• Helton v. United Services Automobile Association

    Publication Date: 2020-04-17
    Practice Area: Insurance Litigation
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Oliver Horne, (Reynolds, McArthur & Horne), Macon, Bradley Survant, (Reynolds, Horne & Survant), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jon Wolfe, Lillian Bittick, (Chambless Higdon Richardson Katz & Griggs, LLP), Macon, for appellee. Mark Maholick, (Hall Booth Smith, P.C.), Columbus, for other party.

    Case Number: A19A1950

    Court reverses summary judgment order for insurer and remands case for further consideration of injured party's arguments on choice of law

  • Yim et al. v. Carr

    Publication Date: 2019-05-23
    Practice Area: Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A19A0715

    Court Reverses Order Denying Summary Judgment to Parents of Tortfeasor but Reverses Order Granting Enforcement of Settlement with Tortfeasor

  • Jones v. Federated Mutual Insurance Company

    Publication Date: 2018-07-18
    Practice Area: Insurance Law
    Industry: Automotive | Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Paul Ayerbe (Ayerbe & Cowart), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Charles McDaniel, Ryan Kolb (Carlock Copeland & Stair LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Rashod Lamar, Macon, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0039

    Drivers Who Were Injured While Driving Auto Dealership's Car Were Validly Excluded From Dealership's Uninsured Motorist Coverage

  • Gloria Silva v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company

    Publication Date: 2017-12-04
    Practice Area: Insurance Law | Insurance Litigation
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Frederick Massey (Hicks, Massey & Gardner, LLP), Winder, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jonathan Jones (Attorneys at Law), Marietta, for appellee. ShaMiracle Johnson (Law Office of James C. McLaughlin), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A17A1503

    The trial court properly granted insurer's motion for summary judgment on insured's uninsured/underinsured motorist claim because insured failed as a matter of law to provide insurer with prompt notice of the underlying automobile collision and her personal injury suit against a third party as required for coverage under the terms of her insurance policy.