• In the Interest of J. B., a child.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Johnson, (Attorney at Law), Fernandina Beach, Megan Dempsey, (Brunswick Circuit Public Defender's Office), Brunswick, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jacquelyn Johnson, Thomas Buscemi, (District Attorney's Office, Brunswick Judicial Circuit), Brunswick, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1642

    Evidence Was Insufficient to Support Delinquency Adjudication; State Failed to Show That Juvenile Stole Vehicle

  • Simpson v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-01-07
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Hodges
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Margaret Bullard, (Office of the Public Defender, Atlanta Judicial Circuit), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Paul Howard, Kevin Armstrong, (Office of the District Attorney), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1686

    Court affirms convictions for rape and other crimes over defendant's contentions of error in denying a right of self-representation and ineffective assistance of counsel

  • Clay v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-12-29
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leah Madden, (Davis Madden & Associates, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Paul Howard, Richard Caplan, (Office of the Fulton County District Attorney), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1646

    Slight Evidence From Defendant's Cell Phone Served to Corroborate Accomplice's Testimony Against Him

  • Callicott v. Scott et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-12-15
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sidney Moore, (The Moore Law Firm, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: S. Malone, (Nelson Mulins Riley & Scarborough), Atlanta, Michael Terry, (Bondurant Mixson & Elmore), Atlanta, Michael Orr, (Dawson Orr), Jacksonville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1366

    Minority Shareholder Was Required to Bring a Derivative Action Against Other Shareholders Because She Did Not Suffer a Special Injury

  • Cobb Hospital, Inc. et al. v. Emory Adventist, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-12-14
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Health Care Law
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Armando Basarrate, Elizabeth Kitchens, David Darden, Grace Kopache, (Parker, Hudson, Rainer, & Dobbs LLP), Atlanta, David Conley, Robert Ingram, (Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele, LLP), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: J. Maines, Matthew Friedlander, Grant Schnell, (Holland & Knight LLP), Atlanta, Ryan Burke, Robert Threlkeld, Elliott Coward, (Morris Manning & Martin, LLP), Atlanta, Grace Kopache, (Parker, Hudson, Rainer, & Dobbs LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1000

    Challenge to a hospital acquisition failed because the entity being acquired was not operating and, therefore, the Hospital Acquisition Act did not apply.

  • Cynthia S. Barry v. Thomas S. Barry, III et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-12-11
    Practice Area: Trusts and Estates
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: James Blitch, (Blitch Law, PC), Atlanta, Edward Tolley, (Attorney at Law), Athens, Devin Smith, Edward Tolley, (Cook & Tolley LLP), Athens, for appellant.
    for defendant: Eddy Corn, (E A Corn, LLC), Hiawassee, James Tittle, (Attorney at Law), West Palm Beach, Daniel Duello, (Law Office of Daniel R. Duello), Blairsville, William Mercer, (William K. Mercer Jr PC), Blairsville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0839

    Court affirms ruling that an heir forfeited her beneficial interests in a will and trust pursuant to in terrorem clauses as a result of her bad faith efforts to prevent probate

  • Johnson v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-12-09
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Brown
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Adams, (Office of Circuit Public Defender), Thomaston, for appellant.
    for defendant: Elizabeth Baker, (Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney Fayette County District Attorney's Office), Fayetteville, Benjamin Coker, (District Attorney), Thomaston, Marie Broder, (Spalding County District Attorney's Office), Griffin, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1141

    Evidence of Criminal Motive Not Enough to Prove Defendant Knew Gun He Possessed Was Stolen

  • Maynard et al. v. Snapchat, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-12-09
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Todd Henningsen, Michael Neff, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Darryl Adams, (Law Offices of Michael L. Neff), Atlanta, Susan Cremer, (Neff Law), Atlanta, Timothy Peagler, (Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C.), Atlanta, Michael Terry, Amanda Seals, (Bondurant Mixson & Elmore, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lori Cohen, Sean Jessee, Andrew Smith, (Greenberg Traurig LLP), Atlanta, Jonathan Blavin, (Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP), San Francisco, Anne Conley, John Major, (Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP), Los Angeles, for appellee. Robert Johnson, (Johnson & Alday LLC), Marietta, Anne Gower, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A1218

    Manufacturer's Duty of Care to Make Products Safe Does Not Extend to Intentional Misuse by Third Parties

  • McMillan v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-12-09
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Markle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Debra Jefferson, (Attorney at Law), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Daniel Porter, Samuel d'Entremont, (Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1313

    Factual Similarities in Prior-Acts Evidence Supported Admission at Trial to Prove Intent

  • Grullon v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-12-08
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A20A1051

    Evidence Was Sufficient to Show That Drug Defendant Knowingly Possessed the Heroin Found on the Battery in His Vehicle