• Gordon et al. v. Dennis

    Publication Date: 2018-08-15
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Heather Ware, John Hall, David Younker, Steven Harkins (Hall Booth Smith, PC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Tiffany Sellers, (Law Offices Of Tiffany Carter Sellers, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1363

    Court Reporter's Delay in Preparing Trial Transcript Supported Appellant's Requests For Additional Time to File Appeal

  • Tenet Healthsystem GB, Inc. v. Thomas

    Publication Date: 2018-08-14
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Automotive | Health Care
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Chief Justice Hines
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leah Ward Sears, Edward H. Wasmuth Jr. (Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP), Atlanta; Brian K. Mathis (Huff Powell & Bailey LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robin N. Loeb, Anne H. Coolidge-Kaplan (Garland, Samuel & Loeb, PC.), Atlanta, for appellee. Layne Zhou, Hunter S. Allen Jr. (Allen & McCain PC), Atlanta, for amicus appellant. Charles Madden Cork III, Decatur, for amicus appellee. Eric Jeffrey Frisch, Claire A. Sumner (Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP), Atlanta; Michael Scott Bailey, David Donald Mackenzie (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: S17G1021

    Claim In Second Amended Complaint Imputing Simple Negligence Against Hospital Related Back to Original Malpractice Complaint

  • Collins, et al. v. Athens Orthopedic Clinic

    Publication Date: 2018-08-03
    Practice Area: Trade Secrets
    Industry: E-Commerce
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Bain (Law Offices of David A. Bain LLC), Atlanta; Mark Goldman, Douglas Bench (Goldman Scarlato & Penny PC), Conshohocken, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Dalbey (Chivilis Cochran Larkins & Bever), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0296

    Prophylactic Measures Like Identity Theft Protection Are Insufficient to State a Cognizable Claim

  • Siska v. McNeil et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-31
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leon VanGelderen (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Leslie Cline, Brian Mathis (Huff Powell Bailey LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0530

    Trial Court Erred In Dismissing Complaint For Failure to File Expert Affidavit

  • Anglin et al. v. Smith et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-26
    Practice Area: Discovery | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sidney Moore (The Moore Law Firm P.C.), Atlanta; Render Freeman, Kenneth Bentley (Anderson Tate & Carr PC), Duluth, for appellant.
    for defendant: Wade Copeland (Carlock Copeland & Stair), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A16A1405

    Medical MalpracticePlaintiff Could Not Use Affidavit to Refresh Witness's Recollection After Failing Pretrial Duty to Disclose

  • Adams et al. v. McDonald et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-26
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice | Personal Injury
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mr. Matthew Cook, Kate Cook (Cook Law Group LLC), Cornelia; Jonathan Parrish (The Parrish Law Firm LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Michael Bailey (Huff Powell & Bailey LLC), Atlanta; James Brim, Weymon Forrester (Forrester & Brim LLP), Gainesville; Thomas Cole (Welchel Dunlap Jarrard & Walker LLP), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0155

    Stroke That Followed Initial Medical Misdiagnosis Was New Injury That Restarted Running of Statutory Limitations Period

  • I. A. Group, Ltd, et al. v. RMNANDCO, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-23
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Civil Procedure | Damages
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Anulewicz, Brooke Gram (Balch & Bingham LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: R. Edwards, Paul Piland (Cochran & Edwards LLC), Smyrna, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0578

    Although the trial court properly denied appellants' motion for summary judgment in appellee's action against them asserting various business-related tort claims, the trial court erred in reinstating a damages award to appellee after the Court of Appeals reversed the award in a prior appeal.

  • Polis et al. v. Ling et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-12
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Eric Ripper (Ripper Law Firm PC), Atlanta; Scott Zahler (Goetz Zahler LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Matthew Alford (Willis McKenzie LLP), Lagrange, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0808

    Medical Malpractice Action Was Filed More Than Two Years After Latest Possible Misdiagnosis

  • Carr v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-07-12
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Nahmias
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Amber Lee Connell (Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Public Defender), Ringgold; David James Dunn Jr. (Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Public Defender), LaFayette, for appellant.
    for defendant: Herbert E. Franklin Jr. (Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), LaFayette; Clayton McLean Fuller (Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Ringgold, for appellee. Christopher M. Carr, Sarah Hawkins Warren, Ross Warren Bergethon, Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith (Department of Law), Atlanta, for amicus appellee.

    Case Number: S18A0100

    The trial court erred in holding that O.C.G.A. § 17-7-130 (c) is constitutional and violated defendant's right to due process when it ordered that he be detained for inpatient evaluation solely because he had been charged with committing violent crimes and found mentally incompetent to stand trial.

  • Crittenden et al. v. White

    Publication Date: 2018-07-11
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Health Care Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Carr (Attorney General), Atlanta; Annette Cowart (Georgia Department of Law), Atlanta; Shalen Nelson (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta; Michelle LeGrande (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Adrianne Freeman (Georgia Legal Services Program), Athens, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0457

    Legal Permanent Resident Who Entered U.S. in 1996 And Remained Physically Present Not Subject to Waiting Period for Medicaid Eligibilty