• Inverse Condemnation: landowner entitled to money damages from state for inverse condemnation resulting from newly enacted law restricting landowner’s use of equipment and improvements made to further a now restricted business purpose -- State of Florida v Stephen D. Basford d/b/a Basford Farms, No. 1D12-4106 (Fla. 1st DCA July 24, 2013) (affirmed)
  • Inverse Condemnation: cause of action for inverse condemnation resulting from new law accrues when new law becomes enforceable and not when law is enacted -- State of Florida v Stephen D. Basford d/b/a Basford Farms, No. 1D12-4106 (Fla. 1st DCA July 24, 2013) (affirmed)
  • Jurisdiction: after final judgment rendered, trial court loses jurisdiction over action except to enforce judgment(s) or to amend or vacate judgment(s) pursuant to Fla. R. Civ. P. 1.540(b) -- NAFH Nat’l Bank v. Aristizabal, No. 4D13-83 (Fla. 4th DCA July 24, 2013)
  • Judgment: motion to vacate or set aside judgment for “intrinsic fraud” (i.e. judgment rendered on fraudulent instruments or false testimony), pursuant to Fla. R. Civ. P. 1.540(b), must be brought within 1 year from entry of judgment -- NAFH Nat’l Bank v. Aristizabal, No. 4D13-83 (Fla. 4th DCA July 24, 2013)
  • Attorneys’ Fees: defendant not considered “prevailing party” entitled to recover fees when plaintiff voluntarily dismissed action after dispute became moot and where proceeding would have been “waste of resources” -- Tubbs v. Mechanik Nuccio Hearne & Wester, P.A., No. 2D12-1177 (Fla. 2d DCA July 26, 2013)