COURT OF APPEALS OPINIONS - 2008
BY FILING DATE




Dec 16, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Jan 5, 2009
Case Title / Description
Allred v. Capital Area Soccer League, Inc., 194 NC App 280 (07-647)
Negligence; Civil Procedure Rule 12(b)(6)
Cambridge Homes of N.C. Ltd. P'ship v. Hyundai Constr., Inc., 194 NC App 407 (08-242)
Personal jurisdiction; Minimum contacts; Purposeful availment; Products liability
Cornett v. Watauga Surgical Grp., 194 NC App 490 (08-485)
Medical malpractice; Expert witness qualifications; Summary judgment; Motion to Continue; Rule 702(e) motion
Eakes v. Eakes, 194 NC App 303 (08-248)
Jurisdiction; child support; contempt
Eakes v. Eakes, 194 NC App 303 (08-290)
Jurisdiction; child support; contempt
Edmunds v. Edmunds, 194 NC App 425 (08-246)
Will construction; Pre-marital agreement; Defeasible life estate; Standing
Floyd v. Executive Personnel Grp., 194 NC App 322 (08-439)
Workers' Compensation Act; pre-employment injury by accident
Hackos v. Smith, 194 NC App 557 (08-63)
Supervisory role of Appellate Court; rules violation - proposed record on appeal at variance with final record on appeal
Hackos v. Smith, 194 NC App 532 (07-1543)
Supervisory role of Appellate Court; rules violation - proposed record on appeal at variance with final record on appeal
Helm v. Appalachian State Univ., 194 NC App 239 (08-30)
Whistleblower Act
Huffman v. Moore Cty., 194 NC App 352 (08-128)
Industrial Commission - Findings of Fact
In J.W.S., 194 NC App 439 (08-576)
Juvenile adjudication; Subject matter jurisdiction; Temporary emergency jurisdiction; UCCJEA
In re Estate of Severt, 194 NC App 508 (08-203)
Domiciliary vs. ancillary estate administration; jurisdiction of clerk
In re I.T.P-L., 194 NC App 453 (08-622)
Termination of parental rights; Notice of appeal; Subject matter jurisdiction; Appointment of guardian ad litem; Custody of the child upon termination
In re K.J.L., 194 NC App 386 (08-284-2)
TPR; Proper issuance of summons
Jones v. Harrelson & Smith, 194 NC App 203 (05-1183-2)
Fraud; UDTP
Ross v. Ross, 194 NC App 365 (08-285)
Appeal bond; mootness
State v. Anderson, 194 NC App 292 (08-67)
Double jeopardy; exploitation of minor
State v. Bare, 194 NC App 359 (08-221)
Admission of photographs
State v. Charles, 194 NC App 500 (08-601)
Jury instructions, motion to dismiss, and exclusion of evidence
State v. Cowan, 194 NC App 330 (08-470)
Drug possession; Maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances
State v. English, 194 NC App 314 (08-613)
Defendant's right to closing argument; N.C. Super. and Dist. Ct. R. 10; Cross-examination � introduction of evidence, 'new matter'
State v. Ford, 194 NC App 468 (08-277)
Motion to dismiss, jury instruction, motion to suppress
State v. Hussey, 194 NC App 519 (08-620)
Robbery with a dangerous weapon; Sufficiency of the evidence; Pretrial identification; In-court identification; Prior record level; Stipulation
State v. Isenhour, 194 NC App 539 (08-478)
Defendant alleged 4th Amendment violation and sought to exclude evidence of drugs recovered pursuant to a search of his vehicle
State v. Lawson, 194 NC App 267 (07-1507)
Prosecutor closing argument; failure to include evidence; jury instructions; directed verdict of not guilty; defective indictment
State v. Philip Morris USA, Inc., 194 NC App 255 (07-1572)
State v. Wooten, 194 NC App 524 (08-734)
Satellite-based monitoring; Sex offender registration; In effective assistance for counsel; Recidivist
Town of Matthews v. Wright, 194 NC App 552 (08-270)
Summary judgment
Treat v. Mecklenburg Cty., 194 NC App 545 (08-56)
Workers' Compensation; burden of proof; disability
Ventriglia v. Deese, 194 NC App 344 (08-457)
Legal malpractice - Statute of Limitations
Wiggs v. Peedin, 194 NC App 481 (08-578)
Summary judgment - interlocutory appeal; Partnership by estoppel; Apparent authority
Wilkins v. CSX Transp., Inc., 194 NC App 338 (08-181)
Federal Employers Liability Act; Contributory Negligence; Collateral Source


