Nixon Associates, LLC v. Brown (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-16-0058, 14 pp.) (Mark Davis, J.) Appealed from New Hanover County Superior Court (W. Allen Cobb Jr., J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: According to defendant-tenant Brown, when she expressed doubt that her ...Read More »
Landlord/Tenant — Eviction – Federally Subsidized Housing – Preemption – Babysitter’s Drug Possession – Unconscionability – First Impression
Eastern Carolina Regional Housing Authority v. Lofton (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-1166, 22 pp.) (Sam Ervin IV, J.) Appealed from Wayne County District Court (David Brantley, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Even though federal law would allow the plaintiff-landlord to evict the ...Read More »
Landlord/Tenant — Tenant Security Deposit Act – Remedies – Civil Practice – Class Action Application
Neil v. Kuester Real Estate Services, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-1026, 29 pp.) (Linda Stephens, J.) Appealed from Watauga County Superior Court (Mark Powell, J.) N.C. App. Holding: The plaintiff-tenants’ misinterpretation of the Tenant Security Deposit Act leads them to ...Read More »
Landlord/Tenant — Civil Practice – Interlocutory Appeals – Commercial Lease – Sublease – Excess Rents – Res Judicata & Collateral Estoppel
Whitehurst Investment Properties, LLC v. Newbridge Bank (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0980, 12 pp.) (Robert C. Hunter, J.) Appealed from Guilford County Superior Court (James Webb, J.) N.C. App. Holding: The denial of defendants’ motion to dismiss is an interlocutory order. ...Read More »
Landlord/Tenant – Implied Warranty of Habitability – Subject Matter Jurisdiction — Standing – Aggrieved Party
4U Homes & Sales, Inc. v. McCoy (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0743, 21 pp.) (Ervin, Sam, J.) Appealed from Mecklenburg County District Court. (Ty Hands, J.) N.C. App. Holding: The district court lacked subject matter jurisdiction to hear the defendant’s appeal ...
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Landlord/Tenant – Commercial Lease – Jury Instructions – Materiality – Summary Ejectment – Witness’s Competence
GRE Properties Thomasville LLC v. Libertywood Nursing Center, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0750, 19 pp.) (Douglas McCullough, J.) Appealed from Davidson County District Court (April Wood, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Where the parties’ lease said that it could be terminated ...
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Monsanto Co. v. ARE-108 Alexander Road, LLC (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-03-0605, 20 pp.) (William Osteen Jr., J.) 1:10-cv-00898; M.D.N.C. Holding: Although a lease provided for the payment of attorneys’ fees to the prevailing party if either party sought legal services ...
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Florentz v. Gore (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-16-0586, 20 pp.) (Douglas McCullough, Ch. J.) (Martha Geer, J., dissenting) Appealed from Moore County Superior Court (Patrice Hinnant, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: The plaintiff-mother reported a mold issue to the defendant-landlord in ...
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