• Carpenter v. McMann et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-22
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Insurance Law | Personal Injury
    Industry: Automotive | Insurance
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Grant
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Erin Smith Corbett, Daniel Bullard, IV, (Bullard & Wangerin, LLP), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Bryan N. Cigelske, (Bryan N. Cigelske PC.), Atlanta, for appellee. William Ray Shelton, Jr., (Progressive Casualty Insurance Co.), Macon, for Other Party.

    Case Number: S17G1894

    Uninsured Motorist Suit Against Doe and Named Defendants Could Be Prosecuted In County Where Accident Occurred

  • Tenet Healthsystem GB, Inc. v. Thomas

    Publication Date: 2018-08-14
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Automotive | Health Care
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Chief Justice Hines
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leah Ward Sears, Edward H. Wasmuth Jr. (Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP), Atlanta; Brian K. Mathis (Huff Powell & Bailey LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robin N. Loeb, Anne H. Coolidge-Kaplan (Garland, Samuel & Loeb, PC.), Atlanta, for appellee. Layne Zhou, Hunter S. Allen Jr. (Allen & McCain PC), Atlanta, for amicus appellant. Charles Madden Cork III, Decatur, for amicus appellee. Eric Jeffrey Frisch, Claire A. Sumner (Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP), Atlanta; Michael Scott Bailey, David Donald Mackenzie (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: S17G1021

    Claim In Second Amended Complaint Imputing Simple Negligence Against Hospital Related Back to Original Malpractice Complaint

  • Mobley v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-08
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Holly Veal (The Veal Law Firm P.C.), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Darius Pattillo (District Attorney), McDonough; Sharon Hopkins (Henry County District Attorney's Office), McDonough; Atha Pryor (Assistant District Attorney), McDonough, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0500

    A Search Warrant Is Not Required to Retrieve Data from Vehicle's Airbag Control Module

  • Heard v. Ruef

    Publication Date: 2018-07-31
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Creditors' and Debtors' Rights | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jason Graham (Graham & Penman LLP), Atlanta; Robert Kozloski (Graham Legal LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robin Gentry, Ray Smith (Smith & Liss LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0186

    Geographical Limits For Deposition Do Not Apply to Nonresident Judgment Debtor During Postjudgment Discovery

  • Neff v. McGee

    Publication Date: 2018-07-27
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Internet Law
    Industry: Automotive | Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jean-Alain Schneider, Alexandra Nelson, John McDonald (Thompson Hine LLP), Atlanta; Peter Coffman (Demetry DeCarlo LLC), Chamblee, for appellant.
    for defendant: Charles Gower (Attorney at Law), Columbus; Shaun O'Hara (Charles A. Gower PC), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0720

    Law Firm Defendant in Anti-SLAPP Action Made Prima Facie Showing of Conditional Privilege

  • Prince v. Rawls

    Publication Date: 2018-07-23
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Middleton (Cox Rodman & Middleton LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: James Franklin (Franklin Law LLC), Statesboro, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0212

    Pleading Filed Day After Clerk's Office Closed Early For Bad Weather Was Not Untimely

  • New Star Realty, Inc. v. Jungang PRI USA, LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-07-20
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mary Durant (Attorney at Law), Tucker; Leland Kynes (Kynes Law LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Andrew Flake, Megan Mitchell (Arnall Golden Gregory LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Jeongha Lee (Jackson County Correctional Institute), Jefferson; West Point Property Group LLC, Atlanta; New Star Realty & Investment Inc, Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0777

    Francisor Real Estate Company Not Vicariously Liable For Franchisee President's Improper Transfer of Escrow Account Funds

  • Jones v. Federated Mutual Insurance Company

    Publication Date: 2018-07-18
    Practice Area: Insurance Law
    Industry: Automotive | Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Paul Ayerbe (Ayerbe & Cowart), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Charles McDaniel, Ryan Kolb (Carlock Copeland & Stair LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Rashod Lamar, Macon, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0039

    Drivers Who Were Injured While Driving Auto Dealership's Car Were Validly Excluded From Dealership's Uninsured Motorist Coverage

  • Georgia Power Company v. Cazier et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-17
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Public Utilities
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Blackwell
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Middleton Droze, Robert Pursley Edwards Jr., Lindsey Bowen Mann, Roger S. Reigner Jr. (Troutman Sanders LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Roy E. Barnes, John Frank Salter Jr. (The Barnes Law Group LLC), Marietta; James Glenn Richardson (Talley, Richardson & Cable), Dallas, for appellee. Sarah Hawkins Warren, Andrew Alan Pinson (Department of Law), Atlanta, for amicus appellant.

    Case Number: S17G0706

    Petitioners were not required to exhaust any administrative remedy before proceeding with their action against power company.

  • Bibbs et al. v. Toyota Motor Corporation et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-10
    Practice Area: Damages | Personal Injury | Wrongful Death
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Blackwell
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Roy E. Barnes, John Raymond Bevis, John Ross Bartholomew IV (The Barnes Law Group LLC), Marietta; Robert David Cheeley (Sherry Schons - Cheeley Law Group), Norcross; Keith E. Fryer (Fryer Shuster & Lester P.C.), Atlanta; Keith Allen Pittman (Cheeley Law Group LLC), Alphatetta; Thomas A. Eaton (University of Georgia School of Law), Athens, for appellant.
    for defendant: Carrie Lynn Christie, Robert Harris Burke (Rutherford & Christie LLP), Atlanta; Frank Mitchell Lowrey IV, Amanda Kay Seals Bersinger (Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP), Atlanta; Joel H. Smith, Richard Hood Willis, Ashleigh R. Wilson (Bowman and Brooke LLP-SC), Columbia, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18Q0075

    Damages in a wrongful death action are limited by the decedent's full settlement of her earlier personal injury action.