• Huddle et al. v. Heindel

    Publication Date: 2018-12-06
    Practice Area: Health Care Law | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jennifer Ivey, (Linley, Jones PC), Atlanta, Lloyd Hoffspiegel, Alexander Hoffspiegel, (Hoffspiegel & Associates), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Hall, Beth Kanik, (Hall, Booth, Smith, & Slover, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1154

    Court Affirms in Part and Reverses in Part Dismissal on Motion for Summary Judgment of Suit Against Therapist by Former Patient Who Had Sexual Relationship with Therapist

  • The Medical Center, Inc. v. Bowden

    Publication Date: 2018-12-04
    Practice Area: Class Actions
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: President Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A18A1249

    Trial court properly certified a class for action against a provider of medical services.

  • Swint, et al. v. Alphonse, Jr., et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-28
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A18A0869

    The weight to be assigned to expert opinions on a medical standard of care is a question for a jury to resolve.

  • Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Inc. et al. v. Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital Of Forsyth County, LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-11-27
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Health Care Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Brown
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Armando Basarrate, Elizabeth Kitchens, (Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, LLP), Atlanta, Armando Basarrate, Elizabeth Kitchens, (Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs, LLP), Atlanta, Robert Rozier, (Baker & Hostetler LLP), Atlanta, Michael McConnell, Laura Gura, (Jones Day), for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Threlkeld, (Morris Manning & Martin, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Rachel King, (Georgia Department of Community Health), Atlanta, Monica Sullivan, (Department of Law), Atlanta, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1029

    Court Affirms Dismissal of Appeal by Georgia Department of Community Health after the Department Failed to File Transcripts as Part of Appellate Record

  • Hayes et al. v. Hines et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-20
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: C. Childers, (Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC), Atlanta, Angela Fox, Kurt Kastorf, Darren Summerville, (The Summerville Firm, LLC), Atlanta, Neil Edwards, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Hall, Beth Kanik, (Hall, Booth, Smith, & Slover, PC.), Atlanta, for appellee. Jeffrey Bazinet, Jonathan Peters, (Peters & Monyak, LLP), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0863

    New injury exception tolls statute of limitations after initial medical misdiagnosis

  • Smith v. Northside Hospital, Inc., et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Public Records
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lucas Andrews, (Huff, Powell & Bailey LLC), Atlanta, Peter Canfield, Rebekah Plowman, Laura Gura, (Jones Day), Atlanta, Samantha Mandell, Daniel Conner, (Kendall Law Group, LLC), Douglasville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Thurbert Baker, Bryan Bates, Nathan Garroway, James Evans, (Dentons US LLP), Atlanta, Stephen Bauer, Ian Byrnside, James Rawls, (BakerHostetler LLP), Atlanta, Susan Sommers, (Northside Hospital, Inc.), Atlanta, Charles Huddleston, S. Malone, Jessica Watson, (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP), Atlanta, Jeremy Burnette, Sidney Welch, (Polsinelli, P.C.), Atlanta, Geoffrey Raux, Stephen Quinlan, (Foley & Lardner LLP), Boston, Edward Konieczny, (Edward C. Konieczny LLC), Atlanta, for appellee. David Hudson, (Hull Barrett, PC), Augusta, for Americus.

    Case Number: A15A2303

    Court Adopts Judgment of Supreme Court on Challenge to Georgia Open Records Act's Scope and Affirms Entry of Protective Order to Prohibit Responding Party from Investigating Requesting Party's Identity and Motives

  • Borgers v. Borgers

    Publication Date: 2018-11-02
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joel Thornton, (IHRG), Rome, for appellant.
    for defendant: Samir Patel, (White, Choate and Watkins), Cartersville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0910

    No modification of a custody agreement via contempt proceedings

  • Pham v. Black

    Publication Date: 2018-10-30
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Bailey, Randolph Powell, Bailey Sabulis, Arthur Cheek, (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: LaTisha Jackson, Thomas Sampson, (Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins LLP), Atlanta, Thomas Sampson, (Attorney At Law), Atlanta, for appellee. Wade Copeland, Stephanie Vari, (Carlock Copeland & Stair, LLP), Atlanta, Hunter Allen, (Allen, McCain & O'Mahoney, P C.), Atlanta, Robert Monyak, (Peters & Monyak, LLP), Atlanta, Austin Ellis, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1360

    Court Reverses Order Denying Summary Judgment to Doctor Accused of Causing Emergency Room Patient's Death by Failing to Stabilize the Patient

  • Southwestern Emergency Physicians, P.C., et al. v. Quinney et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-17
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Braintwain, Michael Frankson, Randolph Powell, (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Virgil Adams, Caroline Herrington, (Adams, Jordan & Herrington, PC), Macon, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0871

    Court Affirms Verdict in Favor of Patient Who Suffered Irreversible Paraplegia After Receiving Improper Treatment in Emergency Room

  • Shane H. Berryhill et al. v. Dale P. Daly et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-12
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kathryn Pinckney, (Savage & Turner, PC.), Savannah, Brent Savage, (Savage Turner & Pinckney PC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Wiley Wasden, Travis Windsor, (Brennan & Wasden, LLP), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1089

    Court Reverses Verdict in Favor of Doctor Alleged to Have Overprescribed Heart Medication