Liberty University Inc. v. Citizens Ins. Co. of America (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-01-0708, 32 pp.) (Thacker, J.) No. 14-2254, July 10, 2015; USDC at Lynchburg, Va. (Moon, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: An insurance company has no duty to defend Liberty ...Read More »
New NGC, Inc. v. ACE American Insurance Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-04-0533, 31 pp.) (Richard Voorhees, J.) 3:10-cv-00022; W.D.N.C. Holding: Even though a side-by-side comparison of the underlying complaint and the language of the parties’ insurance policy indicates that defendant ...Read More »
Integon National Insurance Co. v. Mooring (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-16-0422, 12 pp.) (John Tyson, J.) Appealed from Wayne County Superior Court (Charles Henry, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Even though James Mooring’s 19-year-old daughter lived under a different roof than ...Read More »
Integon National Insurance Co. v. Maurizzio (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-07-0240, 12 pp.) (John Tyson, J.) Appealed from Beaufort County Superior Court (Wayland Sermons Jr., J.) N.C. App. Holding: After two passengers were injured in a single-car accident and one passenger’s ...Read More »
Lunsford v. Mills (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-06-1197, 39 pp.) (Cheri Beasley, J.) (Paul Newby, J., concurring in part & dissenting in part) (Robert Hunter, J., not participating) Appealed from McDowell County Superior Court (James Downs, J.) On discretionary review from ...
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North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. v. Burns (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-1169, 11 pp.) (Lisa Bell, J.) Appealed from Wake County Superior Court (Robert Hobgood, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Where the 11-year-old defendant was compelled by parental authority to ...Read More »
Hyatt v. Prudential Insurance Co. of America (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-04-1036, 8 pp.) (Martin Reidinger, J.) 1:14-cv-00035; W.D.N.C. Holding: The parties’ long-term disability (LTD) plan set a three-year limitation on filing suit, beginning at the end of a 90-day period ...Read More »