• Pham v. Black

    Publication Date: 2018-10-30
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Bailey, Randolph Powell, Bailey Sabulis, Arthur Cheek, (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: LaTisha Jackson, Thomas Sampson, (Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins LLP), Atlanta, Thomas Sampson, (Attorney At Law), Atlanta, for appellee. Wade Copeland, Stephanie Vari, (Carlock Copeland & Stair, LLP), Atlanta, Hunter Allen, (Allen, McCain & O'Mahoney, P C.), Atlanta, Robert Monyak, (Peters & Monyak, LLP), Atlanta, Austin Ellis, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1360

    Court Reverses Order Denying Summary Judgment to Doctor Accused of Causing Emergency Room Patient's Death by Failing to Stabilize the Patient

  • Southwestern Emergency Physicians, P.C., et al. v. Quinney et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-17
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Braintwain, Michael Frankson, Randolph Powell, (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Virgil Adams, Caroline Herrington, (Adams, Jordan & Herrington, PC), Macon, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0871

    Court Affirms Verdict in Favor of Patient Who Suffered Irreversible Paraplegia After Receiving Improper Treatment in Emergency Room

  • Shane H. Berryhill et al. v. Dale P. Daly et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-12
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kathryn Pinckney, (Savage & Turner, PC.), Savannah, Brent Savage, (Savage Turner & Pinckney PC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Wiley Wasden, Travis Windsor, (Brennan & Wasden, LLP), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1089

    Court Reverses Verdict in Favor of Doctor Alleged to Have Overprescribed Heart Medication

  • George Westley Wentz et al. v. Emory Healthcare, Inc. et al

    Publication Date: 2018-10-03
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Douglas Daum, (Attorney At Law), Snellville, Don Jones, (Jones & Duff, LLC), Loganville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Brian Trulock, Alan Payne, (Bendin Sumrall & Ladner, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0908

    Renewed medical malpractice claim reinstated after plaintiff dismissed original claim without prejudice

  • Edokpolor et al. v. Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-02
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joseph King, (Joseph H. King, Jr. P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Gailya McElroy, James West, (Attorney At Law), Decatur, Austell, Gerond Lawrence, (Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins, LLP) Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A16A1031

    Court Affirms Grant of Motion for Summary Judgment in Medical Malpractice Dispute

  • Doherty v. Brown et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-29
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Hall, Nichole Hair, (Hall Booth Smith, PC), Atlanta, Nathan Gaffney (Fried Rogers Goldberg) Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Anderson, (Downey & Cleveland, LLP) Marietta, Edward Wynn, (Slappey & Sadd, LLC), Atlanta, David Root, (Carlock, Copeland and Stair LLP), Atlanta, James Sadd, Daniel Epstein, (Slappey & Sadd, LLC), Atlanta, Neil Edwards, (Attorney At Law), Atlanta, Frank Lowrey, (Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A16A0763

    Jury instruction on ordinary negligence is improper if evidence does not support an ordinary negligence claim.

  • Gordon et al. v. Dennis

    Publication Date: 2018-08-15
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Heather Ware, John Hall, David Younker, Steven Harkins (Hall Booth Smith, PC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Tiffany Sellers, (Law Offices Of Tiffany Carter Sellers, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1363

    Court Reporter's Delay in Preparing Trial Transcript Supported Appellant's Requests For Additional Time to File Appeal

  • Tenet Healthsystem GB, Inc. v. Thomas

    Publication Date: 2018-08-14
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Automotive | Health Care
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Chief Justice Hines
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leah Ward Sears, Edward H. Wasmuth Jr. (Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP), Atlanta; Brian K. Mathis (Huff Powell & Bailey LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robin N. Loeb, Anne H. Coolidge-Kaplan (Garland, Samuel & Loeb, PC.), Atlanta, for appellee. Layne Zhou, Hunter S. Allen Jr. (Allen & McCain PC), Atlanta, for amicus appellant. Charles Madden Cork III, Decatur, for amicus appellee. Eric Jeffrey Frisch, Claire A. Sumner (Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP), Atlanta; Michael Scott Bailey, David Donald Mackenzie (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: S17G1021

    Claim In Second Amended Complaint Imputing Simple Negligence Against Hospital Related Back to Original Malpractice Complaint

  • Siska v. McNeil et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-31
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leon VanGelderen (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Leslie Cline, Brian Mathis (Huff Powell Bailey LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0530

    Trial Court Erred In Dismissing Complaint For Failure to File Expert Affidavit

  • Adams et al. v. McDonald et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-26
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice | Personal Injury
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mr. Matthew Cook, Kate Cook (Cook Law Group LLC), Cornelia; Jonathan Parrish (The Parrish Law Firm LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Michael Bailey (Huff Powell & Bailey LLC), Atlanta; James Brim, Weymon Forrester (Forrester & Brim LLP), Gainesville; Thomas Cole (Welchel Dunlap Jarrard & Walker LLP), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0155

    Stroke That Followed Initial Medical Misdiagnosis Was New Injury That Restarted Running of Statutory Limitations Period