Category Archives: Appeal

In an unpublished opinion released today, a unanimous panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Hometrust Bank v. Tsiros (COA14-267) reversed  Summary Judgment against local lender in an appeal of a deficiency action argued before the Court by … Continue reading

Posted in Appeal, Collections / Special Assets |

Judge Linda McGee, who has served on the Court of Appeals since 1995, was appointed Chief Judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals by Chief Justice Sarah Parker effective August 1, 2014.  She replaces Chief Judge John C. Martin, … Continue reading

Posted in Appeal |

Earlier today, the North Carolina Senate passed SB 58 by a vote of 45-0.  SB 58 had previously passed the NC House of Representatives on Wednesday by a vote of 112-0.  The bill awaits the signature of Governor McCrory.  SB … Continue reading

Posted in Appeal, New Laws, Toxic Spills |

Some folks were very upset today at a ruling from the United States Supreme Court, so they took it out on twitter, by railing against @SCOTUSblog. . For the less informed @SCOTUSblog is not a twittersphere pronouncements of the Mighty … Continue reading

Posted in Appeal, Strange Law | Tagged |

This month, the North Carolina General Assembly quickly passed a law (SB 574, S.L. 2014-17) clarifying the role of the statute of repose in N.C.G.S. 1-52 (16), with the intention to provide clarification in the wake of CTS v. Waldburger … Continue reading

Posted in Appeal, New Laws, Toxic Spills |