• Union Carbide Corporation v. Brannan et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-07-27
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: Chemicals and Materials
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Catherine Payne, William Massey, Philip Sandick, (Alston & Bird LLP), Atlanta, for Appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Buck, (Buck Law Firm), Peachtree Corners, Brian Kinsley, Greensboro, for Appellee

    Case Number: A21A0143

    Court affirms denial of motion to dismiss personal injury claims of a decedent's estate where prior pending claims doctrine did not bar the refiling

  • Wadley et al. v. Mother Murphy's Laboratories, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-11-23
    Practice Area: Evidence | Personal Injury
    Industry: Chemicals and Materials | Food and Beverage
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Steel, (Steel and Moss, LLP), Atlanta, Kenneth McClain, Steven Crick, Scott Britton-Mehlisch, Steven Crick, Scott Britton-Mehlisch, (Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C.), Independence, for appellant.
    for defendant: Judy Aust, (Goodman McGuffey, LLP), Atlanta, Eric Hawkins, Ollie, Robert Gilbreath, (Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP), DALLAS, Camille Smith, (Callahan & Fusco LLC), Decatur, William Martin, (Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP), Atlanta, John Lowery, (Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins, LLP), Atlanta, Julie Comer, (Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Steven DeFrank, Melissa Kahren, Stephen Schatz, (Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP), Atlanta, J. Konold, Jason Meyer, (Gordon & Rees LLP), Los Angeles, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A0899

    Trial Court Abused Discretion in Ruling That Expert's Testimony Regarding Toxic Exposure Was Too Speculative

  • Holcomb Investments Limited v. Keith Hardware, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-04-16
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Toxic Torts
    Industry: Real Estate | Retail
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Nicholas Protentis, (Protentis Law LLC), Atlanta, Eric Miller, (Miller Bonham LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jason Darneille, (Gower Wooten & Darneille, LLC), Atlanta, John Hal, David Williams, (Hall Booth Smith, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A2422

    Triable Issue as to Whether Store Employee Should Have Taken Precautions Upon Noticing "god awful" Chemical Smell

  • MSM Poly, LLC v. Textile Rubber and Chemical Company, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-03-09
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: Chemicals and Materials
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Phipps
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kevin Stine, Joshua Tropper, (Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jonathan Bledsoe, Brittany Dant, (The Minor Firm), Dalton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1719

    Court reverses order enjoining continuing trespass in another state due to lack of subject matter jurisdiction

  • Southern States Chemical, Inc. et al. v. Tampa Tank & Welding, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-12-24
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Chemicals and Materials
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jonathan Barr, Jeffrey Lewis, Andrew Stevens, (Arnall Golden Gregory LLP), Atlanta, Edwin King, (Attorney at Law), Savannah, George Carley, (Carley, Gregory & Gregory), Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Cecily McLeod, (Gordon & Rees, LLP), Atlanta, Kimberly Sheridan, (Gordon & Rees, LLP), Atlanta, Mike Crawford, Bradley Wolff, (Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Mark Johnson, (Gilbert, Harrell, Sumerford & Martin, P. C.), Brunswick, Mark Middleton, (Attorney at Law), Brunswick, for AM.

    Case Number: A19A0960

    Court denies plaintiff's breach of contract claims because they were barred by the statute of repose