• Coto et al. v. Trustees of Bridges of Hope Charitable Trust et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-04-23
    Practice Area: Health Care Law | Wrongful Death
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Andrew Lavoie, Gerald Edenfield, Susan Cox, (Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, PC), Statesboro, Ray Smith, (Attorney at Law), Richmond Hill, for appellant.
    for defendant: Warner Fox, Joseph Wieseman, (Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A2159

    Wrongful Death Plaintiff Seeking Confidential Treatment Facility Information Failed to Comply With Federal Regulatory Notice Requirement

  • United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia, Inc. et al. v. Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-01-24
    Practice Area: Health Care Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lawrence Bracken, Eric Taylor, Laura Wagner, Ra Amen, (Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP), Atlanta, Daniel Millman, (Hunton & Williams LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jason Alloy, Joshua Belinfante, Alexander Denton, Joseph Saul, (Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield, LLC), Atlanta, Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Annette Cowart, (Georgia Department of Law), Atlanta, Shalen Nelson, (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, Michelle LeGrande, (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A2203

    Department of Community Health Needs to Clarify its Rationale for Decision in Dispute Over Medicaid Reimbursements to Service Providers

  • Rockdale Hospital, LLC v. Evans et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-10-24
    Practice Area: Health Care Law | Medical Malpractice | Personal Injury
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Daniel James Huff, Sharonda Boyce Barnes, Randolph Page Powell, Jr., (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lloyd Noland Bell, (Bell Law Firm), Atlanta, Sidney Leighton Moore, III, (The Moore Law Firm, P.C.), Atlanta, Lawrence Bernard Schlachter, (Schlachter Law Firm PC), Atlanta, James O. Wilson, Jr., (Trial Lawyers), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18G1189

    Court of Appeals Erred in Overriding Medical Malpractice Jury's Zero Damages Award For Past Pain and Suffering

  • Georgia Department of Community Health v. Emory University, et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-08-16
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Health Care Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Isaac Byrd, Christopher Carr, (Deputy Attorney General), Atlanta, Daniel Walsh, (Department of Law, State of Georgia), Atlanta, Forrest Pearce, (Ray and Gregory, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lawrence Myers, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Dorothy Cornwell, (Smith Moore Leatherwood, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0615

    Hospital Could Not Transfer Its In-Patient Rehabilitation Program To Separate Entity Prior to Approval of New Certificate of Necessity

  • Hill vs. Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-08-15
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Employment Compliance | Health Care Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Brown, (Attorney at Law), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Annarita McGovern, (Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney, LLP), Atlanta, Richard Mitchell, Aaron Danzig, Richard Mitchell, Samuel Lyddan, (Arnall Golden Gregory LLP), Atlanta, Robert Threlkeld, Anthony Cestaro, (Morris Manning & Martin, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Sara Vann, (Office of the Attorney General, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit), Atlanta, Jeanette LeRay, (Hall Booth Smith, P.C.), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A19A0336

    Original Complaint Allegations Not Binding Following Amended Complaint That Did Not Incorporate Earlier Allegations

  • UHS of Anchor, L.P. d/b/a Southern Crescent Behavioral Health System v. Georgia Department of Community Health et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-08-12
    Practice Area: Health Care Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robert Threlkeld, Anthony Cestaro, (Morris Manning & Martin, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Marial Ellis, Roxana Tatman, Daniel Walsh, Rachel King(Department of Law, State of Georgia), Atlanta, Forrest Pearce, (Ray and Gregory, LLC), Atlanta, Christopher Anulewicz, Austin Alexander, (Balch & Bingham LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0425

    Department of Community Health should have conducted a Certificate of Need review with respect to health care facility's expanded operations

  • Cobb Hospital, Inc. d/b/a Wellstar Cobb Hospital et al. v. Georgia Department of Community Health et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-13
    Practice Area: Health Care Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Hodges
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Armando Basarrate, Elizabeth Kitchens, David Darden, (Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs, LLP), Atlanta, David Conley, Robert Ingram, (Moore, Ingram, Johnson & Steele), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Isaac Byrd, Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Roxana Tatman, Rachel King, Frank Berry, (Department of Community Health), Atlanta, Daniel Walsh, (Department of Law, State of Georgia), Atlanta, Forrest Pearce, (Ray and Gregory, LLC), Atlanta, Monica Sullivan, Department Of Law), Atlanta, Robert Threlkeld, Elliott Coward, (Morris Manning & Martin, LLP), Atlanta, For Appellee.

    Case Number: A18A2009

    Court denies hospital's challenge to a certificate of need determination for a new health facility.

  • 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

  • Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Inc. et al. v. Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital Of Forsyth County, LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-11-27
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Health Care Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Brown
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Armando Basarrate, Elizabeth Kitchens, (Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, LLP), Atlanta, Armando Basarrate, Elizabeth Kitchens, (Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs, LLP), Atlanta, Robert Rozier, (Baker & Hostetler LLP), Atlanta, Michael McConnell, Laura Gura, (Jones Day), for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Threlkeld, (Morris Manning & Martin, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Rachel King, (Georgia Department of Community Health), Atlanta, Monica Sullivan, (Department of Law), Atlanta, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1029

    Court Affirms Dismissal of Appeal by Georgia Department of Community Health after the Department Failed to File Transcripts as Part of Appellate Record

  • Crittenden et al. v. White

    Publication Date: 2018-07-11
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Health Care Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Carr (Attorney General), Atlanta; Annette Cowart (Georgia Department of Law), Atlanta; Shalen Nelson (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta; Michelle LeGrande (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Adrianne Freeman (Georgia Legal Services Program), Athens, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0457

    Legal Permanent Resident Who Entered U.S. in 1996 And Remained Physically Present Not Subject to Waiting Period for Medicaid Eligibilty