In a series of three decisions handed down in April, the North Carolina Court of Appeals held that despite working within a department supported by county funds, sheriff’s deputies—and others hired by the sheriff—are not county employees. In holding so, ...Read More »
Young v. Bailey (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-07-0353, 9 pp.) (Sanford Steelman Jr., J.) Appealed from Mecklenburg County Superior Court (W. Robert Bell, J.) N.C. App. Holding: As this court determined in McLaughlin v. Bailey [Lawyers Weekly No. 15-07-0305], a sheriff’s ...
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Municipal – Sovereign Immunity – Insurance Policy Exclusion – Sheriff’s Deputy – Record on Appeal – Interlocutory Appeal
Smith v. Heath. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-1165, 6 pp.) (Sanford A. Steelman Jr., J.) Appealed from Pitt County Superior Court. (Clifton W. Everett Jr., J.) N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: Because an insurance ...Read More »