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Byrd Family v Cameron L. Smith & Son, (08-263)
Citibank v Bowen, (08-392)
Coston v Smithfield Packing, Inc., (08-355)
Cumbo v Cumbo, (08-574)
Elder Broach Properties v McNeel, (08-202)
Emick v Sunset Beach & Twin Lakes, Inc., (08-184)
Evergreen Constr. v City of Kinston, (08-390)
Hamilton v Norton Doors, et al, (08-548)
Hinceman v Food Lion, et al, (08-538)
In Re: B.M.A., (08-454)
In Re: J.M.E., (08-821)
In The Matter Of: A.K., et al, (08-905)
In the Matter of: A.M., (08-808)
In The Matter Of: D.N., (08-870)
In The Matter Of: J.T.F. and S.L.F., (08-814)
In The Matter Of: J.Y. and N.Y., (08-900)
In The Matter Of: K.E., Jr., (08-825)
In The Matter Of: T.L.A., E.A., T.R.A., (08-880)
In The Matter Of: V.M.C., (08-934)
Jones v Food Lion, (08-451)
Moser v Smith, (07-1508)
N.C. Department of Labor v Sutton, (08-311)
Skerrett v Skerrett, (08-494)
Stallings v NC Dept. Of The State, (08-165)
State v Bell, (08-567)
State v Brewer, (08-303)
State v Brito, (08-330)
State v Caviness, (08-212)
State v Cherry, (08-677)
State v Coffin, (08-539)
State v Coleman, (08-136)
State v Davis, (08-414)
State v Ferguson, (08-735)
State v Gamble, (08-502)
State v Gatling, (08-607)
State v Gladden, (08-726)
State v Goldston, (08-340)
State v Grant, (08-292)
State v Grier, (08-84)
State v Hammonds, (08-350)
State v Harlow, (08-878)
State v Harvey, (08-658)
State v Hernandez-Madrid, (04-294-2)
State v Hicks, (08-393)
State v Hill, (08-417)
State v House, (08-377)
State v Ingram, (08-447)
State v Jackson, (08-455)
State v Jones, (08-866)
State v Jones, (08-606)
State v Jones, (08-208)
State v Kidd, (08-273)
State v Lewis, (08-661)
State v Maysonet, (08-566)
State v McKinney, (08-243)
State v McNeill, (08-228)
State v Morris, (08-389)
State v Patton, (08-199)
State v Pegues, (08-545)
State v Silva, (07-1345)
State v Silver, (08-291)
State v Smith, (08-160)
State v Sparks, (08-319)
State v Stephens, (08-590)
State v Villarreal, (08-244)
State v Wagner, (08-240)
State v Wheeler, (08-694)
State v Wilds, (08-375)
State v Wood, (08-429)
State v Woods, (08-596)
Walker, et al v New Hanover Co. Bd., (08-218)


