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Tort/Negligence – Interference with Contract – Civil Practice – Statute of Limitations – Conversion – Unfair Trade Practices – Landlord/Tenant – Mobile Home Units (access required)

Suarez v. LCD Properties, LLC (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-16-1034, 16 p.) (Douglas McCullough, J.) Appealed from Henderson County Superior Court (Martin McGee, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Even though plaintiff alleges that defendants intimidated and bullied a prospective buyer of ...

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Tort/Negligence – Unfair Trade Practices & Fraud – Vinyl Siding – Website Representations – ‘Master Craftsmen’ – Reliance (access required)

Solum v. CertainTeed Corp. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-02-1023, 13 pp.) (James Dever III, C.J.) 7:15-cv-00114; E.D.N.C. Holding: A vinyl siding manufacturer’s website’s designation of a contractor as a “master craftsman” was mere puffery, and reading the click-wrap provisions that plaintiffs ...

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Tort/Negligence – Product Liability – Wrongful Death – Design Defect & Failure to Warn – Manufacturer’s Instructions – Hyperbaric Chamber – NIED (access required)

Sparks v. Oxy-Health, LLC (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-02-0933, 55 pp.) (Louise Flanagan, J.) 5:13-cv-00649; E.D.N.C. Holding: Where the decedent’s family members never even read the reference manual for the hyperbaric chamber in which their decedent died, and where they failed ...

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