• Winfrey v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-10-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Steven Sadow, (Attorney At Law), Atlanta, Matthew Winchester (Law Offices of Matthew K. Winchester), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Michael Carlson, John Edwards, Andrew Ekonomou, D. Reynolds, (District Attorney's Office, Cobb Judicial Circuit), Marietta, Atlanta, Donald Geary, (The Geary Law Firm, P.C.), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A16A1609

    Court Adopts Supreme Court Opinion to Reverse Trial Court

  • Grace v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-10-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Rachel Ackley, (Rachel Ackley Law, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Sherry Boston, (Dekalb County District Attorney), Decatur, Deborah Wellborn, (Assistant District Attorney), Decatur, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1255

    Court Affirms Conviction and Sentence of Child Sex Trafficker Sentenced to Life in Prison as a Recidivist

  • Britt v. Jackson et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-16
    Practice Area: Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Howard Stiller, (Howard J. Stiller, P.C.), Albany, Beau Shrable, (The Shrable Law Firm PC), Albany, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Kathleen Turnipseed, (GA Department of Law), Atlanta, Macon, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1190

    Court Affirms Dismissal of Complaint Against Department of Corrections for Negligently Causing Car Accident on Sovereign Immunity Grounds

  • Christian v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-10-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Cynthia Harrison, (Attorney At Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Brian Fortner, Ryan Leonard, Anna Vaughan-Upshaw, (Douglas County District Attorney's Office), Douglasville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1132

    Court Affirms Conviction of Disgruntled Tenant Who Made Violent Threats to Former Landlord

  • Coates v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-10-15
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joshua Larkey, (Law Office of Joshua A. Larkey, Esq.), Fitzgerald, for appellant.
    for defendant: George Barnhill, Ian Sansot, (District Attorney's Office, Waycross Judicial Circuit), Waycross, Douglas, Lyons, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1098

    Court Adopts Opinion of Supreme Court and Orders Resentencing of Convicted Felon in Possession of Firearm Whose Counts Were Not Merged in Original Sentence

  • Sherwood et al. v. Williams

    Publication Date: 2018-10-15
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A18A1338

    Court Affirms Judgment in Favor of Patron Injured by Car Lift in Mechanic's Shop

  • 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

  • Whitaker Farms, LLC v. Fitzgerald Fruit Farms, LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-10-12
    Practice Area: Real Estate
    Industry: Agriculture
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Brown
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Christy, (Schreeder, Wheeler & Flint), Atlanta, George Rosenzweig, (Rosenzweig, Jones Horne & Griffis, PC.), Newnan, for appellant.
    for defendant: Nowell Berreth, Max Marks, (Alston & Bird LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1420

    Court Affirms Verdict in Favor of Leaseholder That Was Denied Entry to Harvest Peaches and Reverses Trial Court's Refusal to Allow for Award of Punitive Damages

  • Evelyn v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-10-11
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Randolph Frails, (Attorney at Law), Augusta, Stacy Norris, (Frails & Wilson LLC), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Joshua Smith, (District Attorney's Office), Augusta, Henry Syms, (Office of The District Attorney), Augusta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1077

    Court Affirms Denial of Motion to Withdraw Guilty Plea by Kidnapper Who Alleged That He Failed to Understand his Ineligibility for Parole

  • Glover v. Georgia Power Company

    Publication Date: 2018-10-11
    Practice Area: Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry: Energy
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jesse Bowles, (Attorney at Law), Cuthbert, Joseph Durham, Donald Lee, (Lee Durham, LLC), Albany, for appellant.
    for defendant: Hugh McNatt, (Balch & Bingham LLP), Vidalia, George Carley, (Carley, Gregory & Gregory) Decatur, for appellee. Raleigh Rollins, (Alexander & Vann LLP), Thomasville, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1005

    Court Affirms Summary Judgment in Favor of Power Company Facing Allegations That It Failed to Provide Sufficient Lighting on Highway and Caused Fatal Accident