Tag:NC Court of Appeals

  • Map Act victims wary of Cooper’s transportation pick

    The lead attorney representing landowners in a landmark property rights case says North Carolina residents must know how Gov. Roy Cooper’s pick for transportation will handle compensation for the plaintiffs. Matthew Bryant of  Winston-Salem was key in instigating the Map Act lawsuit against the N.C.

  • Court Rules In Negligence Case

    RALEIGH — Can someone who has been involuntarily committed as being a danger to themselves be barred from recovering damages in a malpractice case because they were also negligent by provoking other patients at a mental hospital to assault them? The answer, according to a recent ruling by the state’s…

  • Court Rules Phone Card Not Lottery

    RALEIGH — What's a lottery? That’s the question the N.C. Court of Appeals addressed recently in a case involving inexpensive long-distance calling cards that also came with a scratch-and-win promotion. The court ruled that because the phone cards, though providing only for two minutes of calling time each, were competitive…

  • Court Allows Fayetteville Annexation

    RALEIGH — The N.C. Court of Appeals on Tuesday rejected as untimely challenges to a proposed large-scale annexation by Fayetteville. The ruling would allow the annexation to proceed unless the N.C. Supreme Court decides to hear the case. Battle lines were drawn Nov. 24, 2003 when Fayetteville adopted an annexation…