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Court of Appeals of Georgia. Court Cases
Terry Matjoulis had a car insurance policy with Integon General Insurance Corporation which included collision damage coverage. When Matjoulis left her car at a garage for service, the garage rented a Toyota Camry for her to use. Matjoulis totaled the Camry in a one-car accident. Integon refused to pay for the Camry, claiming Matjoulis' policy provided only liability coverage, not collision damage coverage, for "temporary substitute" vehicles. Integon also refused to defend Matjoulis when she [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A97A0671
Short v. State (1998)
Brian David Short appeals his conviction by a jury of armed robbery. Through several enumerations of error, Short contends that the evidence was insufficient to support his conviction and that his trial counsel was ineffective. For the reasons set forth below, we affirm Short's conviction.
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A98A2013
Mrs. Desai appeals the grant of summary judgment to Silver Dollar City, Inc., doing business as White Water Theme Park, on her claim against White Water based upon an injury she sustained to her knee while using one of the theme park's water slides. The trial court also granted summary judgement on Mr. Desai's claim for loss of consortium.
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A97A1963
Grant v. State (1990)Appellant, General Grant, appeals his sentence and judgment of conviction of driving under the influence. Officer Watts of the Doraville Police Department was on duty on the evening of the incident. He had completed the state-mandated training as a police officer. He observed a car that was failing to maintain lane control, that is, it was not staying in its own lane. It was "weaving into the other lanes"; it was "stopping, going, stopping"; it was "[j]ust swerving all over the road." Officer [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A90A0906
This is an appeal from the order of the superior court granting summary judgment to the appellee Goldome Credit Corporation (GCC). Appellants assert that the trial court erred in concluding that appellee GCC was a holder in due course, and that GCC was not a holder in due course and thus was subject to the claims which appellant had against KBS Homes. Moreover, appellant asserts that appellee GCC's motion for summary judgment specifically relied upon the non-existence of any agency relationship [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: 76459
In Interest of Rn (1997)The mother of these five children appeals the juvenile court's termination of her parental rights, claiming the evidence is insufficient to support the court's judgments. The question on appeal is whether, after reviewing the evidence in a light most favorable to the lower court's judgments, "any rational trier of fact could have found by clear and convincing evidence that the natural parent's rights to custody have been lost." (Citations and punctuation omitted.) In the Interest of J.H., [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A96A2088
Rubin v. Cello Corp. (1998)
Joseph Rubin appeals the trial court's order granting defendant Cello Corporation's motion for summary judgment in the underlying product liability action. The trial court determined that Rubin failed to exercise ordinary care for his own safety.
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A98A1935
Suarez v. Halbert (2000)Ernesto and Beatriz Suarez, as maternal grandparents, filed a petition under the Family Violence Act, OCGA § 19-13-1 et seq., seeking to halt their son-in-law from committing further acts of violence against their minor grandchildren. After a hearing, the court found merit to the petition and placed the grandchildren in the grandparents' care and custody. Subsequently, the parents filed a motion for attorney fees under OCGA § 19-13-4(a)(10), and the trial court assessed $10,440.55 in attorney [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A00A1240
Gregg v. State (1991)
Appellant has filed four enumerations of error relating to the alleged erroneous admissions of prior out-of-court statements of the child victim under the provisions of OCGA § 24-3-16. Held:
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A91A1086
Reese v. State (2004)
Joe Clayton Reese appeals from a conviction for voluntary manslaughter on the grounds that there was insufficient evidence to support the conviction and that the trial court erred in its handling of the jury. We find no error and therefore affirm.
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A04A1629
Taylor v. State (1997)
Appellant, David Glenn Taylor, appeals his conviction following a jury trial on June 11 through 13, 1996, on the offenses of aggravated assault (OCGA § 16-5-21(a)(2)), terroristic threats (OCGA § 16-11-37(a)), and pointing a pistol at another (OCGA § 16-11-102), asserting that the evidence was insufficient to support such convictions. We disagree and affirm the convictions.
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A97A0989
Davis v. State (2005)
Following a jury trial that resulted in his conviction on two counts of burglary, Jefferson Scott Davis appeals, challenging the sufficiency of the evidence and contending that the court erred in admitting certain similar transaction evidence and in denying his motion for new trial that was based on ineffective assistance grounds. Discerning no error, we affirm.
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A05A1943
Morgan v. State (1990)Appellants Blair and Morgan were convicted of armed robbery at a convenience store/service station. In the early morning hours of Christmas Day 1987, the two entered the store and after tricking the attendant on duty to enter the storeroom, Blair tried to hold him inside while Morgan attempted to open the cash register. When the attendant broke out of the storeroom, Morgan struck him in the face with his fist. The attendant was forced back in the storeroom and Morgan used Blair's pocketknife to [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A90A0327, A90A0509
McClain v. State (1997)
In appealing his DUI conviction, Stanley McClain claims that the trial court should have suppressed an officer's testimony about McClain's performance on certain field sobriety tests. McClain argues that the officer lacked an articulable suspicion to stop McClain, thus violating his constitutional rights. Because the first possible "stop" occurred after the officer had smelled alcohol on McClain's breath, the judgment is affirmed.
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A97A0793
Buice v. State (1999)
Abe Lee Buice was charged with molesting his ten-year-old daughter on two occasions by placing his finger in her vagina. A Spalding County jury found Buice guilty of two counts of child molestation, and Buice appeals, asserting numerous errors. We affirm.
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A99A0554
Drammeh v. State (2007)
Following a jury trial, Sansui Drammeh was convicted of attempted trafficking in marijuana. On appeal, he asserts that the evidence was insufficient to sustain his conviction and that the trial court erred in allowing the jury to consider certain evidence. He also raises for the first time an ineffective assistance of counsel claim. Discerning no error, we affirm.
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A07A0083
In Interest of Ec (1997)
Appellant Brenda Camp challenges the termination of her parental rights, asserting that there was insufficient evidence that her child was deprived or that such deprivation, if present, was likely to continue. For the reasons set forth, we affirm the termination order of the trial court.
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A97A0454
Florrie Moore appeals the grant of summary judgment to appellee Food Associates, Inc. d/b/a Kentucky Fried Chicken in this slip and fall case. Appellant Moore contends she slipped and fell on a wet floor outside of the toilet stall area of the ladies' rest room in appellees restaurant. She contends her fall was caused by the accumulation of moisture because appellee mopped the rest room on the evening before and allowed the air conditioning system to remain on overnight. Appellee contends she [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A93A2000
Deep Six, Inc. v. Abernathy (2000)The issues on appeal are (1) whether undisputed evidence that sellers of a business had title and the right to immediate possession of tax refund checks arising from the business's pre-sale operations, authorized the court to grant the sellers summary judgment on their trover action, and (2) whether the trial court erred in holding that the sellers had not agreed to indemnify the purchaser for all appellate attorney fees connected with a pre-sale tax dispute of the business with the Internal [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A00A1005
Glass v. State (2002)A jury found Bruce Lamar Glass guilty of rape and aggravated sexual battery. This out-of-time appeal was filed following our opinion in Glass v. State. The appeal alleges (1) the evidence was insufficient to support the verdict, (2) the trial court erred in admitting similar transaction evidence, (3) the trial court erred in its similar transaction charge, (4) the trial court erred in refusing to allow Glass to present evidence of the victim's first offender plea, (5) the trial court erred [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia. Docket: A02A0195