• Ambrosio et al. v. Giordano, Jr. et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-09
    Practice Area: Contracts | Real Estate
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Ney, (William Brent Ney, LLC), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Bruce Dubberly, (Dubberly & McGovern), Glennville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A2118

    Parties Mutually Assented to the Terms of Real Estate Sale Agreements; Trial Court Properly Rejected Buyers' Impossibility Defense

  • Smith v. Laney et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-07
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry: Transportation
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Cork, (Attorney at Law), Decatur, Michael Braun, (Law Office of Michael R. Braun), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Calanit Hayes, Rakhi McNeill, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, William Myers, (Myers & Stroberg), Gainesville, Jason Stewart, (Dennis, Corry, Smith, & Dixon LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1736

    Court affirms jury verdict for defendants in motor vehicle collision case over defendant's arguments that two defendants should not be considered separate entities

  • Jhun et al. v. Imagine Castle, LLC et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-30
    Practice Area: Dispute Resolution
    Industry: Construction
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jon David Huffman, (Poole Huffman, LLC), Tucker, for appellant.
    for defendant: Imagine Castle, LLC et al., Alpharetta, Patricia Hughes, Alpharetta, Alfred Hughes, Alpharetta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1724

    Court affirms order compelling arbitration of contract claims and staying other proceedings notwithstanding claims of enforceability of contract under public policy

  • Bell v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-03-25
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian Steel, (The Steel Law Firm, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Alisha Johnson, Alicia Gant, (Rockdale County District Attorney's Office), Conyers, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1761

    Court affirms convictions for voluntary manslaughter over defendant's contentions of ineffective assistance, indictment error, and jury instruction error

  • Broadwater v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-03-08
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Noah Pines, (Ross & Pines, LLC), Atlanta, Andrew Fleischman, (Ross & Pines, LLC), Sandy Springs, for appellant.
    for defendant: Joshua Smith, Henry Syms, Jared Williams, (District Attorney's Office), Augusta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1635

    Admission of Evidence of Non-Defendant's Threats Against Prosecution Witness Was Harmless Error

  • Cabrera v. Ellis et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-08
    Practice Area: Personal Injury | Premises Liability
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Cheryl Treadwell, (KaneTreadwell Law LLC), Atlanta, Caleb Walker, (Katherine L. McArthur, LLC), Macon, Katherine McArthur, (McaArthur Law Firm), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Malissa Kaufold-Wiggins, Hugh McNatt, Hugh Peterson, Tyler Bishop, (Balch & Bingham LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1674

    Premises Liability Principles Not Applicable to Fall on Stairway Resulting From Individual Tortfeasor's Failure to Exercise Due Care

  • The State v. Melly

    Publication Date: 2021-03-04
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patricia Brooks, Winder, James Smith, (District Attorney), Jefferson, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kenneth Sheppard, (Attorney at Law), Smyrna, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1871

    Defendant convicted of sexual crimes against children was not entitled to a new trial when a juror accessed extraneous information that did not influence the jury decision

  • The State v. Melly

    Publication Date: 2021-03-03
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patricia Brooks, Winder, James Smith, (District Attorney), Jefferson, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kenneth Sheppard, (Attorney at Law), Smyrna, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1871

    Defendant convicted of sexual crimes against children was not entitled to a new trial when a juror accessed extraneous information that did not influence the jury decision

  • Kendricks v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-02-25
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: H. Morris, (Public Defender Office), Gainesville, Matthew Leipold, (Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender), Gainesville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Harold Buckler, Lee Darragh, Wanda Vance, (Attorney At Law Assistant District Attorney), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1954

    Child Sex Crime Victim's Journal Entry Was Admissible at Trial

  • Trico Environmental Services, Inc. v. Knight Petroleum Company et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-12-15
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Contracts
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Griffin Bell, Daniel Seelos, (Griffin Bell III, P.C.), Decatur, Charles Hudson, (Penn & Seaborn, LLC), Montgomery, for appellant.
    for defendant: Douglas Ballard, (Jones Petroleum Company, Inc.), Jackson, J. Pollette, (J. Keith Pollette, P.C.), Jackson, for appellee. Richard Carothers, (Attorney at Law), Buford, Brian Dempsey, (Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A1474

    In Real Property Dispute, Issues of Fact Remain on Breach of Warranty Claim, But Not on Breach of Contract, Negligent Misrepresentation, or Tortious Interference with Business Relations Claims