Dec 2, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Dec 22, 2008
Case Title / Description
Carey v. Norment Sec. Indus., 194 NC App 97 (07-1188)
Findings of fact; disability
Castaneda v. International Leg Wear Grp., 194 NC App 27 (08-526)
Workers' compensation; Causation; Complex medical condition; Inability to find suitable employment
Defeat The Beat, Inc. v. Underwriters at Lloyds, London, 194 NC App 108 (08-101)
Breach of contract; unfair and deceptive practices; Surplus Lines Act
Farrell v. Transylvania Cty. Bd. of Educ., 194 NC App 159 (08-310)
Public school teacher not entitled to public official immunity
Gainey v. Gainey, 194 NC App 186 (07-1573)
Return of Firearms per Chapter 50B
In re C.S.B., 194 NC App 195 (08-881)
Waiver of objection to lack of adequate notice under N.C.G.S. � 7B-1106.1
In re D.R.H., 194 NC App 166 (08-349)
Evidence of delinquency history points and level
In re S.N. & X.Z., 194 NC App 142 (08-624)
Terminationof parental rights; Subject matter jurisdiction
Jones v. Modern Chevrolet, 194 NC App 86 (08-371)
Workers' compensation; Seagraves test
Pellom v. Pellom, 194 NC App 57 (08-113)
Appeal from equitable distribution judgment
State v Smith, 194 NC App 120 (07-812)
First-degree kidnapping
State v. Branch, 194 NC App 173 (08-20)
Unlawful detention; reasonable suspicion; investigatory stop
State v. Conway, 194 NC App 73 (08-106)
Motions to dismiss; Manufacturing methamphetamine; Trafficking in methamphetamine--quanity required; Statutory construction
State v. Dix, 194 NC App 151 (07-1440)
Defendant's ambiguous statement not invocation of right to counsel
State v. Hall, 194 NC App 42 (07-1412)
Rule of completeness; new evidence; conspiracy, first-degree murder; relevancy, armed robbery
State v. Rogers, 194 NC App 131 (08-188)
Withdrawal of Waiver of Counsel
Strickland v. Hedrick, 194 NC App 1 (08-339)
Malicious prosecution; civil conspiracy; government immunity
Taylor v. Hospice of Henderson Cty., Inc., 194 NC App 179 (08-530)
N.C.G.S. Sec. 1A-1, Rule 4(i); Amendment to summons; Misnomer or mistake; Change of parties
Wallis v. Cambron, 194 NC App 190 (08-178)
Appellate Rules of Procedure


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

DeBerry v Kellogg Sales Company, (08-498)
Fink v Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, (07-1371)
In Re: A.N.J.H. and L.A.J.H., (08-740)
In The Matter Of: A.B.W. and A.F.W., (08-626)
In the Matter of: C.B.G., (08-668)
In The Matter Of: H.P., et al, (08-776)
In the Matter of: J.C., (08-727)
In The Matter Of: J.T.W., (08-383)
In The Matter Of: L.H., A.B., S.W., (08-882)
In The Matter Of: R.C., (08-130)
In The Matter Of: T.P., (08-649)
Langley v Sue-Lynn Textiles Inc., (08-117)
Lytle v Rice, (08-226)
Morris v Dixon, (08-187)
State v Cloud, (08-555)
State v Coggins, (08-233)
State v Futrell, (08-416)
State v Gardner, (07-1548)
State v Gionet, (08-723)
State v Graham, (08-334)
State v Guillen-Martinez, (08-213)
State v Jordan, (08-142)
State v May, (08-146)
State v Payne, (08-563)
State v Perry, (08-278)
State v Robbs, (08-621)
State v Ronzio, (08-245)
State v Schreiber, (08-250)
State v Simmons, (08-65)
State v Stovall, (08-678)
State v Watson, (08-315)
State v Williams, (08-554)
State v Wright, (07-1300)
State v Wright, (08-93)
Thomas v Herring, (08-405)
Turner v Custom Retail Services, Inc., (08-300)
Wallis v Cambron, (08-481)
Watts v E.I. DuPont De Nemours, (08-267)
Welliver McGuire v Members Interior, (08-408)


Nov 18, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Dec 8, 2008
Case Title / Description
Egelhof v. Szulik, (08-452)
Sanctions; Motion for attorneys' fees; N.C.G.S. 1A-1, Rule 11; Due process
In re Fayette Place LLC, 193 NC App 744 (07-1483)
Ad valorem taxation
Linsenmayer v. Omni Homes, Inc., 193 NC App 703 (08-164)
Appeal from trial court's confirmation of arbitration award
O, 193 NC App 683 (08-280)
Child custody; child support; social security benefits; jurisdiction
Sprinkle v. Lilly Indus., Inc., 193 NC App 694 (08-279)
Interest on Workers' Compensation awards
State v. Alston, 193 NC App 712 (08-230)
Sufficiency of Evidence; Constructive possession
State v. Foster, 193 NC App 733 (08-466)
Rejection of plea offer; Trafficking - maximum sentence; Ineffective assistance of counsel
State v. Lee, 193 NC App 748 (08-122)
Appeals prior record level alleging inappropriate points allocation for a foreign conviction
State v. Ramos, 193 NC App 629 (07-994)
State v. Smith, 193 NC App 739 (08-533)
Plea agreement; Benefit of the bargain; Remand
State v. Washington, 193 NC App 670 (08-217)
Right to investigatory stop; probable cause to arrest based on resist; obstruct/delay offense; whether encounter with officers was consensual
Strickland v. Martin Marietta Materials, 193 NC App 718 (08-476)
N.C.G.S. 97-42; attorney's fees; employer's credit for benefits paid
Weeks v. Select Homes, Inc., 193 NC App 725 (08-480)
Rules of Appellate Procedure; Implied warranty of habitability
Wirth v. Wirth, 193 NC App 657 (07-1393)
Equitable Distribution; Divisible Property; Attorneys' Fees
Xiong v. Marks, 193 NC App 644 (08-52)
Rule 59; Preservation of errors


