Swift Currie attorneys have attained significant victories and other achievements on behalf of our clients. Below is a list of representative cases that highlight the depth and breadth of our experience.
“In the Nature of an Interpleader” action both upholds carrier’s notice of cancellation and has all its money returned to it
An Infinity-insured vehicle was involved in an accident which resulted in a double death, which was the fault of the insured’s driver. Pre-suit demands for the policy limits were made and were met with a federal suit “In the Nature of an Interpleader,” whereby the carrier deposited the disputed limits, denied coverage and vied for the return of the funds against the two estates and other wrongful death beneficiaries involved.
Summary Judgment Affirmed for Franchisor of Hotel in Premises Liability Rape/Assault
The Court of Appeals affirmed Fulton State Court Judge Brenda Cole’s grant of summary judgment to the hotel entities on claims by plaintiff for her injuries arising out of an attack at the front desk in which she was raped, robbed, and burned by the assailant.
Defended Emergency Physician in Trial Alleging Failure to Diagnose Upper Extremity Blood Clot
Week-long trial ending with a defense verdict. Represented emergency medicine physician who worked up patient for complaint of arm pain and discharged her home with instructions to see primary care physician or return to ER if gets worse. Plaintiff alleged that Dr. Toon failed to timely diagnose upper extremity blood clot resulting in amputation of left arm.
Andrewline Wilkins v. Dr. Kevin D. Toon, Georgia Emergency Medicine Specialists, P.C., Athens Model Neighborhood Health Center, Inc., Dr. Gail Hurley; (Superior Court of Athens-Clarke County)
Commercial Code bars revocation of vehicle sales contract absent sufficient opportunity to repair defects
A seller sold a luxury motor coach without telling the buyer that the vehicle had previously been returned to the manufacturer to fix electrical problems. Those electrical problems were not, in fact, fixed when the coach was sold. The buyer brought the coach to both the seller and the manufacturer for repairs, but neither was able to fix the electrical problems.
National federal class action multi-district litigation resolves Tri-State Crematory failure
Class members from around the country initiated federal national class action multi-district litigation for the failure of the Tri-State Crematory and others, including fifty-three defendant funeral homes, to have had their loved ones properly cremated in accordance with the law.