Joyce Farms, LLC v. Van Vooren Holdings, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0194, 18 pp.) (Robert C. Hunter, J.) Appealed from Forsyth County Superior Court (William Wood Jr., J.) N.C. App. http://appellate.nccourts.org/opinions/?c=2&pdf=30994 Holding: Because the trial court ordered Van Vooren Game ...Read More »
Premier, Inc. v. Peterson (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0195, 19 pp.) (Mark Davis, J.) Appealed from Mecklenburg County Superior Court (Calvin Murphy, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Defendants are entitled to an “earnout” for each hospital that implements plaintiff’s SafetySurveillor product. Although ...
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Botts v. Tibbens (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0189, 12 pp.) (Donna Stroud, J.) Appealed from Durham County Superior Court (Michael Rivers Morgan & Paul Gessner, JJ.) N.C. App. Holding: It is true that, when defendant agreed to install a residential septic ...Read More »
Smallwood v. Irwin Mortgage Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-02-0126, 6 pp.) (Terrence W. Boyle, J.) 5:12-cv-00047; E.D.N.C. Holding: After three prior unsuccessful loan modifications, plaintiff failed to provide the defendant-loan servicer with the income verification it requested as a condition ...
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Contract – Promissory Notes – Real Property – Banks & Banking – Tort/Negligence – Fraud Counterclaims – Failed Subdivision
Synovus Bank v. Karp (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-04-0101, 39 pp.) (Martin Reidinger, J.) 1:10-cv-00172; W.D.N.C. Holding: Not only did the defendant-borrowers not rely on the plaintiff-bank’s appraisals of the lots defendants were buying, but defendants never even saw the appraisals ...Read More »
Contract – Interstate Commerce Act – Carmack Amendment – Event Sponsor – Freight Movement – ‘Carrier’
Saacke North America, LLC v. Landstar Carrier Services, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-04-0047, 18 pp.) (Richard L. Voorhees, J.) 5:11-cv-00107; W.D.N.C. Holding: In Illinois, a tradeshow sponsor assembled, packed and moved the plaintiff-shipper’s freight from plaintiff’s tradeshow booth to the ...
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Contract – Equipment Lease – Civil Practice – Summary Judgment – Admissions in Answer – Contradictory Affidavits
Jeffreys Leasing Co. v. Gillani (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-16-0036, 8 pp.) (Ann Marie Calabria, J.) Appealed from Wayne County Superior Court (J. Carlton Cole, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Defendant’s answer admitted that Sapna Hotel Group of Peachtree City, LLC ...
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