• Patterson et al. v. Kevon, LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-10-18
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Blakely Frye, Travis Cashbaugh, (Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Pamela Lee, (Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A0399

    Court Adopts Supreme Court Ruling and Reverses Grant of Summary Judgment in Negligence Case

  • Coffee v. The State.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-18
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sandra Dawson, (The Law Office of Sandra Dawson), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Darius Pattillo, Sharon Hopkins, (Henry County District Attorney's Office), McDonough, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0960

    Defendant's conviction reversed and remanded where he was denied his right to an impartial jury panel.

  • Fulton County School District d/b/a Fulton County Schools or Fulton County School System v. Jenkins.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-18
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Melody Bray, Brandon Moulard, (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Steel, (Steel and Moss, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Marilyn McDaniel, Fairburn, for Other party.

    Case Number: A18A0991

    Statute requiring insurance coverage does not operate as a waiver of sovereign immunity.

  • Atkins v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-10-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bentley Adams, Christina Cribbs, (Ga. Public Defender Council, Columbus Office), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Paul Howard, Arthur Walton, (Assistant District Attorney), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A0240

    Court Adopts Supreme Court Opinion to Vacate Statutory Rape Conviction

  • The Mayor And Aldermen of The City of Garden City v. Harris et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-17
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patrick O'Connor, David Mullens, (Oliver Maner LLP), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Britt, Jeremy McKenzie, (Karsman, McKenzie & Hart), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A16A0945

    Recreational facility owner is shielded from liability to persons who use the facility for free

  • Bernard v. Bernard

    Publication Date: 2018-10-17
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robert Sirianni, (Brownstone Associates, P.A.), Winter Park, for appellant.
    for defendant: Norman Cuadra, (Norman H. Cuadra, P.C.), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1346

    Court Affirms Incarceration of Man for Refusal to Pay Child Support

  • Southwestern Emergency Physicians, P.C., et al. v. Quinney et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-17
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Braintwain, Michael Frankson, Randolph Powell, (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Virgil Adams, Caroline Herrington, (Adams, Jordan & Herrington, PC), Macon, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0871

    Court Affirms Verdict in Favor of Patient Who Suffered Irreversible Paraplegia After Receiving Improper Treatment in Emergency Room

  • Winfrey v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-10-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Steven Sadow, (Attorney At Law), Atlanta, Matthew Winchester (Law Offices of Matthew K. Winchester), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Michael Carlson, John Edwards, Andrew Ekonomou, D. Reynolds, (District Attorney's Office, Cobb Judicial Circuit), Marietta, Atlanta, Donald Geary, (The Geary Law Firm, P.C.), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A16A1609

    Court Adopts Supreme Court Opinion to Reverse Trial Court

  • Grace v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-10-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Rachel Ackley, (Rachel Ackley Law, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Sherry Boston, (Dekalb County District Attorney), Decatur, Deborah Wellborn, (Assistant District Attorney), Decatur, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1255

    Court Affirms Conviction and Sentence of Child Sex Trafficker Sentenced to Life in Prison as a Recidivist

  • Britt v. Jackson et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-16
    Practice Area: Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Howard Stiller, (Howard J. Stiller, P.C.), Albany, Beau Shrable, (The Shrable Law Firm PC), Albany, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Kathleen Turnipseed, (GA Department of Law), Atlanta, Macon, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1190

    Court Affirms Dismissal of Complaint Against Department of Corrections for Negligently Causing Car Accident on Sovereign Immunity Grounds