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Barnard v N.C. DOT, (07-1015)
Caldon v Caldon, (08-260)
Duncan v Duncan, (08-374)
Hawkins v Williams, (08-632)
Holmes v CSX Transportation, et al, (07-1571)
In Re: A.A.P., et al, (08-674)
In Re: A.M., Ja.M., Jo.M., (08-737)
In Re: J.N.H., (08-738)
In the Matter of: B.C.S., (08-573)
In the Matter of: J.J., (08-456)
In The Matter Of: J.P., J.P., M.A., (08-816)
In The Matter Of: M.R.M., (08-537)
In The Matter Of: N.M.D. and L.M.D., (08-862)
In The Matter Of: Nebenzahl, (07-1324)
In the Matter of: S.R., et al, (08-707)
In the Matter of: T.P., (08-495)
Oliphant Financial Corporation v Silver, (08-27)
Robinson v Seto's Texaco, Inc., (08-57)
Smith v Smith, (08-78)
Snow v Snow, (08-105)
State v Allison, (08-461)
State v Bailey, (08-307)
State v Berry, (08-262)
State v Booe, (08-482)
State v Brannon, (08-514)
State v Bynum, (08-72)
State v Corry, (08-11)
State v Cox, (08-381)
State v Jenning, (08-598)
State v Martin, (07-1471)
State v Monroe, (08-570)
State v Moody, (08-294)
State v Neely, (08-325)
State v Nelson, (08-490)
State v Pope, (08-440)
State v Scott, (08-384)
State v Slade, (08-367)
State v Sullivan, (08-264)
State v Tallent, (08-359)
State v Webb, (08-186)
State v Wolfe, (08-99)
Taylor v Miller, (07-913)


Nov 4, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Nov 24, 2008
Case Title / Description
Atkins v. Peek, 193 NC App 606 (07-1535)
Interlocutory order
Bryson v. Cort, 193 NC App 532 (08-51)
Attorney's fees; commencement of an action
Carlisle v. CSX Transp.ation, Inc., 193 NC App 509 (08-43)
FELA Claim - Statute of Limitations
Edwards v. GE Lighting Sys., Inc., 193 NC App 578 (08-219)
Woodson v. Rowland; Summary judgment
Hensley v. National Freight Transp., 193 NC App 561 (07-1544)
Negligence; motor carrier vehicle
Holleman v. Aiken, 193 NC App 484 (07-1425)
Motions to Dismiss
Holloway v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 193 NC App 542 (07-930)
Spoliation of evidence; workers' compensation
State v. Ash, 193 NC App 569 (07-1456)
Voluntary intoxication; Corpus Delicti Rule; felony murder
State v. Ballard, 193 NC App 551 (08-196)
Jury instructions
State v. Bowden, 193 NC App 597 (08-372)
N.C. Gen. Stat. Sec. 14-2 (1974); sentence of life imprisonment
State v. Coley, 193 NC App 458 (07-645)
Imperfect self-defense jury instruction; competent to stand trial; Fifth Amendment right to remain silent
State v. Jacobs, 193 NC App 602 (04-541-2)
Aggravating factors; harmless error; impersonating an officer
State v. Phair, 193 NC App 591 (08-326)
Contempt, cell phone
State v. Robledo, 193 NC App 521 (07-1568)
Knowing possession; conspiracy to traffic marijuana
Stojanik v. R.E.A.C.H. of Jackson Cty., Inc., 193 NC App 585 (08-534)
Negligence; Independent intervening cause; Summary judgment


