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Recent Appellate Success

Progressive American Ins. Co. v. Broward Ins. Recovery Center, LLC, a/a/o Shannon Griffith

Case: Progressive American Ins. Co. v. Broward Ins. Recovery Center, LLC, a/a/o Shannon Griffith Venue: Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, Appellate Division Alexandra Valdes of CSK’s Miami office obtained a per curiam Final Order Granting Petition for Writ of Certiorari, which quashed a county court order denying the insurer’s motion to compel appraisal in a windshield litigation Read More…

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Whitfield v. Southern-Owners Insurance Company

Case: Whitfield v. Southern-Owners Insurance Company Venue: First District Court of Appeal Scott Cole of CSK’s Miami office obtained a per curiam affirmance of the trial court’s denial of the plaintiff/appellant’s Motion to File Second Amended Complaint to add counts for statutory bad faith pursuant to their previously filed uninsured motorist claim. The defendant/appellee successfully Read More…

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Griffiths v. Del Prado Retail Center, LLC

Case: Griffiths v. Del Prado Retail Center, LLC Venue: Second District Court of Appeal Mark D. Tinker of CSK’s Tampa office obtained an affirmance of a defense judgment in a retail wrongful death/negligent security case. An unknown assailant shot and killed the decedent while in the shopping plaza, and the estate appealed claiming that the Read More…

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Bless v. Echo Group Holdings

Case: Bless v. Echo Group Holdings Venue: Second District Court of Appeal Lissette Gonzalez of CSK’s Miami office and Mark Tinker of CSK’s Tampa office obtained an affirmance of a final summary judgment entered in favor of the defendant/appellee insurance company in an action concerning a coverage dispute and breach of contract claim. The defendant/appellee Read More…

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Sturgill v. Lucas, et al.

Case: Sturgill v. Lucas, et al. Venue: Second District Court of Appeal Lissette Gonzalez of CSK’s Miami office and Mark Tinker of CSK’s Tampa office obtained an affirmance of a final summary judgment entered in favor of the defendant/appellee in a negligence action arising from a roadway accident. The defendant/appellee successfully argued that the plaintiff/appellant Read More…

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AGM Development II, LLC v. Tower East Incorporated

Case: AGM Development II, LLC v. Tower East Incorporated Venue: Third District Court of Appeal Thomas L. Hunker and Michael A. Rosenberg of CSK’s Plantation office obtained an affirmance of a dismissal of a counterclaim filed by a unit owner against a condominium association in retaliation for the association filing an action to foreclose on Read More…

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Rodrigues v. Faassen

Case: Rodrigues v. Faassen Venue: Fourth District Court of Appeal Alexandra Valdes of CSK’s Miami office obtained a per curiam affirmance of a final summary judgment entered in favor of a homeowner on claims of negligence and vicarious liability brought by the employee of an independent contractor hired by the homeowner to remodel the homeowner’s Read More…

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Young & Son, Inc. d/b/a Young’s Contracting v. Midsouth Paving, Inc.

Case: Young & Son, Inc. d/b/a Young’s Contracting v. Midsouth Paving, Inc. Venue: First District Court of Appeal Lissette Gonzalez of CSK’s Miami office obtained an affirmance of the trial court’s denial of the plaintiff/appellant’s Petition for Judicial Relief from Arbitration. The defendant/appellee successfully argued that trial court properly denied the Petition and ordered that Read More…

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Keys Country Resort, LLC v. 1733 Overseas Highway, LLC

Case: Keys Country Resort, LLC v. 1733 Overseas Highway, LLC Venue: Third District Court of Appeal Thomas L. Hunker and Michael A. Rosenberg of CSK’s Fort Lauderdale West office obtained the dismissal of an appeal of a trial court order denying the plaintiff/appellant’s motion to lift a stay order. The defendant/appellee successfully argued that the Read More…

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Araujo v. Winn-Dixie Supermarkets

Case: Araujo v. Winn-Dixie Supermarkets Venue: Third District Court of Appeal Therese A. Savona of CSK’s Orlando office obtained an affirmance of a jury verdict in favor of Winn-Dixie Supermarkets in a slip and fall case. In its written Opinion, the appellate court addressed several issues that occurred during the trial, including comments during opening Read More…

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