• Game Truck Georgia, LLC v. Salvador Reyes Quezada

    Publication Date: 2021-07-01
    Practice Area: Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Craig White, (Skedsvold and White, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Curtis, (Attorney at Law), Smyrna, Michael Goldberg, Bradford Thomas, (Fried Goldberg LLC), Atlanta, Anna Cross, Darren Summerville, (The Summerville Firm, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0439

    Trial Court Erred by Refusing to Give a Jury Charge on Assumption of Risk in Negligence Action Brought by Plaintiff Injured in Game of Bubble Soccer

  • Pryce v. Pryce

    Publication Date: 2021-06-21
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Marsha Mignott, (The Mignott Law Group, LLC), Tucker, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lesia Pryce, Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0056

    Court affirms aspects of a divorce decree and vacates and remands other aspects with direction to include a parenting plan in the decree

  • Clinton v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-05-06
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Clark, (Clark & Towne, PC), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Penny Penn, Jennifer Scalia, (Assistant District Attorney), Cumming, for appellee. Herman Maddox Kilgore, (Kilgore & Rodriguez LLC), Marietta, Daniel S. Reinhardt, (Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A21A0352

    Court Reverses Incest Conviction; Defendant Was Not Related by Blood to Victim, His Step-Granddaughter

  • Mimbs v. Henry County Schools

    Publication Date: 2021-05-05
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Black, (Blue Sky Law), Atlanta, Angelina Whitaker, (Blue Sky Law), Smyrna, Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: William White, Matthew Collum, (Smith, Welch, Webb, & White), McDonough, Megan Rittle, (Attorney at Law), McDonough, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0327

    Teacher Filed Whistleblower Complaint Over a Year After Discovering Alleged Retaliation Against Her; Court Property Granted School Summary Judgment

  • Palencia v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-04-22
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Clark, (Clark & Towne, PC), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patsy Austin-Gatson, Drew Unger, Daniel Porter, (Gwinnett County District Attorney Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0163

    Court affirms convictions and sentence for burglary, rape, and other charges over defendant's contentions of trial court error and ineffective assistance of counsel

  • Foundation Contractors, Inc v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-20
    Practice Area: Discovery
    Industry: Construction
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Edward Bresee, Arthur Park, (Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins), Atlanta, Laurie Daniel, Nicholas Boyd, (Holland & Knight), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Ronan Doherty, Michael Jones, (Bondurant, Mixso & Elmore, LLP), Atlanta, Thomas Hobgood, David Bass, (Hobgood & Rutherford LLC), Atlanta, David Rutherford, (Rutherford Construction Arbitration & Mediation, LLC), Talking Rock, for appellee. Martin Levinson, Elliott Ream, (Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP), Atlanta, April Rich, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Ryan Meade, (Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, PA), Atlanta, Todd LaDouceur, Michael Moretz, (Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr & Smith), Atlanta, Michael Moretz, (Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr & Smith), Pensacola, Benjamin Welch, (Fields Howell LLP), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A1771

    Court reverses order granting sanctions for discovery violations when information was not withheld willfully or knowingly

  • City of Atlanta, Georgia v. Penosky et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-20
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Courtney Ferrell, Thomas Reilly, William Smith, (Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Austin James, Monika Scott, (Fidelity National Law Group), Atlanta, Jeffrey Schneider, Brandon Arnold, (Weissman PC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0031

    Court affirms dismissal of City's appeal in a trespass and nuisance action where the City unreasonably and inexcusably delayed filing the transcript of the trial

  • Murray v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-04-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Lock, (David T. Lock, LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Margaret Heap, (District Attorney), Savannah, Shalena Jones, (Eastern Judicial Circuit), Savannah, Timothy Dean, Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0292

    Court affirms conviction for aggravated assault over defendant's challenge to introduction of certain evidence alleged to be hearsay

  • De La Cruz et al. v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-04-09
    Practice Area: Damages
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Norman Cuadra, (Norman H. Cuadra, P.C.), Lawrenceville, Vanessa Kosky Narea, (The Law Office of Vanessa Kosky, PC), Tucker, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patsy Austin-Gatson, Daniel Porter, Michael DeTardo, (Gwinnett County District Attorney Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0196

    State Presented Sufficient Evidence to Prove Fair Market Value of Damaged Tractor Trailer and Support Court's Restitution Award

  • Foundation Contractors, Inc v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-18
    Practice Area: Discovery
    Industry: Construction
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Edward Bresee, Arthur Park, (Mozley Finlayson & Loggins, LLP), Atlanta, Laurie Daniel, Nicholas Boyd, (Holland & Knight LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Ronan Doherty, Michael Jones, (Bondurant, Mixson, & Elmore LLP), Atlanta, Thomas Hobgood, David Bass, (Hobgood & Rutherford LLC), Atlanta, David Rutherford, (Rutherford Construction Arbitration & Mediation, LLC), Talking Rock, for appellee. Martin Levinson, Elliott Ream, (Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP), Atlanta, April Rich, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Ryan Meade, (Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, PA), Atlanta, Todd LaDouceur, (Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr & Smith), Atlanta, Michael Moretz, (Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr & Smith), Pensacola, Benjamin Welch, (Fields Howell LLP), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A1771

    Court reverses order granting sanctions for discovery violations when information was not withheld willfully or knowingly.

  • Bailey-Daniel v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-03-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Colvin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Barbara Mattes, (Georgia Public Defender Council), Athens, for appellant.
    for defendant: Deborah Gonzalez, James Powers, (Western Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Athens, Kenneth Mauldin, (District Attorney), Athens, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1866

    Evidence Supported Trial Court's Conclusion That Trial Counsel Properly Advised Client of Plea Offer