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Bailey v Winston Salem State University, (08-167)
Floyd v Allen, (07-1365)
In Re: C.S.J., N.S., K.S., and C.M.S., (08-631)
In the Matter of: A.W., A.W., M.C., (08-506)
In The Matter Of: D.R., (08-542)
In the Matter of: G.T., H.T., C.M., (08-685)
Jenkins v Gillespie, (08-430)
Jones v Jones, (07-1542)
Selwyn Village Homeowners v Cline & Co., (07-116-2)
State v Benton, (08-295)
State v Chapman, (08-488)
State v Eastwood, (08-508)
State v Gary, (08-309)
State v Haith, (08-236)
State v Harley, (08-60)
State v Hooker, (08-261)
State v Jones, (08-338)
State v Martin, (08-366)
State v Miles, (07-1444)
State v Morrison, (08-299)
State v Nash, (08-343)
State v Randall, (07-1470)
State v Tomlin, (07-1558)
State v Vaughan, (08-158)


Oct 21, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Nov 10, 2008
Case Title / Description
A. Perin Dev. Co. LLC v. Ty-Par Realty, Inc., (07-1500)
Easement; Declaratory Judgment Act
Copper v. Denlinger, (07-205)
42 USC 1983; shor- and long-term suspensions from school; exhaustion of administrative remedies; constitutionality of school board gang policy
D&R Constr. Co. v. Blanchard's Grove Missionary Baptist Church, (08-94)
Arbitration
Early v. County of Durham, (08-96)
Attorney fees; reviewing court's authority to tax
Fisher v. Anderson, (08-468)
Motion to Dismiss; Statute of Limitations
Huebner v Triangle Research Collaborative, (08-70)
Motion to Dismiss; Untimely Notice of Appeal; Waiver of N.C.R. App. P. 3(c)'s Tolling Provision
In re Booker, (08-565)
Involuntary commitment; failure to record sufficient facts to support findings
In re C.G.A.M. and J.C.M.W., (08-617)
Appointment of GAL; 7B-1101.1; 7B-1111(a)(2); 7B-1110(a).
Meza v. Division of Soc. Servs., (07-407)
Judicial review of DHHS Medicaid coverage decision under N.C.G.S. 108A-79(k)
New Hanover Cty. Water & Sewer Dist. v. Thompson, (08-258)
Condemnation; Eminent domain; Procedural due process
Norwood v. Village of Sugar Mountain, (07-1402)
Involuntary annexation
Signalife, Inc. v. Rubbermaid, Inc., (08-496)
Prior action pending doctrine; Federal and state court; First to file
State v. Allen, (08-215)
Assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury; hands and fists as deadly weapon; distinguishing robbery with dangerous weapon; felonious larceny; intent to permanently deprive; flight instruction
State v. Chappelle, (07-1312)
Rule 404(b); Closing Arguments; Vol. Waiver of Counsel; Substantial Similarity of Out-of-State Offenses at Sentencing
State v. Crockett, (07-1283)
Documentary proof of prior record level
State v. Johnson, (08-55)
Prior inconsistent statement; Jury Instructions
State v. Lofton, (07-1530)
Relevancy; Admission of Evidence
Troutman v. Troutman, (08-174)
Equitable Distribution


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Bailey, et al v Town of Maggie Valley, (08-123)
Boileau v Seagrave, (07-1431)
Broadbent v Allison, (07-1342)
Greene v Colby, (08-155)
Hudson v Hudson, (08-76)
In Re: D.H., et al, (08-667)
In Re: J.G.L., (08-644)
In Re: K.T.B., Jr., (08-766)
In The Matter Of: A.B.T., (08-588)
In The Matter Of: A.C., (08-222)
In the Matter of: A.E., (08-556)
In The Matter Of: E.A.S.H., (08-438)
In The Matter Of: J.D.C., (08-121)
In the Matter of: S.J.E., (07-1047)
In the matter of: W.H.P., (08-176)
Nemchin v Nemchin, (08-107)
Saus v Jenkins, (07-807)
State v Aiken, (08-224)
State v Allen, (08-98)
State v Bishop, (08-46)
State v Elliott, (08-139)
State v Evans, (08-293)
State v Fernandez, (08-363)
State v Gomez, (08-13)
State v Grimes, (08-425)
State v Hassoumiou, (08-87)
State v Hatcher, (08-162)
State v Jordan, (08-54)
State v Kelly, (08-232)
State v Lopez, (08-152)
State v Moody, (08-134)
State v Norwood, (08-317)
State v Oxendale, (08-257)
State v Pineda, (08-74)
State v Pinson, (08-31)
State v Roberson, (07-1435)
State v Shaw, (08-97)
State v Slade, (08-274)
State v Smith, (08-191)
State v Smith, (08-406)
State v Stone, (08-298)
State v Tejeda-Rivera, (08-283)
State v Tessnear, (08-256)
State v Williams, (08-318)
State v Withers, (08-85)


