• Brenner v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-05-28
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Scott Drake, (Drake and Estes Law Firm), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Rosanna Szabo, Christopher DeNeve, Brian Whiteside, (Gwinnett County Solicitor-General's Office), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0584

    Defendant Failed to Preserve Basis for His Objection to Testimony or Ruling That Presumably Occurred During Off-the-Record Bench Conference

  • Sturgis v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-05-28
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gray Proctor, (Law Office of Gray Proctor), Richmond, for appellant.
    for defendant: Paul Howard, Richard Caplan, (Office of the Fulton County District Attorney), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0615

    Prior Act Evidence Was Similar Enough to Incident Involving Current Victim to Help Jury Decide Whether Defendant Committed Child Molestation

  • Gwinnett County, GA v. Ashby

    Publication Date: 2020-05-28
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Tuwanda Williams, Tracy Lettsome, (Gwinnett County Law Department), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Semra Kebede, Anthony Showell (Law Office of W. Bryant Green, III, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellee. Craig White, (Skedsvold and White, LLC), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A0602

    Personal Injury Plaintiff Failed to Establish That County Waived its Sovereign Immunity Under the Recreational Property Act

  • Department of Transportation v. Szenczi et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-05-27
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Carr, Keilani Parker, Mary Volkert, (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, Warren Power, (Power & Jaugstetter, P.C.), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Grant McBride, William White, Warren Tillery, (Smith, Welch, Webb & White), McDonough, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1905

    Trial Court Erred by Granting Motion to Set Aside Final Judgment; Property Owner in Condemnation Proceeding Waived Issue of Proper Service

  • Mary Allen Realty & Management, LLC et al. v. Harris et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-05-27
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Landlord Tenant Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Phipps
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Natalie Rowland, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jesse Harris, Arquavious Harris, Lawrenceville, Andria Cox, Lilburn, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0523

    Court Affirms Judgment in Tenants' Favor After Landlord's Pattern of Behavior Rises to a Breach of Implied Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment

  • Ferguson v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-05-27
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Konrad Ziegler, (Lee & Ziegler, LLP), Canton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Leigh Patterson, Finnis Salmon, (Assistant District Attorney), Rome, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0190

    Defendant Failed to Show That Trial Counsel Would Have Succeeded in Suppressing Evidence Had He Pursued Motion to Suppress Evidence; Underlying Warrant Was Valid

  • Fulton County v. Berry

    Publication Date: 2020-05-27
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Employment Litigation
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Dominique Martinez, Patrise Perkins-Hooker, Kaye Burwell, Francesca Black, (Office of the Fulton County Attorney), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: James Radford, (Radford & Keebaugh), Decatur, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0434

    Employee Was Properly Terminated After Finding and Leaving Patient Records in Open Dumpster; Employee Is Not a "Whistleblower'

  • Andriola v. Mounts

    Publication Date: 2020-05-21
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jacqueline Fortier, (Garnett Harrison, P.C.), Kingsland, for appellant.
    for defendant: Mark McManus, (McManus SE GA Law), Brunswick, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0726

    Trial Court Erred in Awarding Attorney Fees Incurred in Defending Contempt Action Without Specifying Statutory Basis or Stating Factual Findings

  • Torres v. City of Jonesboro

    Publication Date: 2020-05-21
    Practice Area: Attorney Compensation | Evidence | Real Estate
    Industry: Legal Services | Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Grant McBride, William White, Warren Tillery, (Smith, Welch, Webb & White), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Winston Denmark, Leonid Felgin, (Fincher Denmark LLC), Atlanta, John O'Neal, Valorri Jones, (Fincher Denmark LLC), Jonesboro, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0731

    Waived Hearsay Evidence Was Admissible to Prove Amount of Attorney Fees Incurred in Defending Condemnation Action

  • The Rainmaker Group Ventures, LLC v. Bellack

    Publication Date: 2020-05-21
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Consulting | Software
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Horst, Christopher Adams, Joshua McLaurin, (Krevolin & Horst, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Cammi Jones, (FisherBroyles LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1093

    Under Delaware Law, Implied Good Faith Covenant Could Not Be Invoked to Override Express Provisions in Contract