Tag Archives: Teacher

Tort/Negligence – Schools & School Boards – Abuse of Special Needs Student – Labor & Employment – Public Employees – Teacher – Wrongful Termination – Constitutional (access required)

J.W. v. Johnston County Board of Education Since no N.C. appellate court has recognized a fiduciary duty between a middle school student and his principal, superintendent or school board, this court will not so expand N.C. law.

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Civil Practice – Res Judicata – Labor & Employment – Public Employees – Teacher – State-Court Action (access required)

Whitaker v. Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education Even though the EEOC’s right-to-sue letter was not issued until after the conclusion of plaintiff’s state-court action, since defendants’ termination of plaintiff’s employment was the basis for both the state-court action and this Title VII action, this action is barred by the doctrine of res judicata. Defendants’ motion to dismiss is granted.

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