Oct 7, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Oct 27, 2008
Case Title / Description
Akins v. Mission St. Joseph's Health Sys., Inc., 193 NC App 214 (07-1363)
Offer of judgment; and rule of satisfaction
Bird v. Bird, 193 NC App 123 (08-192)
Alimony; cohabitation; summary judgment
Carroll v. City of Kings Mountain, 193 NC App 165 (07-1330)
City of Wilson Redevelopment v. Boykin, 193 NC App 20 (08-268)
Eminent domain; default; pretrial issues
Harris v. Stewart, 193 NC App 142 (07-1174)
In re Foreclosure Deed of Elkins, 193 NC App 226 (08-150)
Jury trial; foreclosure by power of sale
In re N.A.L. & A.E.L., Jr, 193 NC App 114 (08-510)
Appointment of GAL; TPR
In re S.S., 193 NC App 239 (08-29)
Juvenile; Disposition Hearing; Disposition Agreement
Jones v. Coward, 193 NC App 231 (08-37)
Libel and slander; attorney's privilege in course of, or relation to, judicial proceeding
Kuttner v. Kuttner, 193 NC App 158 (08-342)
Attorney's fees; child custody & support action
Mann v. Technibilt, Inc., 193 NC App 193 (08-241)
N.C. Gen. Stat. Sec. 97-57 - Last injurious exposure; Estoppel
Meares v. Dana Corp., 193 NC App 86 (07-1401)
Workers' Compensation Change of Condition; Attorney's Fees
Meares v. Town of Beaufort, 193 NC App 49 (07-882)
Writ of Mandamus, subject matter jurisdiction
Meares v. Town of Beaufort, 193 NC App 96 (07-889)
Delegation of power, justiciability
New Hanover Child Support Enforcement v. Rains, 193 NC App 208 (07-1286)
Business expenses; child support received is income; deductions for child support payments
Rainey v. N.C. Dept. Of Pub. Instruction, 193 NC App 243 (05-1609-2)
Administrative Law
State v. Atkins, 193 NC App 200 (07-1134)
Statutory rape; physically helpless
State v. Bowman, 193 NC App 104 (07-1518)
Fourth Amendment; Competency Hearing
State v. Cook, 193 NC App 179 (06-1355-2)
Officer's opinion testimony; Refreshed recollection; Admission of testimony
State v. Lawrence, 193 NC App 220 (08-320)
Fair Sentencing; Structured Sentencing
State v. Murphy, 193 NC App 236 (08-382)
Habitual Felon; Prosecutorial Discretion
State v. Narron, 193 NC App 76 (08-129)
DWI; Constitutionality of Statute
State v. Philip Morris USA, Inc., 193 NC App 1 (07-409)
Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement; arbitration
State v. Shaffer, 193 NC App 172 (08-214)
Inconsistent jury verdicts; Sexual assault and rape; Expert witness testimony
State v. Tanner, 193 NC App 150 (08-251)
Felony possession of stolen goods; Acquittal of felony breaking and entering; Value of goods not submitted to jury
State v. Villatoro, 193 NC App 65 (07-1458)
Withdraw of the Guilty Plea
State v. Walston, 193 NC App 134 (08-15)
Motion for continuance for compulsory process; consecutive sentences for drug trafficking offenses
State v. Welch, 193 NC App 186 (07-1557)
Evidence - Rule 404(b) - Admissibility of prior drug sales
Wells Fargo Bank v. Affiliated FM Ins., 193 NC App 35 (07-735)
Personal jurisdiction; Long-arm statute; minimum contacts; insurance broker


