TORTS: FRAUD: UNDUE INFLUENCE: EQUITABLE RESCISSION; CIVIL PROCEDURE: PERSONAL JURISDICTION: ALLEGATION THAT FOREIGN DEFENDANT WAS SUI JURIS WAS INSUFFICIENT TO PLEAD A PREDICATE FOR PERSONAL JURISDICTION: ALLEGATION THAT CONTRACT WAS FRAUDULENTLY ASSIGNED TO A THIRD PARTY DID NOT ALLEGE A BREACH OF CONTRACT IN FLORIDA: COMPLAINT DID NOT ALLEGE SUFFICIENT MINIMUM CONTACTS WITH FLORIDA: PLAINTIFF’S FAILURE TO FILE SWORN PROOF IN OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT’S SUFFICIENT AFFIDAVIT REQUIRED DISMISSAL; APPEALS: RECORD ON APPEAL: TRANSCRIPT OF HEARING WAS UNNECESSARY BECAUSE FACTS WERE NOT IN DISPUTE AND DE NOVO STANDARD OF REVIEW APPLIED

Rollet v. de Bizemont, ___ So. 3d ___, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D627 (Fla. 3d DCA March 11, 2015)

The plaintiff brought an action for equitable rescission of an assignment of a contract for the purchase of a condominium unit in Florida. The parties were citizens of France residing in Dubai. The appellate court reversed an order denying the defendant’s … Click To Read Full Case Law Review...