• Yim et al. v. Carr

    Publication Date: 2019-05-23
    Practice Area: Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A19A0715

    Court Reverses Order Denying Summary Judgment to Parents of Tortfeasor but Reverses Order Granting Enforcement of Settlement with Tortfeasor

  • Moore v. Wellstar Health System, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-17
    Practice Area: Evidence | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Roy Barnes, James Tribble, (The Barnes Law Group, LLC), Marietta, Meri Benoit, (Malone Law Office), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Hall, Kenneth Jones, (Hall, Booth, Smith & Slover), Atlanta, Melissa Reading, Frederick Gleaton, Laura Strong, (Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1810

    Court grants new trial to medical malpractice plaintiff because of introduction of hearsay evidence at first trial

  • Summerville et al. v. Innovative Images, LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-05-14
    Practice Area: Legal Malpractice
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kathryn Whitlock, (Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP), Atlanta, For Appellant.
    for defendant: Warren Hinds, (Attorney At Law), Roswell, For appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0258

    Court Reverses Trial Court Order Denying Motion to Compel Arbitration Where Trial Court Had Held That Arbitration Provision in Contract for Legal Services Was Unconscionable

  • Moore v. Wellstar Health System, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-02
    Practice Area: Evidence | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Roy Barnes, James Tribble, (The Barnes Law Group, LLC), Marietta, Meri Benoit, (Malone Law Office), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Hall, Kenneth Jones, (Hall, Booth, Smith & Slover), Atlanta, Melissa Reading, Frederick Gleaton, Laura Strong, (Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1810

    New trial ordered in medical malpractice action due to improper admission of hearsay evidence

  • Sage Atlanta Properties, Ltd. v. Hawxhurst

    Publication Date: 2019-04-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Schrade, (Attorney at Law), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Orion Webb, (Smith, Welch, Webb & White, LLC), Stockbridge, for appellee. Tammi Duncan, Senoia, William Miles, (Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC), Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A2081

    Trial court is not authorized to impose special conditions on criminal sentences

  • Ortega et al. v. Coffey et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-22
    Practice Area: Personal Injury
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Dewey Hayes, (Dewey N. Hayes, Jr., P.C.), Douglas, Ashleigh Madison, (Southeast Law, LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Emily Hancock, Richard Strickland, Sean Scally, (Brown, Readdick, Bumgartner, Carter, Strickland, and Watkins), Brunswick, Moses Kim, (The Moses Firm), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1662

    County road superintendent is immune from liability for tort injuries, but emergency medical services entity is not

  • Williams v. Murrell et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-21
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Rouse, (Rouse + Copeland LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patrick Arndt, Robert Goldstucker, (Nall, Miller, LLP), Atlanta, Wade Herring, Heather Hammonds, (Hunter, MaClean, Exley & Dunn, P.C.), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0559

    NO expert affidavit required to support a fraud complaint against a medical practitioner

  • Unique Auto Sales, LLC et al. v. Dunwody Insurance Agency et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-14
    Practice Area: Insurance Litigation
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge BARNES
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Reuben Akin, Macon, Charles Cork, (Attorney at Law), Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kenneth Jones, Ernest Satterfield, (Hall, Booth, Smith & Slover), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1915

    No summary judgment on an insurance coverage matter where the full insurance policy is not in the record

  • Allen v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-03-06
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christina Kempter, (Kempter Law Group, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Benjamin Coker, (District Attorney), Thomaston, Elizabeth Kendrick, (Griffin Circuit Superior Court), Griffin, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1892

    Court affirms marijuana possession conviction over defendant's claims of ineffective assistance of counsel

  • Hernandez v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-03-04
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Wolff, (Attorney At Law), Dahlonega, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Langley, (District Attorney), Blairsville, Samantha Barrett, (Enotah Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Cleveland, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1638

    Court suppresses DUI blood test evidence due to misinformation in consent statement