Tag Archives: Conversion

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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Intellectual Property – Copyright Infringement – Predicate Act Doctrine – Civil Practice – Personal Jurisdiction – Tort/Negligence — Conversion (access required)

Tire Engineering & Distribution LLC v. Shandong Linglong Rubber Co. Ltd. The 4th Circuit upholds a $26 million verdict for a Florida-based designer and distributor of underground mining tires; the district court properly exercised personal jurisdiction over a company domiciled in the United Arab Emirates and a Chinese manufacturer who conspired in Virginia with a former employee of plaintiff to manufacture tires from plaintiff’s blueprints, and defendants are not entitled to a new trial on damages even though the appellate court threw out some of plaintiff’s claims.

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