CHARLESTON (AP) — Rising sea levels will mean extreme floods along the coast of the Carolinas in coming years with billions of dollars in property in danger according to new reports from a nonprofit group of scientists. Climate Central of ...Read More »
Corey v. Sec’y, Dep’t of Housing and Urban Development A landlord violated the Fair Housing Act’s disability discrimination provisions when he required a prospective tenant who cared for her adult brother, who suffered from mental retardation and severe autism, to obtain renter’s insurance for $1 million, provide a doctor’s statement that the brother did not pose a liability threat, and assume responsibility for any property damage; the 4th Circuit grants enforcement of an order for payment of a civil monetary penalty and damages for the prospective tenant’s emotional distress.
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Alliance Mutual Insurance Co. v. Guilford Insurance Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-16-0290, 10 pp.) (Cheri Beasley, J.) Appealed from New Hanover County Superior Court. (Russell J. Lanier Jr., J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Click here for the full text of the ...Read More »
Hensley v. McDowell County. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-16-0642, 11 pp.) (Robert N. Hunter Jr., J.) Appealed from McDowell County Superior Court. (James L. Baker, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: As to the validity of the warrant to search his property, ...Read More »
This case arose out of the development of a townhome neighborhood in Carriage Park in Henderson County. The developer, Carriage Park Associates, LLC, created a restricted townhome community and provided plans for construction, the lots, a designated builder (Estate Homes ...Read More »