• Pennington v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-08
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry: Consumer Products | Distribution and Wholesale
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Peil (Huggins Peil LLC), Evans, for appellant.
    for defendant: Henry Syms (Office of the District Attorney), Augusta; Mary Bitting (District Attorneys Office, Augusta Judicial Circuit), Augusta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0154

    Evidence Properly Authorized Jury to Find Appellant Guilty of Trafficking in Methamphetamine

  • Awtrey v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-07
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry: Consumer Products | Distribution and Wholesale
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ashleigh Merchant (The Merchant Law Firm PC), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Emily Richardson (Douglas County District Attorney's Office), Douglasville; Brian Fortner (Douglas County District Attorney), Douglasville; Steven Knittel (Assistant District Attorney), Douglasville; Ryan Leonard (Acting District Attorney), Douglasville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0116

    Circumstantial Evidence Supports Finding Appellants Knew They Were Selling Products Containing a Controlled Substance

  • Naval Store Suppliers, Inc., d/b/a Southern Builders Supply et al. v. Croft et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-14
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: Distribution and Wholesale
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Watt (Coleman Talley LLP), Valdosta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Cotton (Cotton Law Firm, P.C.), Cordele; Saleem Dennis (Maniklal & Dennis, LLP), Valdosta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0366

    The trial court erred in denying defendants' motion for summary judgment in plaintiff's slip and fall suit because the uncontroverted evidence showed that plaintiff and defendants had equal knowledge of the hazard created by ice forming near an entrance door.

  • Jones et al. v. Peach Trader Inc., et al.

    Publication Date: 2017-11-29
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals
    Industry: Distribution and Wholesale
    Court: State Court
    Judge: Justice Grant
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David A. Powell (Law Office of David A. Powell), Gainesville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Teresa E. Adams (Adams Law LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S17A1314

    The Georgia Supreme Court vacated the trial courts order dismissing defendants' initial notice of appeal from an order modifying an existing interlocutory injunction and dismissed the appeal because an order modifying or dissolving an interlocutory injunction is not subject to direct appeal under O.C.G.A. § 5-6-34 subsection(a) (4).