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Filing # 162200613 E-Filed 12/01/2022 02:30:01 PM

EXHIBIT C

Filing # 129041728 E-Filed 06/18/2021 12:21:11 PM

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. CACE19025141

DIVISION 03

JUDGE Nicholas Lopane

Human Rights Defense Center, Inc.
Plaintiff(s) / Petitioner(s)
v.
Centurion of Florida, LLC, et al
Defendant(s) / Respondent(s)
____________________________/

ORDER DENYING DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS AND ISSUING AN
ALTERNATE WRIT OF MANDAMUS
THIS CAUSE came before the Court upon Defendants’/Respondents’ Motion to Dismiss
Complaint and Petition for Mandamus. The Court, having reviewed the motion and the
corresponding response and reply, having heard the argument of counsel, and otherwise being
fully advised of the premises, hereby ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that:
1. Defendants Centurion of Florida, LLC and MHM Health Professionals, LLC Motion to
Dismiss Complaint and Petition for Mandamus is DENIED.
The Court has considered the Complaint/Petition filed pursuant to Rule 1.630, Florida Rules of
Civil Procedure and/or Rule 9.100, Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure. After reviewing the
Complaint/Petition, the Court finds that it shows a preliminary basis for relief and hereby issues
an alternative writ of mandamus. Therefore, it is further ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that:
2. Defendants/Respondents shall within thirty (30) calendar days of this order, show cause
why Plaintiff/Petitioner’s petition should not be granted. See Brown v. State, 93 So. 3d
1194 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012); Miami-Dade Cnty. Bd. of Cnty. Comm’rs v. An Accountable
Miami-Dade, 208 So.3d 724, 732-33 (Fla. 3d DCA 2016); Radford v. Brock, 914 So.2d

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1066, 1068-69 (Fla. 2d DCA 2005). The Response must address the allegations
made in the Petition/Complaint and include all documents or factual support
necessary to establish the validity of the actions challenged by the
Plaintiff/Petitioner. To the extent that no cause exists to deny Plaintiff/Petitioner
access to the public records at issue, then Defendants/Respondents shall forthwith
produce the requested records subject to any statutory exemptions or appropriate
redactions. If Plaintiff/Petitioner chooses to file a Reply to Defendants/Respondents’
Response, then it shall have thirty (30) calendar days after receipt of
Defendant/Respondent’s Response to file its Reply to the same. The parties shall
thereafter coordinate to set the matter for a case management conference on the Court’s
docket for purposes of scheduling an evidentiary hearing on any disputed factual issues
or other deadlines.
DONE and ORDERED in Chambers, at Broward County, Florida on 06-18-2021.

CACE19025141 06-18-2021 10:55 AM
Hon. Nicholas Lopane
CIRCUIT JUDGE
Electronically Signed by Nicholas Lopane
Copies Furnished To:
Daniel Marshall , E-mail : dmarshall@hrdc-law.org
Daniel Marshall , E-mail : dmarshall@humanrightsdefensecenter.org
Diana Evans , E-mail : dnevans@bradley.com
Eric Taylor , E-mail : erictaylor1970@yahoo.com
Eric Taylor , E-mail : etaylor@humanrightsdefensecenter.org
Masimba Mutamba Mutamba , E-mail : mmutamba@pbcgov.org
Robert C. Mayfield , E-mail : mnewman@bradley.com
Robert C. Mayfield , E-mail : cmayfield@bradley.com
Robert C. Mayfield , E-mail : lallmond@bradley.com
Sabarish P Neelakanta , E-mail : sabarish@msn.com
Sabarish P Neelakanta , E-mail : sab@spnlawfirm.com
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