APPEALS

United Automobile Insurance Co. v. Countyline Chiropractic Center, ___ So. 2d ___, 34 Fla. L. Weekly D205 (Fla. 4th DCA 5/6/09)

The circuit court, sitting in its appellate capacity, departed from the essential requirements of law by dismissing an appeal because of the appellant’s failure to serve its initial brief within the time ordered by the court.  The appellant … Click To Read Full Case Law Review...

FOREIGN JUDGMENTS; STAY PENDING APPEAL

Tettamanti v. Opcion Sociedad Anonima, ___ So. 2d___, 34 Fla. L. Weekly D917 (Fla. 3d DCA 5/6/09)

The judgment debtor obtained a stay pending appeal after the trial court domesticated an Argentine judgment.  The stay was based upon Section 55.607, Florida Statutes, which authorizes a stay pending the appeal of a foreign judgment if the judgment has been stayed by … Click To Read Full Case Law Review...