• Andrews v. Blue Ridge NH Associates, LLC et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-12-30
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robert Katz, Briant Mildenhall, (Katz, Stepp, Wright, & Fleming), Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Thomas Graham, Howard Reese, Jacob Raehn, (Hall Booth Smith PC), Atlanta, Jonathan Bledsoe, Brittany Dant, (The Minor Firm), Dalton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1916

    Court reverses dismissal of defendants because plaintiff did not have an opportunity to conduct discovery, and vacates and remands the matter for further review

  • Justin Smiley, as Administrator of the Estates of Terri White and of Paul White v. Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P. C. et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-12-12
    Practice Area: Legal Malpractice | Products Liability
    Industry: Health Care | Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Phipps
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Robbins, Heather Sharp, (Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield LLC), Atlanta, appellant.
    for defendant: Christine Mast, H. Young, (Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1193

    Legal Malpractice Plaintiffs Who Challenged Distribution of Settlement Proceeds Failed to Show Proximate Cause or Damages

  • Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. et al. v. Johns et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-08-27
    Practice Area: Personal Injury | Products Liability
    Industry: Consumer Products
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Carl Anderson, Michael Goldman, (Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP), Atlanta, Susan Clare, Chilton Varner, Billie Pritchard, (King & Spalding LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: R. Edwards, Paul Piland, (Cochran & Edwards, LLC), Smyrna, Jennifer Coalson, David Walbert, (Parks, Chesin, Walbert & Miller, P. C.), Atlanta, John Sherrod, (Sherrod & Bernard), Douglasville, for appellee. Richard North, (Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough), Atlanta, for AM.

    Case Number: A19A0108

    Court affirms summary judgment for injured plaintiff and apportionment of damages award in a motorcycle accident case

  • Doctors Hospital of Augusta, LLC v. Georgia Department of Community Health et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-06-04
    Practice Area: Administrative Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joshua Belinfante, Kimberly Anderson, Daniel Monahan, Carey Miller, (Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield, LLC), Atlanta, Stephen Ecenia, (Rutledge Ecenia, P. A.), Tallahassee, for appellant.
    for defendant: Roxana Tatman, (Department of Community Health), Atlanta, Jeffrey Stump, (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, Monica Sullivan, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Robert Threlkeld, (Morris Manning & Martin, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0567

    Court Affirms Agency Award of Certificate of Need to Build Hospital Over Objection by Competing Bidder That Award Ignored Statutory Requirements

  • Nash v. Reed

    Publication Date: 2019-05-01
    Practice Area: Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Hodges
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jennifer Little, David Fried, Matthew Kahn, (Fried & Bonder, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Gray, (Law Office of Dan J. Colley), Duluth, for appellee. Matthew Ashby, (Savell & Williams, LLP), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A1707

    Court Affirms in Part and Reverses in Part Trial Court's Handling of Summary Judgment in Dispute Between Jogger and Driver Who Struck Driver

  • Villa Sonoma at Perimeter Summit Condominium Association, Inc. v. Commercial Industrial Building Owners Alliance, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-04-29
    Practice Area: Insurance Law
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Robl, (Robl Law Group LLC), Tucker, William Merlin, Ashley Harris, Michael Poli, (Merlin Law Group PA), Tampa, Phoenix, for appellant.
    for defendant: Eric Jenniges, Ronald Negin, Anne-Marie Shipe, (Busby & Negin), Atlanta, Michael Kennick, (Kennick & Associates), Fullerton, Richard Zelonka, (Wood Smith Henning & Berman), Atlanta, Gregory Mast, (Fields Howell LLP), Atlanta, Hobart Hind, (Butler, Pappas, Weihmuller, Katz, Craig, LLP), Tampa, Thomas Wingfield, C. Johnson, (Hall Booth Smith, P.C.), Atlanta, Stephanie Glickauf, (Goodman McGuffey, LLP), Atlanta, James Kitces, (Robins Kaplan LLP), Boston, Jeffrey Lewis, Megan Mitchell, (Arnall Golden Gregory LLP), Atlanta, Gregory Mast, (Fields Howell LLP), Atlanta, Wayne Taylor, Michelle Sherman, (Mozley Finlayson & Loggins), Atlanta, Robert Fisher, Brandon Gossett, (Clyde & Co. US LLP), Atlanta, Stephen Cotter, Frederick Ferrand, Amy Rubenstein, (Swift, Currie, McGhee & Heirs), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1760

    Court reinstates fraud and misrepresentation claims against an insurance entity

  • 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

  • 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

  • Salinas et al. v. Atlanta Gas Light Company

    Publication Date: 2018-10-24
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Energy
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: W. Briggs, (Attorney At Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Daryl Clarida, Peter Golden, (Hall Bloch Garland & Meyer LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0886

    Court Reverses Trial Court's Order Directing Resolution of Energy Supplier Dispute in Arbitration

  • Taylor et al. v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-04
    Practice Area: Insurance Litigation
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jon David Huffman, Michael McGuffee, (Poole Law Group, LLC), Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Maren Cave, (Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1398

    No coverage under a business insurance policy where claimants failed to provide timely notice of a claim