• Huddle et al. v. Heindel

    Publication Date: 2018-12-06
    Practice Area: Health Care Law | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jennifer Ivey, (Linley, Jones PC), Atlanta, Lloyd Hoffspiegel, Alexander Hoffspiegel, (Hoffspiegel & Associates), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Hall, Beth Kanik, (Hall, Booth, Smith, & Slover, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1154

    Court Affirms in Part and Reverses in Part Dismissal on Motion for Summary Judgment of Suit Against Therapist by Former Patient Who Had Sexual Relationship with Therapist

  • Browning v. Rabun County Board of Commissioners

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Contracts
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Donald Kennedy, (Attorney at Law), Clayton, Lee Gillis, John Kennedy, (James-Bates-Brannan-Groover, LLP), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: George Weaver, (Hollberg & Weaver, LLP), Atlanta, Eric Wilborn, (Stewart, Melvin & Frost LLP), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0906

    No waiver of sovereign immunity defense in a breach of contract action without a valid written contract.

  • Garcia et al. v. KRC Alderwood Trails, LLC et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-05
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Lanham, Clark McGehee, (Johnson & Ward), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Reale, Daniel Cheek, (Drew Eckl & Farnham LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0928

    No summary judgment in premises liability case because there were no factual findings on owner's knowledge of defects.

  • Hillman et al. v. Bord et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-02
    Practice Area: Dispute Resolution
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Angela Fox, Darren Summerville, (The Summerville Firm, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: David Klein, (Rountree & Leitman, LLC), Atlanta, Blakely Frye, (Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1045

    Attorney fee award affirmed in favor of homeowners whose prior settlement offer was rejected

  • Pure Hospitality Solutions, Inc. v. Canouse

    Publication Date: 2018-10-31
    Practice Area: Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jason Graham, Robert Kozloski, (Graham Legal, LLC), Atlanta, Cheralynn Gregoire, (Taylor, Feil, Harper, Lumsden & Hess, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Scott Bonder, Matthew Kahn, (Fried & Bonder, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1119

    Court Remands for Reconsideration the Amount of Damages to be Awarded after Trial Court Entered Default Judgment in Favor of Creditor

  • Pinnock v. Kings Carlyle Club Apartments, LLC et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-09
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Landlord Tenant Law
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Andrew Rogers, William D'Antignac, Gilbert Deitch, Kara Phillips, (Deitch & Rogers, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kindu Walker, Daniel Hendrix, (Litchfield Cavo LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0994

    Merger clause precludes apartment lessee from relying on lessor's oral statements made before lease signing

  • In Re Estate Of Jacqueline Gladstone

    Publication Date: 2018-09-18
    Practice Area: Elder Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Craig Oakes, (Attorney At Law), Suwanee, for appellant.
    for defendant: Markspector, Alpharetta, John Neville, (Neville & Cunat, LLP), Cumming, for appellee. Kevin Tallant, (Miles Patterson Hansford Tallant, LLC), Cumming, Timothy Burson, (Bovis, Kyle & Burch), Atlanta, Margaret Spaulding, (Boling Rice LLP), Cumming, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A16A1682

    Conservator's bond did not cover punitive damages

  • Lynch v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-10
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Larry Wolfe (L. David Wolfe, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Paul Howard (District Attorney), Atlanta; Arthur Walton (Assistant District Attorney), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0286

    Defendant Was Prejudiced By Erroneous Jury Instruction That Rape Charge Was Not Subject to Statute of Limitations

  • Fannie Mae v. Las Colinas Apartments, LLC et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-02
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jennifer Pierce, Kimberly Rizzotti Weber (Aldridge Pite LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Anderson (Downey & Cleveland LLP), Marietta; Robert Elarbee (Law Office of Robert R. Elarbee LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0297

    Loan Documents Unambiguously Provided for Personal Liability on Note

  • Partlow v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-07-30
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kelley Dial (Public Defender Cherokee Judicial Circuit), Cartersville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Rosemary Greene (District Attorney), Calhoun; Mark Boyd (Boyd & Marks LLC), Melbourne, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0436

    Defendant's Motion to Continue Trial to Retain New Counsel Properly Denied