• Five Star Athlete Management, Inc. et al. v. Davis

    Publication Date: 2020-07-29
    Practice Area: Entertainment and Sports Law
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mark Trigg, (Dentons US LLP), Atlanta, Matthew Johns, (Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP), Indianapolis, for appellant.
    for defendant: Von DuBose, (DuBose Miller), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0085

    Court reverses denial of summary judgment on quantum meruit and RICO Act claims in a dispute over an alleged oral agreement for athlete recruiting services

  • Bordeaux v. Hise

    Publication Date: 2020-07-24
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Barrow, (Goodman McGuffey LLP), Savannah, Jennifer Davenport, (Chatham County Attorney's Office), Savannah, R. Hart, (Hart & Associates LAW FIRM LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Monroe, (Attorney at Law), Dawsonville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0749

    Party Properly Brought a Mandamus Action Following the Denial of His Application for a Georgia Weapons Carry License

  • Atlanta Concorde Fire Soccer Association, Inc. et al. v. Graham

    Publication Date: 2020-06-24
    Practice Area: Dispute Resolution
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian Johnson, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Korey Albury, (Albury Law Group, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0155

    Court affirms denial of a motion to arbitrate a defamation claim where parties seeking arbitration were not signatories to a contract

  • Steed v. Steed

    Publication Date: 2020-06-17
    Practice Area: Attorney Compensation | Family Law | Fee Disputes
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sammie Mitchell, (law Office of S. Mark Mitchell, LLC), Newnan, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lance Owen, (Johnston Owen & Bullard, LLP), Griffin, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0316

    Trial Court in Child Support Action Erred in Awarding Attorneys' Fees to Mother; There Were No Bills Presented and No Testimony as to Fees' Reasonableness

  • Landers v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-06-10
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brett Willis, H. Morris, Christopher van Rossem, (Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender Office), Gainesville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lee Darragh, (District Attorney, NEJC of GA), Gainesville, Laura Lukert, (Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Athens, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0018

    Court vacates denial of a motion to suppress evidence because the original warrant was not supported by probable cause for the search of evidence on a digital device

  • Macon-Bibb County v. Kalaski

    Publication Date: 2020-06-01
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Duke Groover, Lauren Schultz, Christopher Conley, (James Bates Brannan Groover, LLP), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Dozier, (Dozier Law Firm, LLC), Macon, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0412

    Court rules that Macon-Bibb County is entitled to sovereign immunity against an injured party's premises liability cause of action

  • Johnson v. Collins

    Publication Date: 2020-05-13
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Nancy Jordan, (Kessler & Solomiany), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Sirianni, (Brownstone Associates, P.A.), Winter Park, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A2277

    Court Improperly Held That Entire Child Support Award Could Be Revived Instead of Only the Payments That Became Due Within 10 Years of Wife's Revival Petition

  • Winnebago Industries, Inc. v. Simpson et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-05-06
    Practice Area: Products Liability
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mark Lefkow, (Copeland Stair Kingma & Lovell, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Tashia Zeigler, (The Zeigler Firm), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A2219

    Trial Court Properly Awarded Relief to Motor Home Buyers; Motor Home Assembler Was a 'Manufacturer' Under the Lemon Law

  • Ultra Group of Companies, Inc. v. Inam International, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-04-28
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Dispute Resolution
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Paul Oliver, (Wimberly Lawson Steckel Schneider & Stine, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Scott Hoopes, Timothy Walls, (Mills & Hoopes, LLC), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A2063

    After Dismissing Petition, Superior Court Did Not Have the Power to Adopt Final Arbitration Award as its Own Judgment

  • Fortress Investment Group, LLC et al. v. Holsinger

    Publication Date: 2020-04-24
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Industry: Consulting
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Laurie Daniel, Philip George, (Holland & Knight), Atlanta, Joyce Lewis, Jeffrey Horst, (Krevolin & Horst, LLC), Atlanta, Jeffrey Zaiger, Samuel Fraidin, Gregory Joseph, Honey Kober, (Joseph Hage Aaronson LLC), New York, for appellant.
    for defendant: Frank Lowrey, Jeffrey Chen, (Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP), Atlanta, John Malley, (Spolzino, Smith, Buss, & Jacobs, LLP), White Plains, for appellee. Mark Maholick, (Hall Booth Smith, P.C.), Columbus, for other party.

    Case Number: A19A1750

    Court vacates injunction precluding enforcement of a restrictive post-employment covenant and remands for limitations on the scope of the injunction