U.S. Security Insurance Company v. Contreras

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DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA FOURTH DISTRICT January Term 2006 U.S. SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY, Appellant, v. CARMEN MARIA CONTRERAS, as Administrator and Personal Representative of the estate of FLOR TORRES OSTERMAN and guardian for and on behalf of CARMEN LORENA DUARTE, a minor child, as assignee of KENNETH A. WELT, Trustee, Appellee. No. 4D04-1544 [April 5, 2006] PER CURIAM. In case numbers 4D04-1427 and 4D04-4175,1 this court reversed the judgment in favor of U.S. Security Company. We therefore dismiss as moot this appeal of the denial of its motion for attorney s fees under the offer of judgment statute. STONE, GROSS and MAY, JJ., concur. * * * Appeal from the Circuit Court for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, Broward County; Robert B. Carney, Judge; L.T. Case No. 98-2065(04). David B. Pakula of David B. Pakula, P.A., Pembroke Pines, for appellant. Marjorie Gadarian Graham of Marjorie Gadarian Graham, P.A., Palm Beach Gardens, Diego C. Asencio of Diego C. Asencio, P.A., North Palm Contreras v. U.S. Sec. Ins. Co., Nos. 4D04-1427 and 4D04-4175, 2006 WL 708567 (Fla. 4th DCA Mar. 22, 2006). 1 Beach, and Joseph S. Kashi of Sperry, Shapiro & Kashi, P.A., Plantation, for appellee. Not final until disposition of timely filed motion for rehearing. -2-

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