• Daniel v. Bremen-Bowdon Investment Co.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-22
    Practice Area: Attorney Compensation | Employment Litigation
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Goss
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Perkins, (Perkins Studdard LLC), Carrollton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Adam Grafton, (Bovis, Kyle & Burch, LLC), Atlanta, Lauren Julian Loeb, (State Board of Workers' Compensation), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1764

    Injury That Occurred While Employee Was Leaving Employer's Property During Regularly Scheduled Lunch Break Was Not Compensable Under Workers' Compensation Act

  • State of Georgia v. Ronald Wyttenbach et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-22
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Penny Hannah, (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, Shalen Nelson, Lori Cheatham, (Special Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, Marietta, Annette Cowart, (Georgia Department of Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Josie Redwine, (Attorney at Law), Marietta, for appellee. James Outman, (Law Office of James B. Outman, LLC), Atlanta, Josie Redwine, (Attorney at Law), Marietta, Catherine Lerow, Marietta, Christine Triebsch, (Christine A. Triebsch, P.C.), Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A1914

    Superior court had no authority to award physical custody of two minor children or to split their physical and legal custody.

  • Kershaw et al. v. Princeton Properties Management, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-22
    Practice Area: Personal Injury
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Markle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Scott Hart, (The Hart Law Firm), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Justin Kreindel, (Fowler, Hein, Cheatwood & Williams, P. A.), Atlanta, James Williams, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1842

    Case remanded for trial court to fulfill gatekeeper role regarding expert witness affidavit requirements

  • Ortega et al. v. Coffey et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-22
    Practice Area: Personal Injury
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Dewey Hayes, (Dewey N. Hayes, Jr., P.C.), Douglas, Ashleigh Madison, (Southeast Law, LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Emily Hancock, Richard Strickland, Sean Scally, (Brown, Readdick, Bumgartner, Carter, Strickland, and Watkins), Brunswick, Moses Kim, (The Moses Firm), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1662

    County road superintendent is immune from liability for tort injuries, but emergency medical services entity is not

  • Williams v. Murrell et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-21
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Rouse, (Rouse + Copeland LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patrick Arndt, Robert Goldstucker, (Nall, Miller, LLP), Atlanta, Wade Herring, Heather Hammonds, (Hunter, MaClean, Exley & Dunn, P.C.), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0559

    NO expert affidavit required to support a fraud complaint against a medical practitioner

  • Woods v. Stonecipher

    Publication Date: 2019-03-21
    Practice Area: Trusts and Estates
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Thomas Lindsay, (Townley & Lindsay, LLC), Rossville, appellant.
    for defendant: Adam Cathey, (Law Office of Adam C. Cathey), Ringgold, for appellee. Zenade Blalock, Rossville, Robert Stultz, (Attorney at Law), Ft. Oglethorpe, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A2104

    Estate liable for mortgage debt on a house that passed to a surviving tenant outside of a will

  • Pierson v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-03-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bernard Brody, (Brody Law Firm), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Julia Slater, (District Attorney), Columbus, William Lisenby, (Attorney at Law), Hamilton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1460

    Court affirms sexual assault convictions of former county sheriff's deputy

  • Nayyar et al. v. Bhatia

    Publication Date: 2019-03-21
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Corporate Governance
    Industry: Retail
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Roy Banerjee, Angelina Kim, (Kumar, Prabhu, Patel & Banerjee, L.L.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Charles Miller, (Charles W. Miller, P.C.), Columbus, John Kennedy, (James-Bates-Brannan-Groover, LLP), Macon, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1968

    No trial court error in appointing a receiver for a business that was subject to a partnership dispute.

  • Glover v. Atkinson-Sneed, et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-20
    Practice Area: Discovery | Medical Malpractice | Personal Injury
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Keishan Davis, Kwame Townes, (Townes, Davis & Associates, LLC), Tucker, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patrick Arndt, Robert Goldstucker, (Nall & Miller, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1565

    Medical Practice Plaintiff's Treating Physician Could Not Testify as to Standard of Care Issues

  • Freeman Lomax et al. v. The Kroger Company

    Publication Date: 2019-03-20
    Practice Area: Personal Injury | Premises Liability
    Industry: Real Estate | Retail
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Baskin, (The Baskin Law Group, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Douglas Wilde, (Attorney at Law), Tyrone, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1491

    Evidence Could Support Jury Conclusion That Owner Had Constructive Knowledge of Slip-And-Fall Hazard