• Turner v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-06-21
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Clark, Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Samuel Altman (District Attorney Middle Judicial Circuit), Swainsboro; Kelly Jenkins (Middle Judicial Circuit - District Attorney), Swainsboro, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0509

    Defense Counsel Fully and Carefully Explained Charges and Evidence Against Defendant

  • In The Interest Of C. W., a child.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-13
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Margaret Heap (District Attorney), Savannah; Kimberly Rowden (Assistant District Attorney Juvenile Court Of Chatham County), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Yolanda Bacharach (Georgia Public Defender Council), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0364

    Juvenile Delinquency Petition Was Subject to Dismissal For Failure to Name Victim

  • Francis v. Chavis

    Publication Date: 2018-06-04
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Motor Vehicle Torts | Personal Injury
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Terry Jackson (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kevin Reardon (Waldon Adelman Castilla Hiestand & Prout), Atlanta; Daniel Prout, Morgan Allyn (Waldon Adelman Castilla Hiestand & Prout), Atlanta, for appellee. Robert Harrison, Sarah Akinosho (Downey & Cleveland, LLP), Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0317

    Genuine Issue of Material Fact As To Whether Accident Victim Agreed to Settlement Offer

  • Brown v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-05-22
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Johnny Brown (Jenkins Correctional Facility), Millen, for appellant.
    for defendant: Richard Mallard (District Attorney), Statesboro; Keith McIntyre (Chief Assistant District Attorney), Statesboro; Daphne Totten (Assistant District Attorney Ogeechee Judicial Circuit), Statesboro, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0655

    Trial Court Failed to Sentence Convicted Child Molester According to Statutory "Split-Sentence"

  • Reid v. Waste Industries USA, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-05-01
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Johnson, Natalie Mark (Taylor English Duma LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Martin (McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP), Atlanta; George Darden (Dentons US LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1791

    The Court of Appeals partially reversed the trial court's order granting defendants' motion for summary judgment and denying plaintiff's motion for sanctions in his suit for malicious prosecution, conspiracy, and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress after he was acquitted of charges stemming from his alleged brandishing of a gun on his supervisor and co-workers after he was fired from his job.

  • In The Interest Of R. S. T., a child.

    Publication Date: 2018-05-01
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mark Jeffrey (Attorney at Law), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr (Attorney General), Atlanta; Penny Hannah (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta; Shalen Nelson (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellant. William Collins (Smith, Collins & Fletcher, P.A.), Atlanta; Nigel Davis (Attorney at Law), Atlanta; Karen Pulliam (Guardian Ad Litem), Decatur, for other party.

    Case Number: A17A1595

    Termination of Parental Rights Not Supported By Clear and Convincing Evidence of Harm to Child

  • Georgia Casualty & Surety Company v. Valley Wood, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-19
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Insurance Litigation
    Industry: Insurance | Manufacturing
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jerry Buchanan, Shannon Land (Buchanan & Land, LLP), Columbus; Patrick Fagan, Naveen Ramachandrappa, Frank Lowrey (Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Neal Callahan, David Helmick, Clarence Mullin (Waldrep, Mullin & Callahan), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A2093

    In an insurance coverage case, the trial court exceeded its authority under the Declaratory Judgment Act by issuing a coercive declaratory judgment so the Court of Appeals vacated the order and remanded the case with direction.

  • Jones v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-04-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brent Hutchison (Attorney at Law), Zebulon; Jacob Weldon (Virgil L. Brown Associates, LLC), Zebulon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jamie Inagawa (Fayette County Solicitor-General), Fayetteville; Joseph Myers (Chief Assistant Solicitor), Fayetteville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1532

    Log Sheet With Handwritten Alcohol Breath Test Results Was Admissible Under Business Record Exception to Hearsay Rule

  • Community & Southern Bank v. First Bank Of Dalton et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-05
    Practice Area: Banking and Finance Laws | Real Estate
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bryan Busch (Busch Slipakoff & Schuh, LLP), Atlanta; Laura Mirmelli (Adams and Reese), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Stephen Michmerhuizen, Warren Coppedge (Coppedge and Associates, P.C.), Dalton, for appellee. Avery Jackson (Tisinger Vance PC), Carrollton, for other party.

    Case Number: A17A2121

    Trial Court Erred In Reentering Earlier Judgment After Appellate Court Directed Judgment Be Vacated and Issues Reconsidered

  • Cherokee Main Street, LLC v. Ragan

    Publication Date: 2018-03-22
    Practice Area: Personal Injury | Premises Liability
    Industry: Retail
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brandon Day, Jerald Hanks (Hanks Brookes, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Akin, S. Tate (Akin & Tate, LLC), Cartersville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1819

    Accident Victim Who Was Aware of Risk at Unmarked Crossing And Knowingly Stepped in Front of Approaching Car Had Superior Knowledge of Hazard