• 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).