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Civil Practice — Judgments – Credit – Tort/Negligence – Auto Accident – Contract – Insurance Payments – Workers’ Compensation (access required)

Wood v. Nunnery (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-06-0323, 2 pp.) (Per Curiam) Appealed from Forsyth County Superior Court (Edwin G. Wilson Jr., J.) On discretionary review from the Court of Appeals. N.C. S. Ct. Holding: We improvidently granted discretionary review of ...

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Civil Practice — Federal Jurisdiction – Diversity – Defunct Corporation – Attorneys – Tort/Negligence – Fraud (access required)

Conner v. Duncan (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-03-0291, 10 pp.) (Joi Elizabeth Peake, USMJ) 1:12-cv-00092; M.D.N.C. Holding: Although plaintiff is an inmate of a prison in Pennsylvania, he is still considered a resident of Virginia. Where the Virginia corporation plaintiff named ...

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Civil Practice — Personal Jurisdiction – Landlord/Tenant – Commercial Lease – W.Va. Store – N.C. Contract (access required)

Shoe Show, Inc. v. One-Gateway Associates, LLC (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-03-0254, 10 pp.) (James Beaty, J.) 1:14-cv-00434; M.D.N.C. Holding: Although both the leased space and the defendant-landlord are in West Virginia, this court has personal jurisdiction over the West Virginia ...

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