LISTEN LIVE

1st District Court of Appeal

Tampa businessman Joe Redner has lost the latest round in his attempt to grow his own medical marijuana for juicing.

Department Of Health Gets Win In Trauma Case

Nov 14, 2018

A state appeals court Tuesday sided with the Florida Department of Health in a long-running dispute about proposed rules for determining whether trauma centers should be allowed to open --- though a law passed this year largely made the issue moot. 

Court Says Insurer Can’t Be Saddled With ‘Known Loss’

Nov 1, 2018

An appeals court Wednesday ruled that an insurer shouldn’t have to pay a claim under a workers’ compensation insurance policy that was written hours after a piece of heavy machinery ran over a construction worker’s foot. 

Court Keeps Scott Records Ruling On Hold

Sep 19, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday received a legal ruling that will at least temporarily allow him to keep from turning over his calendar --- including information about fundraising events and where he will reside at night --- to a health-care organization.

Court Says ‘pre-reveal’ Games Are Illegal Slot Machines

Aug 31, 2018

Siding with state regulators, an appeals court Thursday ruled that controversial electronic games played in bars and other establishments are illegal slot machines.

Ruling Throws Cold Water On Smokable Pot Case

Jul 5, 2018

Chiding a judge who sided with sick patients and saying plaintiffs likely won’t win on the merits of the case, an appellate court on Tuesday refused to allow smokable medical marijuana while a legal fight continues to play out.

Fast Track Rejected In Marijuana Growing Case

Jun 28, 2018

Similar to a decision in another case involving whether patients should be able to smoke medical marijuana, an appeals court this week refused to quickly send to the Florida Supreme Court a dispute about growing medical marijuana. 

Court Backs Stripping Doctor's License

Jun 26, 2018

In a legal dispute that focused on an accused doctor’s right to remain silent, an appeals court has upheld the license revocation of a South Florida physician who punctured internal organs of two patients while performing liposuction procedures.

Appeals Court Blocks ‘Homegrown’ Marijuana Ruling

May 2, 2018

Siding with the state Department of Health, an appeals court Tuesday at least temporarily blocked a Tampa businessman from being able to grow marijuana as he seeks to prevent a relapse of lung cancer.

Court Backs Hospital On Shielding Medical Documents

Oct 29, 2015

More than a decade after Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment expanding access to records in medical-malpractice cases, an appeals court Wednesday sided with a Jacksonville hospital system in a battle about whether federal law shields some documents from disclosure.