Florida 4th District Court of Appeal News

4th District Court of Appeals rules in case over defective home construction

By Angela Underwood | Mar 28, 2018

A 4th District Court of Appeal has ruled on an appeal that raised 10 issues.

Appeals court remands case involving Renaissance Charter School

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 5, 2018

In the case of Renaissance Charter School against the School Board of Palm Beach County, the 4th District Court of Appeals has said the charter school hasn’t proven it meets the standards for such a school.

Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal reverses ruling in street racing case

By Angela Underwood | Aug 3, 2017

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has reversed and remanded a motorcycle accident case back to a trial court.

Decision by Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal not likely to change arbitration clauses

By John Revak | Aug 2, 2017

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has enforced an arbitration clause in a lawsuit between Pompano Rehab Center and Mercedes Nesbeth, an ex-resident. Nesbeth’s daughter, Marjorie Irving, filed the suit on behalf of her deceased mother.

Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal grants rehearing in fraud case

By Todd Barnett | Aug 1, 2017

A Florida appeals court has granted a motion for rehearing in the state attorney general's fraud case against a Broward County foreclosure relief company and its top officer.

Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal rules ex-wife cannot recover court costs from ex-husband's current wife

By Todd Barnett | Aug 1, 2017

The former wife of a Fort Lauderdale man has lost her bid in a Florida appeals court to force her ex-husband’s new wife to pay legal fees stemming from an effort to recover past-due alimony

Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal rules in favor of City of Pompano Beach in land-lease dispute

By Laura Halleman | Jul 31, 2017

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has overturned a decision on a land-lease agreement between Nancy Beatty and the City of Pompano Beach, instead ruling in the city’s favor.

Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal decision paves way for Sears to sublease part of store

By David Hutton | Jul 28, 2017

For a retailer with little to cheer about, a decision by Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal was a home run for Sears, Roebuck & Co., overturning a lower court ruling in favor of Gardens Mall and the City of Palm Beach Gardens and paving the way for the store to sublease the second floor of its store to a sporting goods chain.

Dispute over divorced couple's assets continues after ruling by Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal

By Charmaine Little | Jul 24, 2017

A divorced couple is still having trouble with divvying up their assets, according to a July 5 opinion by the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeals.

Florida Supreme Court finds cap on medical negligence award unconstitutional

By Kacie Whaley | Jul 17, 2017

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court affirmed the 4th District Court of Appeal's decision to deem a statute unconstitutional that would cap noneconomic damages in a personal injury case.

Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal says 'no evidence' that man stalked his ex

By Charmaine Little | Jun 22, 2017

A Florida appeals court recently reversed a lower court's decision to grant a woman a protective order from a man she had accused of stalking.

Wells Fargo Bank wins appeal in foreclosure case

By Charmaine Little | Jun 21, 2017

Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal recently ruled against a Florida homeowner in a foreclosure case.

Widower 'extremely disappointed' with Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal ruling

By Charmaine Little | Jun 20, 2017

A Florida widower is displeased with the decision of Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals in a negligence lawsuit concerning his late wife.

Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal partially grants woman's petition to avoid mental health evaluation

By Charmaine Little | Jun 16, 2017

A Florida appeals court partially granted a Florida woman’s petition to prevent her from undergoing a four-hour mental health examination and present records of events that occurred while she was at work.

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.

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