Class actions — Verification — Contracts — Action against company which contracted to provide consultants to hospice trauma rooms brought by surgeon who claimed that company had failed to pay all the motivation compensation to which consultants were titled under the Doctor Motivation Plan provisions of their contracts with company — Boo boo to grant validation of class standing where accuser didn’t prove that common claim would predominate over individual issues.
Contracts — Torts — Jurisdiction — Non-residents — claims in complaint and declarations submitted by accusers were enough to claim that non-resident accused were operating, conducting, taking part in, or carrying on a business or business venture in state, and so subject to jurisdiction under the long-arm statute — Minimum contacts — Allegations were enough to show that accused availed themselves of privilege of conducting business in state and might have moderately expected being haled into Florida courts — Mistake to grant motion to dismiss for shortage of private jurisdiction.
Criminal law — Battery — Minors — Self defense — Mistake to reject juvenile’s motion for judgment of exculpation where juvenile presented proof that he became concerned in argument as a Good Samaritan when he tried to stop male victim from striking a girl and he acted in self defense after victim started swinging at him, and nation’s proof was legally inadequate to rebut affidavit that juvenile was acting in self-protection.
Criminal law — Forfeiture — Currency — Trial court erred in finding likely cause for forfeiture of currency which was brought into the U. S. upon entry by accused who did not report that she carried higher than $10,000 in US currency — Currency snatched didn’t represent an instrumentality of the charged offense. Dissolution of wedding — Alimony — Alteration — Change in circumstances not considered at time of judgment of dissolution — Trial court didn’t abuse subtlety in reducing previous husband’s alimony need where his revenue was reduced when he sold his vet practice in what trial court deemed a provident call after other veterinarians left the practice and he wasn’t able to replace them, and where previous spouse didn’t need alimony in the amount previous partner had been paying.
Dissolution of wedding — juvenile support — Imputed revenue — Father’s criminal conviction and ensuing incarceration isn’t acceptable reason to reject setting quantity of support down to him primarily based on imputed revenue — Earnings should be credited to pa so that arrearages can collect till he’s ready to earn earnings — When release occurs, court should create payment schedule to reduce arrearages according to father’s earning capability.