Blakeley v. Town of Taylortown (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0338, 25 pp.) (Robert C. Hunter, J.) Appealed from Moore County Superior Court (James Webb, J.) N.C. App. Holding: General compensatory damages for the tort of wrongful discharge include “emotional distress”, i.e., ...Read More »
Labor & Employment
EEOC v. Propak Logistics Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-01-0310, 27 pp.) (Keenan, J.) No. 13-1687, March 25, 2014; USDC at Asheville, N.C. (Reidinger, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: An employer who won summary judgment in this national origin discrimination suit filed ...Read More »
Jackson v. North Carolina Department of Public Safety (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-09-0210, 10 pp.) (Selina Brooks, ALJ) 12 OSP 10424 Holding: Petitioner, a management employee, gave one employee confidential documents from another employee’s personnel file. Petitioner later deliberately misled his ...
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Hershner v. NC Department of Administration (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0191, 12 pp.) (Sanford Steelman Jr., J.) Appealed from Wake County Superior Court (Paul Ridgeway, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Petitioner’s termination – based upon disclosure of information which respondent failed to ...
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Horner International Co. v. McKoy (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0192, 24 pp.) (Linda Stephens, J.) Appealed from Wake County Superior Court (G. Bryan Collins, J.) N.C. App. Holding: A covenant not to compete is overbroad when it would prevent defendant from ...Read More »
Labor & Employment – REDA Claim – Job Duties – Disability – Tort/Negligence – Wrongful Discharge Claim
Sossamon v. Granville-Vance District Health Department (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-16-0176, 18 pp.) (Linda Stephens, J.) Appealed from Vance County Superior Court (Henry Hight Jr., J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Since plaintiff admits that her disability prevents her from performing the ...Read More »
Labor & Employment – Contract – Consideration – Non-Solicitation & Non-Compete Covenants – Corporate Acquisition – Civil Practice – Preliminary Injunction
AmeriGas Propane, LP v. Coffey (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-15-0141, 10 pp.) (John R. Jolly Jr., Ch.J.) 2014 NCBC 4 Holding: On the day that plaintiffs acquired defendant Coffey’s employer, Mr. Coffey signed a contract (the post-employment agreement) that included non-compete ...
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McCray v. Md. Dep’t of Transportation (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-01-0120, 17 pp.) (Gregory, J.) No. 13-1215, Jan. 30, 2014; USDC at Baltimore, Md. (Hollander, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: A long-term employee of the Maryland Department of Transportation, who alleges she ...
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