North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. v. Jarvis (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-16-1070, 14 pp.) (Lucy Inman, J.) Appealed from Henderson County Superior Court (Tommy Davis, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Although a 2003 custody agreement may still be in ...Read More »
J.O.C. Farms, LLC v. Rural Community Insurance Agency, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-02-0904, 22 pp.) (James Dever III, C.J.) 4:12-cv-00186; E.D.N.C. Holding: Where all of the underlying administrative decisions at least implicitly found that plaintiff’s tobacco crop was damaged by ...
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Sauer Inc. v. Lexington Insurance Agency, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-02-0899, 11 pp.) (James Fox, S.J.) 5:13-cv-00180; E.D.N.C. Holding: The insurance policy that defendant provided to the plaintiff-contractor excluded coverage for faulty design or workmanship; however, the policy provided additional ...Read More »
Wilkinson v. Sun Life & Health Insurance Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-04-0875, 37 pp.) (Richard Voorhees, J.) 5:13-cv-00087; W.D.N.C. Holding: After abandoning two other justifications for terminating plaintiff’s long-term disability benefits, defendant’s third justification is that plaintiff had gone on ...
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Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co. v. KB Home (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-02-0838, 7 pp.) (W. Earl Britt, S.J.) 5:13-cv-00831; E.D.N.C. Holding: The underlying action has not been resolved, and the plaintiffs in the underlying action have not amended their complaint ...Read More »
Marks v. Scottsdale Ins. Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-01-0653, 14 pp.) (Harris, J.) No. 14-1823, June 29, 2015; USDC at Richmond, Va. (Novak, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: A hunt club member who allegedly shot at a deer and hit a ...Read More »
Capital City Real Estate LLC v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-01-0618, 20 pp.) (Gregory, J.) No. 14-1239, June 10, 2015; USDC at Baltimore, Md. (Garbis, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: A trial court erred in granting summary ...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 »