Contract – Burial Plot Purchase – Resale to Another – Civil Practice – Statute of Limitations – Tort/NegligenceHardin v. York Memorial Park In 1993, when her husband died, plaintiffs’ decedent bought three burial plots from defendants — one for her husband, one for herself, and one for another family member. Where defendants resold one of the plots to a stranger in 1993, and where plaintiffs originally filed suit on Nov. 9, 2006, their breach of contract claim as to that plot is time-barred. However, where the complaint does not allege the date on which the third plot was resold to a stranger, plaintiffs’ breach of contract claim as to the third plot is not barred by the statute of limitations.
You have clicked on a link to
information that is
Already a paid subscriber but not registered for online access yet? For instructions on how to get premium web access, click here.
Interested in Subscribing?
Start by choosing how you'd like your news delivered.
- Print and Digital -
Try North Carolina Lawyers Weekly for a month
Published: June 22, 2012
Time posted: 2:53 pm
Tags: Burial Plot Purchase, Civil Practice, Contract, Resale to Another, Statute of Limitations, Tort/Negligence