• Darrell T. Price v. Gregory C. Dozier, Commissioner

    Publication Date: 2018-11-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Darrell Price, (Coffee Correctional Facility), Nicholls, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Meghan Davidson, (Nall & Miller, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1722

    No appellate court jurisdiction in a criminal appeal if a notice of appeal is not timely filed.

  • Jeschke et al. v. Turnstone Group, LLC et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-16
    Practice Area: Land Use and Planning | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Frank Moore, (Frank X. Moore Law), Blue Ridge, for appellant.
    for defendant: Elina Brim, (Lueder, Larkin & Hunter, LLC), Alpharetta, for appellee. Ean Kade Cullefer, (Georgia Chamber of Commerce), Atlanta, for amicus appellant.

    Case Number: A18A1175

    Court Affirms in Part and Reverses in Part Grant of Summary Judgment to Developer Opposing Challenge to Applicability of Covenants by Purchaser of Lots

  • White et al. v. Gens

    Publication Date: 2018-11-16
    Practice Area: Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Calhoun, (Brock, Clay, Calhoun & Rogers), Marietta, J. Gaba, (Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC), Marietta, Louis Fiorilla, (Burr & Forman, LLP), Atlanta, Monica Gilroy, (Gilroy Bailey Trumble LLC), Alpharetta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Samuel Rusbridge, (Dyer & Rusbridge, P.C.), Canton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0992

    Reformation of land title is appropriate where scrivener's error was the result of mutual mistake.

  • Houseworth v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-11-15
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Steven Sadow, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Matthew Winchester, (Law Offices of Matthew K. Winchester), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Sherry Boston, Gerald Mason, Buffy Thomas, (Dekalb County District Attorney), Decatur, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1105

    Introduction of evidence of subsequent acts that occurred 13 months after initial criminal conduct was improper and required reversal of convictions

  • Diaz v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-11-15
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ashleigh Merchant, (The Merchant Law Firm, PC), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Brian Fortner, Ryan Leonard, Samantha Newman, Joseph Cusack, (Douglas County District Attorney's Office), Douglasville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1394

    No trial court error in exclusion of testimony when other evidence was sufficient to show guilt.

  • Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. SRM Group, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-15
    Practice Area: Insurance Law
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Gram, William Turnipseed, (Savell & Williams, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: J Graddy, (Graddy Law LLC), Atlanta, Robert Howell, (Attorney At Law), Moultrie, William Lacy, (Lindsey & Lacy, P.C.), Peachtree City, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1418

    Court Affirms in Part and Reverses in Part Jury Award in Insurance Premium Dispute

  • Davis v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-11-15
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jennifer Campbell, (Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office), Columbus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Julia Slater, Ray Daniel, (District Attorney of The Chattahoochee Judicial District), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0901

    Plea in bar is not an appropriate mechanism to assert statute of limitations defense before indictment

  • Browning v. Rabun County Board of Commissioners

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Contracts
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Donald Kennedy, (Attorney at Law), Clayton, Lee Gillis, John Kennedy, (James-Bates-Brannan-Groover, LLP), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: George Weaver, (Hollberg & Weaver, LLP), Atlanta, Eric Wilborn, (Stewart, Melvin & Frost LLP), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0906

    No waiver of sovereign immunity defense in a breach of contract action without a valid written contract.

  • Smith v. Northside Hospital, Inc., et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Public Records
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lucas Andrews, (Huff, Powell & Bailey LLC), Atlanta, Peter Canfield, Rebekah Plowman, Laura Gura, (Jones Day), Atlanta, Samantha Mandell, Daniel Conner, (Kendall Law Group, LLC), Douglasville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Thurbert Baker, Bryan Bates, Nathan Garroway, James Evans, (Dentons US LLP), Atlanta, Stephen Bauer, Ian Byrnside, James Rawls, (BakerHostetler LLP), Atlanta, Susan Sommers, (Northside Hospital, Inc.), Atlanta, Charles Huddleston, S. Malone, Jessica Watson, (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP), Atlanta, Jeremy Burnette, Sidney Welch, (Polsinelli, P.C.), Atlanta, Geoffrey Raux, Stephen Quinlan, (Foley & Lardner LLP), Boston, Edward Konieczny, (Edward C. Konieczny LLC), Atlanta, for appellee. David Hudson, (Hull Barrett, PC), Augusta, for Americus.

    Case Number: A15A2303

    Court Adopts Judgment of Supreme Court on Challenge to Georgia Open Records Act's Scope and Affirms Entry of Protective Order to Prohibit Responding Party from Investigating Requesting Party's Identity and Motives

  • Cobb v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Dunn, Victor Aloisio, (Office of The Public Defender, Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit), Lafayette, for appellant.
    for defendant: Herbert Franklin, (District Attorney), Lafayette, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1018

    Court Affirms Conviction of Inmate Who Participated in Assault of Officer During Prison Riot