• Allen v. ABM Aviation, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-08-25
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Markle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Keith Foster, (The Foster Firm LLC), Atlanta, Ralph Goldberg, (Goldberg & Cuvillier, P.C.), Tucker, for appellant.
    for defendant: Yamisi James, Roger Harris, (Swift, Currie McGhee & Hiers, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Angela Tartline, (Bovis Kyle Burch & Medlin LLC), Atlanta, Grant Tall, (Bader Law Firm LLC), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A0903

    Court affirms summary judgment for defendant in a slip and fall case where all evidence pointed to plaintiff's equal knowledge of the hazard

  • Scott et al. v. Forest Acres Full Gospel Church et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-11-01
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: Construction
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Markle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Cork, (Attorney at Law), Decatur, Christopher Rodd, (Whitehurst Blackburn & Warren), Thomasville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Matthew Lawrence, (Young, Thagard, Hoffman, Smith, Lawrence & Shenton), Valdosta, Valerie Pinkett, (Guideone Insurance), Des Moines, Kyle Swann, (Whelchel & Carlton, LLP), Thomasville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1053

    Summary judgment for owner of building affirmed where injured plaintiff had equal knowledge of dangers and assumed all risks

  • Hill v. MM Gas & Food Mart, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-09-26
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Markle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Dorer, (Dozier Law Firm, LLC), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Richard Foster, Elizabeth Bentley, (Swift Currie McGhee & Hiers, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1606

    Court affirms summary judgment for store owner on Plaintiff's negligence and premises liability claims regarding injury from a stray bullet

  • Simmons et al. v. Universal Protection Services, LLC et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-02
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Markle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bruce Millar, James Sullivan, (The Millar Law Firm), Jonesboro, for appellant.
    for defendant: Glenn Bass, Molly Moyer, (Scrudder Bass Quillian Horlock Taylor & Lazarus LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Sharon Andrews, (Law Offices of Tavis L. Knighten), Atlanta, for other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1702

    Independent contractor not liable for trip-and-fall injuries where contractor had no ownership interest in the premises