• Nations v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-04-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lawrence Daniel (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Brian Fortner (Douglas County District Attorney), Douglasville; Samantha Newman (Douglas County District Attorney's Office), Douglasville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1444

    Circumstantial Evidence as to Location and Prior Crimes Supported Burglary Convictions

  • Wimbush v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-04-19
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Therian Wimbush, Hawkinsville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Dan Mayfield (District Attorney's Office), Lawrenceville; Daniel Porter (District Attorney), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A2056

    The evidence sufficiently supported defendant's convictions for three counts of cruelty to children in the second degree after she locked one child in a closet in a basement for nearly two years and failed to seek medical care for a second child who had a cancerous tumor.

  • Borotkanics v. Humphrey

    Publication Date: 2018-04-16
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brad Macdonald (Hill/Macdonald, LLC), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Rhonda Kreuziger (The Kreuziger Law Firm, PC.), Fayetteville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1537

    Trial Court Impermissibly Modified Divorce Decree By Ordering Party to Sell Property

  • Wilson v. Perkins

    Publication Date: 2018-04-16
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian Daughdrill (Roberts & Daughdrill, PC.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Ryan Proctor (Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor), Marietta; Christopher Hobson (Smith, Schnatmeier, Dettmering, Collins, Reeves, Hobson & Hobson, LLP), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1520

    Evidence of Parent's Earlier Nolo Contendere Plea Not Admissible in Child Custody Modification Hearing

  • St. Marys Health Care System, Inc. v. Roach et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-10
    Practice Area: Health Care Law | Medical Malpractice | Personal Injury
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Bailey, Leslie Cline, Bailey Sabulis (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: J. Cook (Cook, Noell, Tolley, Bates & Michael), Athens; Robert Irwin (Cook Noell, Tolley & Bates, LLP), Athens, for appellee. James Brim (Forrester & Brim, LLP), for other party.

    Case Number: A17A1582

    Emergency Room Physician's Decision Not to Ask On-Call Radiologist to Review X-Ray Sounded in Professional Negligence as to the Hospital

  • Byrd v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-04-09
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kevin Anderson (Georgia Public Defender Council), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: James Chafin (Assistant District Attorney Western Judicial Circuit), Athens; Kenneth Mauldin (District Attorney), Athens, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1599

    Defense Counsel's Strategic Decision Not to Seek Jury Instruction on Lesser Included Offense Was Not Patently Unreasonable

  • Harvey v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-04-04
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Natalie Glaser (Attorney at Law), Dublin; Micah Gates (Georgia Public Defender Council), Dalton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Herbert Poston (District Attorney), Dalton; Jennifer Baxter (Consasauga Circuit District Attorney), Dalton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1789

    Prior Acts Evidence of Numerous Residential Burglary Pleas Admissible to Show Intent and Similar Crimes

  • Legacy Academy, Inc. v. Doles-Smith Enterprises, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-03
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Bachman (Gregory Doyle Calhoun & Rogers LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Cary Ichter (Attorney at Law), Atlanta; William Davis (Ichter Davis, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A2102

    Res Judicata Barred Francisor From Seeking Remedies It Could Have Pursued Against Franchisee in Prior Action

  • Davis et al. v. Louisiana-Pacific Corp.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-03
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Labor Law | Toxic Torts
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robert Buck, Juliana Sleeper (Buck Law Firm), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Trisha Holland (Eraclides, Gelman, Hall, Indek, Goodman, Waters & Traverso), Lawrenceville; Marion Waters (Eraclides Gelman Hall Indek Goodman & Waters LLC), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1726

    Workers' Compensation Board Lacked Jurisdiction Over Work-Related Injuries Resulting From Out-Of-State Asbestos Exposure

  • Faison et al. v. Faison

    Publication Date: 2018-03-23
    Practice Area: Real Estate | Trusts and Estates
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: W. Meeks (Attorney at Law), Leesburg, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Hadden (Turkheimer & Hadden, LLC), Atlanta; John Cotton (Cotton Law Firm, P.C.), Cordele, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1610

    Trial Court Erred In Failing to Determine Heirs Property Before Ordering Mediation in Partition Dispute