• River Place At Port Royal Condominium Association, Inc. v. Sapp

    Publication Date: 2021-04-01
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Victor Hawk, (Attorney at Law), Augusta, Reid Sanders, (Victor Hawk), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: J. Padgett, Joseph Rahimi, Haley Allen, (Rahimi Hughes & Padgett LLC), Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1923

    Court determine that premises owner was entitled to summary judgment on injured party's premises liability claim due to lack of superior knowledge of a hazard

  • Valdosta State University, et al. v. Davis

    Publication Date: 2020-09-16
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ronald Boyter, Christopher Carr, Kathleen Pacious, Angela Cusimano, (Georgia Department of Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Stephen Welsh, (Buzzell, Welsh & Hill, LLP), Macon, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1036

    Court reverses denial of summary judgment for a property owner where the plaintiff had equal knowledge of an open and obvious hazard that led to her injuries

  • Thompkins, et al. v. Gonzalez-Nunez

    Publication Date: 2020-06-18
    Practice Area: Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ronald Coleman, (Ronald R. Coleman, Jr., P. C.), Sandy Springs, for appellant.
    for defendant: Ruben Cruz, (Cruz & Associates), Atlanta, Richard Taylor, (Taylor & Viers,P.C.), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0522

    Trial Court in Negligence Action Erred in Rejecting Employer's Assumption-of-the-Risk Defense; Injured Employee Had Specific Knowledge of the Work