• Richey et al. v. The Kroger Company et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-07-23
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Wrongful Death
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Hadden, (The Hadden Law Firm, LLC), Atlanta, Denise Hoying, Peter Law, Ernest Moran, (Law & Moran), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Matthew Moffett, Jeff Wasick, (Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske LLP), Atlanta, Charles McDaniel, (Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP), Atlanta, Ryan Kolb, (Copeland Stair Kingma & Lovell LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0363

    Court reverses summary judgment for a defendant in a negligence case because it could not say, as a matter of law, that the plaintiff did not exercise reasonable care to avoid injury

  • Waak v. Rodriguez

    Publication Date: 2020-06-29
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Wrongful Death
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Hecht
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19-0167

    The petitioners hired Zuniga as a ranch hand.

  • Daily Report Online | News

    Appeals Court Revives Suit Over Fatal Shooting at 'Murder Kroger'

    June 22, 2020

    The Court of Appeals said a man who approached his work truck when he saw someone in it didn't necessarily know he was about to have a fatal confrontation.

  • Forbes et al. v. Auld et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-08-09
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Wrongful Death
    Industry: Travel and Tourism
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Latif Oduola-Owoo, Robert Arrington, (Arrington Owoo PC), Atlanta, Katrenia Collins, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Tricia Hoffler, (Hoffler & Associates, PC), Atlanta, Michael Terry, Amanda Seals, (Bondurant Mixson & Elmore, LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Todd Hatcher, (Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC), Marietta, Jennifer Nichols, Douglas Clayton, (Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP), Atlanta, Leigh Wilco, (Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, P.C.), Atlanta, Steven Stein, (Brady Law Group), San Rafael, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0621

    Georgia Law Applied to Determine Whether Wrongful Death Arising From Accident in Belize Was Time-Barred

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    'Nuclear Verdicts' Propel Bobby Shannon to Baker Donelson

    June 21, 2019

    Shannon said he needed a larger, more national bench to sustain his ballooning trial practice. His former firm, Denver-based Wheeler Trigg, has shut down in Atlanta because of the move.

  • Rodriguez v. Waak

    Publication Date: 2018-09-03
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Personal Injury | Wrongful Death
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Keyes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 01-17-00755-CV

    Raul Zuniga was employed at appellees' ranch caring for cattle for several years and in 2003, while moving about twenty cattle to a different pasture, he was killed by a bull.

  • Bibbs et al. v. Toyota Motor Corporation et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-10
    Practice Area: Damages | Personal Injury | Wrongful Death
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Blackwell
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Roy E. Barnes, John Raymond Bevis, John Ross Bartholomew IV (The Barnes Law Group LLC), Marietta; Robert David Cheeley (Sherry Schons - Cheeley Law Group), Norcross; Keith E. Fryer (Fryer Shuster & Lester P.C.), Atlanta; Keith Allen Pittman (Cheeley Law Group LLC), Alphatetta; Thomas A. Eaton (University of Georgia School of Law), Athens, for appellant.
    for defendant: Carrie Lynn Christie, Robert Harris Burke (Rutherford & Christie LLP), Atlanta; Frank Mitchell Lowrey IV, Amanda Kay Seals Bersinger (Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP), Atlanta; Joel H. Smith, Richard Hood Willis, Ashleigh R. Wilson (Bowman and Brooke LLP-SC), Columbia, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18Q0075

    Damages in a wrongful death action are limited by the decedent's full settlement of her earlier personal injury action.

  • Critical Path v. Cuevas

    Publication Date: 2018-04-09
    Practice Area: Wrongful Death
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Busby
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 14-16-00036-CV

    Multiple plaintiffs were critically injured and one died from an explosion during a turnaround at a Tennessee refinery.