• Daniel v. Daniel

    Publication Date: 2021-04-14
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Markle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joseph Key, Kayci Timmons, (Miller & Key PA), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Adam Nagel, (Pasley Nuce Mallory & Davis, LLC), Barnesville, Travis Daniel, Forsyth, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1938

    Trial Court in Divorce Action Lacked Authority to Order Husband to Reimburse Wife for Expenditures Paid on Behalf of Children and for Marital Home Prior to Consent Temporary Order

  • Copeland v. Home Grown Music, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-07
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Braden Copeland, Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Foy Devine, Diane LaRoss, (Taylor English Duma LLP), Atlanta, Michael Terry, (Bondurant Mixson & Elmore), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1721

    Court affirms summary judgment on investor's breach of contract claims as to payment of royalties, and reverses award of costs for defendant

  • Thomas et al. v. Alligood et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-05
    Practice Area: Health Care Law | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Brown
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Laura Shamp, Joshua Silk, (Shamp Speed Jordan Woodward), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Alphonso Howell, Gregory Talley, (Coleman Talley LLP), Valdosta, Sandra Foster, Wiley Wasden, Travis Windsor, (Brennan, Wasden, and Painter, LLC), Savannah, Charles Wainright, (Watson Spence LLP), Albany, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1950

    Plaintiff Not Harmed By Trial Court's Failure To Give Requested Pattern Instruction On Hospital's Duty of Care

  • Grand Canyon Education, Inc. v. Ward

    Publication Date: 2021-03-18
    Practice Area: Class Actions | Dispute Resolution | Education Law
    Industry: Education
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Brown
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Derin Dickerson, Kristen Bromberek, (Alston & Bird LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.
    for defendant: G. Lemond, Edward Webb, (Webb, Klase & Lemond, LLC), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A1894

    Federal Regulations Prohibited Enforcement of Arbitration Clause in Online College's Enrollment Agreement

  • Thurman v. TCFPA Family Medical Centers, P. C. et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-16
    Practice Area: Health Care Law | Personal Injury
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian Wright, (The Cowan Law Firm, LLC), Dalton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Cara Weiner, Cynthia Hall, (Spears, Moore, Rebman & Williams PC), Chattanooga, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1831

    Medical Patient Who Fell From Examination Table Offered No Evidence to Support Ordinary Negligence Claim Against Clinic

  • Tiffany and Tomato Inc. v. Wells and Mcelwee P.C.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-26
    Practice Area: Attorney Compensation | Contractual Disputes | Landlord Tenant Law
    Industry: Legal Services | Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gary Gerrard, (Gary Gerrard, P.A.), Lexington, Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Steven Gilliam, Roger Hatcher, (Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles, P.A.), Gainesville, Keith Whitaker, (Attorney at Law), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A2042

    Landlord Seeking Attorney Fees Not Required to Provide Notice After Obtaining Verdict for Tenant's Failure to Repair Roof

  • Joyner et al. v. Leaphart et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-17
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Eugene Butt, James Potts, (James Hugh Potts II, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Andrew Wilkesm, Irving Drought, (Oliver Maner LLP), Savannah, for appellee. Christopher Phillips, (Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn, P.C.), Savannah, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A2097

    Court affirms dismissal of a wrongful death and malpractice complaint on the basis of the two-dismissal rule

  • Barbara Cantrell et al. v. AU Medical Center, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-21
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: George Bush, (Attorney at Law), Augusta, Anna Cross, Darren Summerville, (The Summerville Firm, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Floyd Taylor, James Painter, Amanda Lynde, (Brennan, Wasden & Painter LLC), Augusta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A2101

    Court reverses dismissal of medical negligence complaint after determining that the affidavit attached to the plaintiff's complaint met statutory requirements

  • Anglin et al. v. Smith et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-20
    Practice Area: Fee Disputes | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lawrence Schlachter, (The Schlachter Law Firm, P.C.), Atlanta, Donald Swift, Render Freeman, Jaletta Smith, (Anderson Tate & Carr, PC.), Duluth, for appellant.
    for defendant: Leslie Cline, (Huff Powell & Bailey LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1593

    Court affirms attorney fee award for defendant under OCGA §9-11-68 in a medical malpractice case where defendant made a good faith settlement offer that was rejected

  • Nuckles v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-01-12
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Health Care Law | Privacy
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gerard Bradley Kleinrock, (Office of the Public Defender), Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jason Matthew Rea, Sherry Boston, Deborah D. Wellborn, Jeanne Marie Canavan, Maria Olabosipo Banjo, (Dekalb County District Attorney's Office), Decatur, Robert Wright Smith, Jr., (Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia), Morrow, Shannon Glover Wallace, (Cherokee County District Attorney's Office), Canton, William D. Johnson, (Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia), Morrow, for Appellee. Jason Edward Bring, Glenn P. Hendrix, (Arnall Golden Gregory LLP), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellant. Jarome Gautreaux, (Gautreaux Law, LLC), Macon, Caleb Frank Walker, (Katherine L. McArthur, LLC), Macon, Lyle Griffin Warshauer, (Warshauer Law Group, P.C.), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellee.

    Case Number: S20G0492

    Video Recording From Hidden Camera in Care Facility Was Admissible Under Security Exception to Consent Requirement