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sexual molestation

Nov 7, 2019

Failure to report abuse didn’t make mom accessory

  A woman who didn’t report the fact that she had discovered her husband molesting their daughter can’t be found guilty of being an accessory after the fact to the crime, but did obstruct justice when she tried to block law enforcement and social workers access to her daughter, the North Carolina Supreme Court has […]

Oct 3, 2017

Insurance — Homeowners – Negligence & Loss of Services – Molestation – Duty to Defend & Indemnify

  North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. v. Phillips (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-302-17, 13 pp.) (Donna Stroud, J.) Appealed from Wake County Superior Court (G. Bryan Collins Jr., J.) N.C. App. Holding: Defendant John Doe 236’s claims against the defendant-homeowners are based on his allegations that defendant Beverly Phillips sexually molested Doe’s minor daughter […]

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