competition
WEST PALM BEACH — A unanimous decision on Sept. 12 by the Fourth District Court of Appeal for the State of Florida has overturned a lower court decision in the case of an injured minor.
WEST PALM BEACH — Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals has ruled that the trial court erred in granting summary judgment to the School Board of Broward County, in a case alleging sexual harassment by a Broward County school principal.
WEST PALM BEACH — Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court decision to grant an aviation finance company substitute service in a suit against a Panamanian company and its Venezuelan agent.
A lawsuit filed by several homeowners alleging construction defects will continue, an appellate court ruled.
The city of West Palm Beach successfully appealed a ruling granting an environmental resource permit for a road extension near the Grassy Waters Preserve.
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.
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.