Appeals

Wayne Melnick and Wesley Jackson Obtain a Favorable Appellate Verdict

Georgia Court of Appeals reversed trial court’s denial of summary judgment to an out-of-possession landlord in a dog bite case holding that dog bite statute is not applicable to out-of-possession landlord, and without evidence of…

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Georgia Court of Appeals reversed trial court’s denial of summary judgment to an out-of-possession landlord in a dog bite case holding that dog bite statute is not applicable to out-of-possession landlord, and without evidence of actual knowledge of dog’s vicious propensities, the landlord was entitled to summary judgment. Not even a local ordinance purporting to create constructive knowledge on the part of the landlord could overcome this legal hurdle.

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Paul Piantino and Christopher Donnelly Obtain Successful Outcome for Client in the New Jersey Appellate Division

Paul Piantino and Christopher Donnelly obtained a reversal and remand resulting from their Appeal of a Final Judgment entered by a Bergen County Trial Court. The case arose out of an underlying action in the…

California Court of Appeal Orders County to Produce To FMG Client 42,000 Withheld E-mails

Sacramento, CA.  Dean Getz brought a California public records act case in the County of El Dorado in which he sought production of 42,000 e-mails between the County and a land developer. Getz was represented…

Casey Stansbury and Team Secures Appellate Win in the Kentucky Court of Appeals

On November 12, 2021, Kentucky’s Court of Appeals issued a decision affirming the grant of summary judgment in favor of FMG client Carey Baldwin. In Leonard Crabtree v. Carey Baldwin, et al., the plaintiff claimed…

Dana Maine Prevails in Georgia Court of Appeals

Dana Maine obtained a very favorable result in the Georgia Court of Appeals on behalf of our client, a Community Manager for a condominium association. The decision affirmed the lower court’s grant of summary judgment…

Christopher Lynch and Edward Storck Successfully Obtain Summary Judgment Pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 14-60

Christopher Lynch and Edward Storck obtained summary judgment in a case involving suit by plaintiff against the client dealership and the tortfeasor who was loaned a motor vehicle by the client dealership while the tortfeasor’s…

Matthew Jones and Kristin Ingulsrud Successful Before California Court of Appeals

Representing GEICO in a breach of contract action, Matthew Jones secured a favorable outcome in the California Court of Appeals. The action involved coverage issues arising out of damage to the engine of the plaintiff’s…