• City of Albany v. GA HY Imports, LLC d/b/a Autonation Hyundai-Albany

    Publication Date: 2019-03-27
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: Automotive | State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Dana Maine, Matthew Weiss, (Freeman Mathis & Gary), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Hawkins, Joseph Minock, (Weingberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1806

    Court Reverse Trial Court Order Denying Judgment on the Pleadings to City Facing Suit from Auto Dealer Over Floodwater Damage That Failed to Provide Timely, Proper Notice of Claims to City

  • Barrett et al. v. Burnette

    Publication Date: 2019-03-25
    Practice Area: Evidence
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leon Hughes, Philip Lorenz, (Morrison & Hughes), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Joshua Ruplin, (Downey & Cleveland, LLP), Marietta, William Carson, (Waldon Adelman Castilla Hiestand & Prout, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1705

    Evidence as to Defendant's Intoxication Was Probative as to Whether He Abandoned His Car in Middle of Roadway

  • Carson, Jr. et al. v. Brown et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-19
    Practice Area: Land Use and Planning
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Stephen Rothman, Kyler Wise, (Wilson Brock & Irby, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Ken Jarrard, (Jarrard & Davis, LLP), Cumming, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1951

    Land developer allowed to move to compel County Board members to issue a land-disturbance permit

  • Elliott v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-03-08
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Peterson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gregory Allen Willis, (Willis Law Firm), Atlanta, Jared Thomas Hall, (Thomas, Webb & Willis LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Washington Fleenor, Ethan Merritt Makin, (Athens-Clarke County Solicitor General's Office), Athens, Kenneth W. Mauldin, (Western Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Athens, for appellee. Daniel J. Sabol, (Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP), Columbus, Donald Timothy Huey, Blaise J. Katter, (Huey Defense Firm), Columbus, for Amicus appellant. Patricia B. Attaway Burton, David Scott McLaughlinm, Paula Khristian Smith, Andrew Alan Pinson, Christopher M. Carr, Jameson B. Bilsborrow, (Department Of Law), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellee. Margaret Ellen Heap, (Office of The District Attorney Eastern Judicial Circuit), Savannah, Joseph Scott Key, (Miller & Key, PA), McDonough, William Aubrey Finch, (Forsyth County Solicitor General's Office), Cumming, David Holmes, (Cherokee County District Attorney's Office), Canton, Samuel Richard d'Entremont, (Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office), Lawrenceville, for Neutral Amicus. Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Ross Warren Bergethon, David Scott McLaughlin, Paula Khristian Smith, Andrew Alan Pinson, Christopher M. Carr, Jameson B. Bilsborrow, (Department Of Law), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellee. Gilbert Alexander Crosby, Peter J. Skandalakis, Robert Wright Smith, Jr., (Prosecuting Attorney's Council of Georgia), Morrow, for Neutral Amicus.

    Case Number: S18A1204

    Under Georgia Constitution, Motorist's Invocation of Right to Refuse Blood Alcohol Test Could Not Be Admitted Against Her at Trial

  • Trappier v. Butler, Commissioner of Georgia Department of Labor.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-28
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kevin Ross, (The Law Firm of Kevin A. Ross, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr, Kimberly Lewis, (Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellee. Seminole Sanitation Services, Donaldsonville, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A1426

    Truck Driver Suffering From Work-Related PTSD Left His Job With Good Cause, Entitling Him to Unemployment Benefits

  • The State v. Council

    Publication Date: 2019-02-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Melissa Tatum, (Deputy Chief Assistant Solicitor-General), Marietta, Barry Morgan, Christopher Lanning, Panashe Nhekairo, Alex Oberkofler, (Cobb County Solicitor General's Office), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Head, (Attorney At Law), Sandy Springs, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1218

    Officer's Refusal to Allow Motorist to Make Phone Calls Before She Either Consented or Refused to Alcohol Breath Test Did Not Constitute Coercion

  • Duvall et al. v. Cronic et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-19
    Practice Area: Deals and Transactions
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lawrence Stockton, (Attorney at Law), Clayton, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Hardman, (William S. Hardman, P.C.), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1379

    No vicarious liability for an individual's fraudulent transactions.

  • Regal Nissan, Inc. v. Scott

    Publication Date: 2018-10-30
    Practice Area: Corporate Entities
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Craig Oakes, (Attorney At Law), Suwanee, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Hughes, (Robert W. Hughes, Jr. & Associates, PC), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1337

    Court Affirms Order Granting Right to Inspection of Company Books to Shareholder

  • Sherwood et al. v. Williams

    Publication Date: 2018-10-15
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A18A1338

    Court Affirms Judgment in Favor of Patron Injured by Car Lift in Mechanic's Shop

  • 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