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Tort/Negligence — Medical Malpractice – Nutrition IV – Missing Nutrient – Doctor’s Signature (access required)

Crider v. Cattie (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-16-0256, 19 pp.) (Donna Stroud, J.) Appealed from Mecklenburg County Superior Court (F. Lane Williamson, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Even though the plaintiff-patient’s intravenous nutrition’s lack of thiamine caused him to develop Wernicke’s ...

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Tort/Negligence — Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage – No Contact – Inducement – Civil Practice – Motion to Amend – Fraudulent Transfers Act (access required)

KRG New Hill Place, LLC v. Springs Investors, LLC (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-15-0210, 14 pp.) (Gregory McGuire, J.) 2015 NCBC 19 Holding: Defendants’ counterclaim merely alleges that plaintiffs’ contract breach caused defendants to lose out on a separate deal with ...

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Tort/Negligence — Conversion — Property Owners’ Association – Assessments – Breach of Fiduciary Duty– Unjust Enrichment (access required)

Progress Point One-B Condominium Association, Inc. v. Progress Point One Property Owners Association, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-15-0211, 16 pp.) (Gregory McGuire, J.) 2015 NCBC 20 Holding: Plaintiff’s conversion claim is based on money it voluntarily paid to defendant, but ...

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Tort/Negligence — Constitutional – Parental Rights – Juvenile Petitions – Civil Practice – Statute of Limitations (access required)

Perry v. Pamlico County (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-02-0195, 34 pp.) (James Dever III, C.J.) 4:13-cv-00107; E.D.N.C. Holding: Plaintiff’s claims accrued when the defendant-county’s Department of Social Services removed plaintiff’s children from her custody on Sept. 28, 2009; therefore, plaintiff’s March ...

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Tort/Negligence — Products Liability – Civil Practice – Statute of Limitations – Discovery Rule – Dryer Defect (access required)

State Farm Fire & Casualty Insurance Co. v. Lowe’s Companies (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-02-0194, 6 pp.) (James Fox, Sr.J.) 5:14-cv-00441; E.D.N.C. Holding: Even though the defendant-subcontractor did not discover the reason for the defect in plaintiff’s insureds’ dryer until after ...

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Tort/Negligence — Malicious Prosecution & Abuse of Process – Domestic Relations – Domestic Trespass & Sexual Assault – Child Custody (access required)

Buck v. Buck (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-16-0173, 14 pp.) (Ann Marie Calabria, J.) Appealed from Rowan County Superior Court (Bradley Letts, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Where plaintiff testified that (1) after the parties’ separation, he visited defendant at their ...

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