Attorney Chris Carlyle Argues at Florida Supreme Court

Today, Attorney Chris Carlyle presented argument in the high profile case Arch Insurance Company v. Kubicki Draper, LLP. The Florida Supreme Court’s summary of the case appears below: SC19-673 Arch Insurance Company v. Kubicki Draper, LLP Broward County – starts about 9:40 a.m. Arch Insurance Company hired law firm Kubicki Draper to defend an insured…


Mobley v. Homestead Hospital, Inc.

291 So. 3d 987 (Fla. 3d DCA 2019). The Third District Court of Appeal reversed a summary judgment in favor of the Hospital on a statute of limitations defense. A severely disabled child was born, and although his mother sought treatment for his ailments, it was only years later that she learned that they might…


American Southern Home Insurance Company v. Lentini

286 So. 3d 157 (Fla. 2019). In this significant insurance case, the Firm successfully prevailed at the Supreme Court of Florida where it resolved a split between two district courts of appeal. The estate of an insured brought suit seeking uninsured motorist benefits after the insured was killed while riding his motorcycle. The benefits sought…


Nemours Children’s Hospital v. Arroyo

2019 WL 4122102 (Fla. 5th DCA 2019). In the second time this matter has been before the appellate court, the court denied the Petitioner’s petition for writ of certiorari seeking to shield documents from the Respondent by claiming the attorney/client privilege. https://www.5dca.org/content/download/535889/5951651/file/190817_1254_08302019_09083829_i.pdf


Fleming v. Fleming

2019 WL 4063583 (Fla. 1st DCA 2019). In a family law case, attorneys for the firm successfully argued that the amount of attorney’s fees awarded to the former wife was insufficient. https://edca.1dca.org/DCADocs/2017/4580/174580_1286_08292019_09251450_i.pdf


Kvinta v. Kvinta

2019 WL 2651183 (Fla. 5th DCA 2019). In a complex family law matter, the court agreed with the firm’s position on numerous issues in its representation of the former husband. https://www.5dca.org/content/download/528033/5866365/file/171348_1259_06282019_08340940_i.pdf


Higgins v. Higgins

275 So. 3d 204 (Fla. 5th DCA 2019). Attorney Chris Carlyle filed a petition for writ of prohibition seeking disqualification of the trial judge in a family law matter. The trial judge made numerous comments that indicated bias, though the judge denied a motion to disqualify. On appeal, the court granted the petition and required…


Attorney John Bogdanoff argues at Florida Supreme Court

Today, attorney John Bogdanoff (accompanied by attorney Chris Carlyle) argued the case of American Southern Home Insurance Company v. Lentini, Case no. SC18-320. It was a historic day in that, for the first time in 116 years, the Court convened with three new members. The Court agreed to hear the case to resolve a conflict between two…


Clausen v. Clausen

250 So. 3d 873 (Fla. 5th DCA 2018). The firm persuaded the court to reverse and remand the matter to reconsider the award of alimony to the former wife.http://www.5dca.org/Opinions/Opin2018/081318/5D16-4114.op.pdf