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Tag Archives: Guilford County

Harassment by paper

Most people are dismayed to find themselves named as a defendant in a lawsuit. The district court judges of Guilford County are getting used to it. Most recently, two judges were served August 2 with a suit alleging “grand theft auto” filed by a woman who had been pulled over for a traffic stop. It’s all part of a campaign of harassment by so-called “sovereign citizens.”

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Well, give her credit for trying

After she was fired from the Guilford County Department of Social Services in 1999, Sandra Wilkins sued the agency, claiming that an increased dosage of Adderall for her attention deficit disorder had caused a drop-off in her performance and led to the firing. But the Court of Appeals found four years later that her performance didn’t decline with the new dosage; in fact, after a month on that dosage, Wilkins received the second-highest rating on a job performance evaluation.

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Attorneys – Tort/Negligence – Legal Malpractice – Standard of Care – Statute of Limitations – Damages

Chase Development Group v. Fisher, Clinard & Cornwell, PLLC. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-07-0395, 22 pp.) (Sanford L. Steelman Jr., J.) Appealed from Guilford County Superior Court (Catherine C. Eagles, J.). N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the ...

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