• Cooper v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-02-18
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Phipps
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Garth Cooper, Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patrician Burton, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Emily Richardson, Donna Stribling, William Kemp, (DeKalb County Solicitor-General's Office), Decatur, Paula Smith, (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1946

    Pro Se Appellant's Brief Lacked Appropriate Citations to Record And Legal Authorities, Warranting Affirmance of Judgment

  • Joyner et al. v. Leaphart et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-17
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Eugene Butt, James Potts, (James Hugh Potts II, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Andrew Wilkesm, Irving Drought, (Oliver Maner LLP), Savannah, for appellee. Christopher Phillips, (Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn, P.C.), Savannah, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A2097

    Court affirms dismissal of a wrongful death and malpractice complaint on the basis of the two-dismissal rule

  • SDM Investments Group, LLC, et al. v. HBN Media, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-17
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Civil Procedure
    Industry: Legal Services | Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Downs, (Downs Law, LLC), Atlanta, John Dennehy, (Dennehy Law), Nashua, for appellant.
    for defendant: Travis Hargrove, (The Finley Firm), Columbus, MaryBeth Gibson, (The Finley Firm), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1775

    Appellants' Unreasonable and Unexcused Failure to Timely File Trial Transcript Warranted Dismissal of Appeal

  • Carbonara et al. v. Fortress Group, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-29
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Robbins, Heather Sharp, (Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Eric Nathan, Philip Weener, Devin Phillips, Mathis Wilkens, (Weener Nathan Phillips LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1888

    Court dismisses an appeal where appellants were responsible for unreasonable and inexcusable delays in obtaining and filing a trial record and transcript

  • Beyond Meat, Inc. v. Don Lee Farms, A Division of Goodman Food Products, et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-27
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Food and Beverage
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Hodges
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sada Baby, Halsey Knapp, (Krevolin & Horst LLC), Atlanta, Christopher Yeung, (Covington & Burling LLP), New York, for appellant.
    for defendant: Alan Clarke, Michael Ross, (Taylor English Duma LLP), Atlanta, Daniel Platt, Edward Lee, (Loeb & Loeb LLP), Los Angeles, Michael King, (Greenberg Traurig, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1131

    Court vacates denial of a motion for a protective order and/or to quash a subpoena and remands case for reconsideration solely in view of the record before the trial court

  • In Re Declaration of Judicial Emergency.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-21
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Randolph Frails, (Attorney at Law), Augusta, Wayne Brown, (Augusta Law Department), Augusta, Tameka Haynes, (Frails & Wilson), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Long, (TuckerLong, P.C.), Augusta, Carl Brown, Augusta, for appellee. David E. Hudson, David Hudson, Augusta, for AM.

    Case Number: A21A0081

    Court dismisses City's appeal of an emergency judicial order because the court has no jurisdiction to consider the appeal

  • Ford v. Carter

    Publication Date: 2021-01-07
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Harold Jones, (Law Office of Harold Jones), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Nicole Stout, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1725

    Court reverses dismissal order in a slip and fall case and remands to give plaintiff an opportunity to respond to arguments that service of process was not diligently pursued

  • Coin-Op Solutions, LLC v. Norcross Convenience, LLC

    Publication Date: 2020-12-21
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jonathan Hawkins, (Law Firm GC (Hawkins), LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Steven Kushner, Joseph Hart, (Fellows LaBriola LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1550

    Court vacates a superior court order in a lottery machine dispute because licensee failed to follow the proper Georgia Lottery Corporation dispute appeal procedures

  • Bell v. Hargrove

    Publication Date: 2020-12-18
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Monroe, (Attorney at Law), Dawsonville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Bennett Bryan, Omari Crawford, (The DeKalb County Law Department), Decatur, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1061

    Court affirms summary judgment denying a writ of mandamus against a Judge on a weapons carry license where applicant had other legal remedies

  • Cates v. Brown

    Publication Date: 2020-11-25
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Trusts and Estates
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Alan Perry, (Page Perry), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Gregory Lancaster, (Attorney at Law), Buford, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1088

    Court affirms jury verdict and judgment on an unjust enrichment claim over challenges from estate administrator involving unmarried status of claimant