following appellate court opinion summaries are samples from
cases where Mr. Bryant represented a
client before the Georgia appellate courts in either the Georgia Supreme Court or the Georgia Court of
Land Title, Inc. v. North Georgia Title, Inc.
270 Ga.App. 4, 606 S.E.2d 43 (2004)
Breach of contract, negligent title examination, fraud and pierce the
corporate veil jury verdict against title examiner upheld on appeal.
Design & Const., Inc. v. Autry
240 Ga.App. 448, 523 S.E.2d 658 (1999)
Judgment in favor of subcontractor against general contractor for
construction work performed at religious institute upheld on appeal.
v. Vertex Associates, Inc.
226 Ga.App. 322, 487 S.E.2d 12 (1997)
Breach of contract, fraud, quantum meruit and punitive damages jury
verdict in favor of general contractor against dentist landowner upheld
266 Ga. 28, 463 S.E.2d 891 (1995)
State of Georgia prohibited from using video-tape evidence of DUI
arrest where arresting officer unable to provide foundation for
authenticity of tape.
v. Berky, 222 Ga.App. 151, 473 S.E.2d 590
v. Berky, 214 Ga.App. 174, 447 S.E.2d 147
case led to the enactment of O.C.G.A. Sec. 24-4-48 - "Admissibility of
photographs, motion pictures, videotapes, and audio recordings when
necessitated by unavailability of witness."
v. City of Lawrenceville
206 Ga.App. 395, 425 S.E.2d 404 (1992)
Individual arrested for DUI is entitled to a separate independent blood
alcohol test unhampered by any delaying actions of arresting officer.
v. Texaco Refining & Marketing, Inc.
205 Ga.App. 292, 422 S.E.2d 216 (1992)
Texas law applied to enforce an indemnification provision in business
contract when liability arose from a slip and fall personal injury
v. Central Bank & Trust Co.
204 Ga.App. 675, 420 S.E.2d 358 (1992)
A secured party who sells collateral after a default by the obligor is
not required to establish the commercial reasonableness of the sale in
a motion for summary judgment in action against a guarantor.
v. SAS Systems, Inc.
204 Ga.App. 428, 419 S.E.2d 507 (1992)
Employee who pled nolo contendere to employment theft charge is barred
from bringing malicious prosecution and emotional distress action
203 Ga.App. 267, 416 S.E.2d 836 (1992)
Statute providing that quashing of second jury indictment or
presentment bars further prosecution, which did not explicitly apply to
accusations, would not be extended to all criminal actions and all
defendants, and thus defendant whose charge by accusation of simple
battery was dismissed without prejudice on three occasions was not
entitled to protection of statute.
v. Vertex Associates, Inc.
199 Ga.App. 278, 404 S.E.2d 574 (1991)
Public works payment bond statute is liberally construed in favor of
protecting those who do work or furnish materials for public works projects.
Evans BMW, Inc. v. Williams
196 Ga.App. 230, 395 S.E.2d 650 (1990)
A party who acquires title in good faith upon purchase of a car retains
that good title as against the party who conveyed voidable title to the
v. City of Lawrenceville Housing Authority
193 Ga.App. 94, 387 S.E.2d 6 (1989)
Court of Appeals lacks jurisdiction to consider case where appealing
party fails to follow applicable appeal procedures.
v. Gwinnett County
259 Ga. 507, 384 S.E.2d 666 (1989)
Award of attorney's fees appropriate where plaintiff brought action
without first determining whether there was a legal basis supporting
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