• Hall et al. v. Hill

    Publication Date: 2021-08-06
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Wrongful Death
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge phipps
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Cork, (Attorney at Law), Decatur, Trent Speckhals, (Speckhals Law, P. C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Thomas Willingham, (Law Offices of Thomas P. Willingham PC), Birmingham, William Norwood, (Pope McGlamry Kilpatrick Morrison & Norwood P.C.), Atlanta, Yehuda Smolar, (Yes Law Group, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee; John Smith, William Purvis, (Young Thagard Hoffman Smith Lawrence & Shenton), Valdosta, Richard Hines, (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough), Atlanta for other party.

    Case Number: A21A0111

    Court affirms majority of orders addressing procedure regarding estate conservator's exclusive right to represent minor children in a wrongful death action

  • General Motors LLC v. Buchanan et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-06-02
    Practice Area: Diversity | Wrongful Death
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Laurie Daniel, Jonathan Spital, (Holland & Knight), Atlanta, Charles Marsh, (Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers), Atlanta, Brian Kappel, Michael Bell, Rachel Lary, Christopyer Yearout, (Lightfoot, Franklin & White, LLC), Birmingham, Myrece Johnson, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Richard North, Richard North, (Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patrick Dawson, (Attorney at Law), Marietta, Lance Cooper, (The Cooper Firm), Marietta, Anna Cross, Darren Summerville, (The Summerville Firm, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee. Leah Sears, (Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP), Atlanta, William Custer, (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP), Atlanta, Christopher Glover, (Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis Miles), Montgomery, Darren Penn, (Penn Law LLC), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellant.

    Case Number: A21A0043

    Court affirms denial of a protective order that sought to preclude a deposition of GM's CEO and declines to adopt the apex doctrine in Georgia

  • U-Haul Company of Arizona et al. v. Rutland et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-25
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Insurance Law | Wrongful Death
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Markle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Laurie Daniel, Matthew Friedlander, (Holland & Knight), Atlanta, Sean Hyatt, Jenny Mendelsohn, Gerald Mize, Colin Kelly, (Alston & Bird LLP), Atlanta, John Oxendine, (Oxendine Law Group), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Cable, P.A.), Dallas, for appellee. Johnathan Krawcheck, (Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial), Atlanta, Sanjay Ghosh, (Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP), Atlanta, Mason Rountree, (Rountree Law Firm), Dallas, Henry Pruett, (Levy & Pruett), Decatur, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A2037

    Plaintiff Lacked Standing At Initial Stage of Litigation to Seek Declaratory Judgment Regarding Defendant's Maximum Insurance Coverage

  • November 16, 2018 | The Recorder

    Calif. Jury Hands J&J Defense Verdict in Talc Case, While S.C. Matter Ends in Mistrial

    A defense verdict in California gives Johnson & Johnson the upper hand in the litigation alleging its asbestos-containing talcum powder products caused mesothelioma.

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  • May 18, 2018 | National Law Journal

    Trial Opens Over Lawyer's Death Allegedly Caused by J&J's Baby Powder

    The trial against Johnson & Johnson claims an attorney's lifetime use of its baby powder caused her to get one of the deadliest forms of cancer.

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