2018 WL 2073459. Today, the Florida Supreme Court granted review of Lentini v. American Southern Home Insurance Company, 233 So. 3d 1258 (Fla. 5th DCA 2017). In that case, the Firm persuaded the court to reverse a summary judgment in favor of the insurer in a matter involving the interpretation of Florida’s uninsured motorist statute. The…
Attorney Chris Carlyle was a featured speaker at the Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Section CLE held today in Tampa. The seminar addressed Basic Personal Injury Law, and Mr. Carlyle spoke on appellate issues that arise in the context of personal injury cases.
Attorney Chris Carlyle has been named by the President-Elect of the Florida Bar to the position of Vice Chair of the Appellate Practice Certification Committee for the 2018-2019 Bar year. Mr. Carlyle has been Board Certified in Appellate Practice since 2006.
236 So. 3d 506 (Fla. 5th DCA 2018). Attorney Chris Carlyle succeeded in having the court issue a petition for writ of certiorari challenging a discovery order which required the plaintiff to answer Boecher interrogatories. http://www.5dca.org/Opinions/Opin2018/021218/5D17-2482.op.pdf
233 So. 3d 1258 (Fla. 5th DCA 2017). Attorney John Bogdanoff prevailed for the plaintiff in reversing a summary judgment which found that the insurer was not obligated to provide coverage under a collector vehicle policy. The Fifth District Court of Appeal certified conflict with Martin v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company, 670…
229 So. 3d 892 (Fla. 5th DCA 2017). The firm successfully appealed a final judgment of divorce on behalf of the former wife. Specifically, the court reversed the trial court’s award of alimony, the requirement that she maintain an insurance policy, and that she pay a portion of the former husband’s attorney’s fee. http://www.5dca.org/Opinions/Opin2017/110617/5D17-1370.op.pdf
235 So. 3d 970 (Fla. 1st DCA 2017). The Firm prevailed in having the alimony award to the former wife reversed and remanded for recalculation. https://edca.1dca.org/DCADocs/2016/2264/162264_1286_11062017_08543495_i.pdf
Attorney Chris Carlyle’s article on “Climate Exactions” has been published in the Environmental Law Reporter, a publication of the Environmental Law Institute in conjunction with Vanderbilt University School of Law.
214 So. 3d 789 (Fla. 2d DCA 2017). The Firm persuaded the court to reverse a summary judgment denying a property owner compensation for closure of a grocery store. http://www.2dca.org/opinions/Opinion_Pages/Opinion_Pages_2017/April/April%2005,%202017/2D16-755.pdf