Appeals

“Sometimes, the only way to pursue your rights is through an appeal to a higher court.”

Cullin O’Brien, LLC, 2015

Cullin O’Brien has experience litigating cases in federal and state appellate courts. Some examples include:

    • All Family Clinic of Daytona Beach, Inc. v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 448 Fed. Appx. 906 (11th Cir. Fla. 2011) (affirming district court summary judgment order in “no fault” insurance case)

 

    • Velazquez v. City of Hialeah, 484 F.3d 1340 (11th Cir. Fla. 2007)(reversing district court summary judgment order in police officer excessive force case)

 

    • Fitzpatrick v. General Mills, 635 F.3d 1279 (11th Cir. 2011)(approving class certification of false advertising case)

 

    • Ehrlich v. Phase Forward, 80 Mass. App. Ct. 671 (Mass. Ct. App. 2011) (breach of fiduciary duties in corporate merger)

 

    • Serchay v. State Farm, 25 So. 3d 652 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010)(construing statute regarding insurance premium discount for windstorm-mitigating hip roof)

 

    • Smith v. Wrigley, No. 10-15698 (11th Cir. Mar. 16, 2011) (defeated appeal by objector to $7 million settlement)

 

    • Kindred Spirits v. Crosby, 1D05-189 (Fla. 1st DCA Sept. 27, 2005) (challenge to prison inmate canteen fee)

 

    • Amicus brief. Nationwide v. AFO71 So. 3d 134 (Fla. 2d DCA 2011) (no fault law construction)

 

    • Weinstein v. Edwards, No. 4D-14-0094, 2015 WL 632095, at *1 (Fla. 4th DCA Feb. 12, 2015) (defeated appeal by settlement objector)

 

 

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