• Arbitration: buyer’s action for fraudulent misrepresentation against seller of real property was within scope of arbitration provision in purchase contract that included all claims “arising out of or relating to” the transaction or contract Jackson v. Shakespeare Found., Inc., No. SC11-1196 (Fla. Jan. 31, 2013) (quashing decision of district court of appeal)
  • Foreclosure: court erred in entering final judgment of foreclosure pursuant to show cause mechanism of F.S. § 702.10(1) where defendant established cause in timely filed motion to dismiss BarrNunn, LLC v. Talmer Bank & Trust, No. 2D12-446 (Fla. 2d DCA Feb. 1, 2013) (reversing final judgment of foreclosure)
  • Inverse Condemnation: landowner’s claim for inverse condemnation failed ripeness test where landowner’s plat application was not meaningful application to city, city commission’s vote denying petition lacked requisite finality, and landowner failed to demonstrate that submission of additional application for plat design approval would have been futile Alachua Land Investors, LLC v. City of Gainesville, No. 1D11-6579 (Fla. 1st DCA Jan. 31, 2013) (affirming final judgment in favor of city)