Tag Archives: Motion to Dismiss

Be Careful What You Ask For

By Robin Bresky |

“Be Careful What You Ask For” or “Read The Contract Before You Sign It”: Third DCA Reverses For Enforcement Of Forum Selection Clause In Contract Despite Drafting Party’s Claim Of Mistake Espresso Disposition Corp. 1 v. Santana Sales & Marketing Group, Inc., 3D12-1147 The parties signed an agreement, drafted by Santana, with a forum… Read More »

Fourth DCA Rules in Favor of Homeowner and against Major Bank

By Robin Bresky |

McLean v. JP Morgan Chase Bank Case No. 4D10-3429 Chase filed a foreclosure action against McLean alleging that, as the legal and/or equitable owner and holder of the Note and Mortgage, it had the right to enforce the loan because McLean defaulted under the note and mortgage. Chase asserted that it could not obtain… Read More »

Entitlement to Attorneys’ Fees Awarded Following Grant of Motion to Dismiss

By Robin Bresky |

Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.400(b) states: A motion for attorneys’ fees may be served not later than the time for service of the reply brief and shall state the grounds on which recovery is sought. The assessment of attorneys’ fees may be remanded to the lower tribunal. If attorney’s fees are assessed by… Read More »