Tag Archives: Appealed

Fourth DCA Holds that Florida Statute Commencing Limitations Period for Property Insurance Suit at Date of Loss Does Not Apply Retroactively

By Robin Bresky |

Fourth DCA Holds that Florida Statute Commencing Limitations Period for Property Insurance Suit at Date of Loss Does Not Apply Retroactively Donovan v. Florida Peninsular Ins. Co., 39 Fla. L. Weekly D 1421 (Fla. 4th DCA 2014) The Fourth District Court of Appeal (“DCA”) recently held in favor of a homeowner in a case… Read More »

What’s Good For One Child May Not Be Good For Another. Fourth DCA Affirms Termination of Mother’s Parental Rights to One of Several Children.

By Robin Bresky |

S.L. v. Department of Children & Families Case No. 4D11-3844 The trial court rendered an order terminating a mother’s parental rights to her minor child, S.A. S.A., whose father was serving a long sentence of incarceration, was residing with his half-siblings (the mother’s other children) and their father. The Department had sought to terminate… Read More »

Insureds’ Entitlement to Attorney’s Fees Resolved – Win at the Fourth District Court of Appeal

By Robin Bresky |

Rahabi v. FIGA Case No. 4D10-846* The issue on appeal was whether our clients were entitled to an award of attorney’s fees because FIGA affirmatively denied our clients’ claim under the insurance policy prior to paying the appraisal award. Our clients’ roof was damaged by Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Our clients sought coverage under… Read More »