• Phillips v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A18A1180

    No Showing of Bad Faith in Defendant's Last-Minute Production of Important Medical Evidence

  • 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

  • In The Interest of A. F. et al., Children.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-31
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Barnwell (Avrett Ponder & Withrock), Dalton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr (Attorney General), Atlanta; Penny Hannah (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, Cynthia Johnson (Johnson Law PC), Cohutta; Shalen Nelson (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellee. Kermit McManus, Matthew Thames (Attorney at Law), Dalton, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0416

    Juvenile Court Failed to Make Particularized Assessment of Harm to Children

  • New Star Realty, Inc. v. Jungang PRI USA, LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-07-20
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mary Durant (Attorney at Law), Tucker; Leland Kynes (Kynes Law LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Andrew Flake, Megan Mitchell (Arnall Golden Gregory LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Jeongha Lee (Jackson County Correctional Institute), Jefferson; West Point Property Group LLC, Atlanta; New Star Realty & Investment Inc, Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0777

    Francisor Real Estate Company Not Vicariously Liable For Franchisee President's Improper Transfer of Escrow Account Funds

  • Jones v. Federated Mutual Insurance Company

    Publication Date: 2018-07-18
    Practice Area: Insurance Law
    Industry: Automotive | Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Paul Ayerbe (Ayerbe & Cowart), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Charles McDaniel, Ryan Kolb (Carlock Copeland & Stair LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Rashod Lamar, Macon, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0039

    Drivers Who Were Injured While Driving Auto Dealership's Car Were Validly Excluded From Dealership's Uninsured Motorist Coverage

  • Ventura v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-07-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Saul (Attorney at Law), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Susan Treadaway (Assistant District Attorney), Marietta; John Edwards (District Attorney's Office, Cobb Judicial Circuit), Marietta; D. Reynolds (District Attorney), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0479

    The trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying defendant's motion for new trial based on his contention that the prosecutor in his trial should have been disqualified because her husband had previously represented him in an unrelated felony case.

  • Steele v. Steele

    Publication Date: 2018-07-13
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Louis Johnson (Louis Johnson P.C.), Rome, for appellant.
    for defendant: Keith Williams (Attorney at Law), Rome, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0353

    Evidence Supported Family Court's Finding That Biological Mother Neither Stayed in Communication With Child Nor Provided For Care and Support

  • Coen v. Aptean, Inc. et al

    Publication Date: 2018-07-05
    Practice Area: Damages | Employment Litigation | Personal Injury
    Industry: Software
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Cork (Attorney at Law), Decatur; Timothy Coen, Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Matthew Ames (Balch & Bingham LLP), Atlanta; Steven Collins (Alston & Bird LLP), Atlanta; Richard Robbins (Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield LLC), Atlanta; Alexa Ross (Robbinsfreed), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0522

    Abusive Litigation Plaintiff Could Elect to Seek General Damages For Mental Distress

  • Ramirez v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-05-23
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jason Hood (Attorney at Law), Calhoun, for appellant.
    for defendant: Rosemary Greene (District Attorney), Calhoun; Sharon Fox (Gordon County District Attorney's Office), Calhoun, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0502

    Defendant Who Was Not Present at Bench Conference When Attorneys and Judge Discussed Jury Selection Issues Was Not Denied His Right To Be Present At All Trial Proceedings

  • Moore v. Hullander

    Publication Date: 2018-05-21
    Practice Area: Attorney Rates and Arrangements | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Niedrach (Attorney at Law), Rome, for appellant.
    for defendant: Anthony Perrotta (Attorney at Law), Cartersville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0592

    The Court vacated the award of attorney fees to wife in a dispute with her ex-husband over child custody and child support and remanded the case for the trial court to reconsider whether attorney fees should be granted and, if so, to enter a judgment containing sufficient findings of fact and conclusions of law to support such an award.