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Eaker v Naber Chrysler, (07-1033)
Fiel v Weil, (08-125)
Hyer v Hyer, (07-1102)
In Re: H.K., (08-517)
In Re: I.N.B., T.N.B., et al, (08-536)
In Re: M.M. and A.E., (08-549)
In The Matter Of: C.L.B., et al, (08-647)
In The Matter Of: J.A.C. and S.J.C., (08-509)
In the Matter of: J.J.B., J.R.B., (08-460)
In The Matter Of: K.M.F. and K.B.D., (08-519)
In The Matter Of: P.S., (08-540)
In the Matter of: T.R.C., (08-423)
In The Matters Of: A.J.W. and K.S.W., (07-1229)
Johnson v McNeil, (07-1383)
Kemp v Knight, (08-351)
Lumamba v Technocom Business, (08-61)
Pacific Mulch, Inc., et al v Senter, (07-1538)
Rochester Midland Corporation v Sellers, (08-172)
Ross v Ross, (07-981)
Stacy, ex rel v Merrill, et al, (08-437)
State v Ceesay, (07-897)
State v Downs, (08-225)
State v Dunston, (07-1423)
State v Godwin, (07-1280)
State v Jackson, (08-119)
State v Johnston, (08-173)
State v Kemp, (07-1369)
State v Oxendine and Locklear, (07-1162)
State v Parks, (07-1495)
State v Parks, (08-145)
State v Sexton, (07-1438)
State v Simpson, (08-296)
State v Thomas, (08-210)
State v Washington, (08-201)
Stewart v Estate of Brewington, (08-401)
Woods v Sentry Insurance A Mutual Co., (08-49)


Sep 16, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Oct 6, 2008
Case Title / Description
Alphin v. Tart L.P. Gas Co., 192 NC App 576 (07-731)
Workers' compensation presumption
Ford v. McCain, 192 NC App 667 (07-2)
Rule 9(j)
In re D.M., 192 NC App 729 (08-175)
Probation violation; Revocation of juvenile post-release supervision
In re Election Protest of Atchison, 192 NC App 708 (08-247)
Elections
In re K.W., 192 NC App 646 (08-535)
Adjudication of minor child abused, neglgected and dependent
In re Schiphof, 192 NC App 696 (08-159)
Foreclosure sale proceeds; N.C.G.S. � 45-36.6; Mistaken cancellation of security interest
Lawrence v. Sullivan, 192 NC App 608 (07-1496)
Appellate rules violation; statute of limitations
Muchmore v. Trask, 192 NC App 635 (07-995)
Alimony
Newberne v. Department of Crime Control & Pub. Safety, 192 NC App 703 (07-1570)
N.C.G.S. � 126-84, et seq. (Whistleblower Act); Estoppel by benefit; Summary judgment
Patrick v. N.C. Department of Health & Human Servs., 192 NC App 713 (07-1515)
Tort Claims Act; Public Official Immunity
State v. Abshire, 192 NC App 594 (07-1185)
Sex offender registration
State v. Bunch, 192 NC App 724 (08-91)
Conflicts of interest
State v. Hinchman, 192 NC App 657 (07-1549)
Drivers License Revocation and Double Jeopardy; Blood Test and Testimonial Evidence
State v. Milligan, 192 NC App 677 (08-151)
Rules of Discovery; Motions to Dismiss
State v. Murray, 192 NC App 684 (07-1555)
Reasonable suspicion; Investigatory stop
State v. Smith, 192 NC App 690 (08-21)
Traffic stop; Reasonable suspicion; Motion to suppress; Motion to dismiss
State v. Webb, 192 NC App 719 (08-198)
N.C.G.S. � 14-71.1; Motion to dismiss
United Leasing Corp. v. Guthrie, 192 NC App 623 (08-169)
Fraud and Conversion, Treble Damages, Acting in Concert, Opinion of Value


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Archie v Lipsitz, (07-1422)
Brown v Brown, (07-1475)
Cacv of Colorado, LLC v Wells, (08-195)
In Re: J.A., K.A., D.A., (08-486)
In the Matter of: D.I.M., (08-493)
In the Matter of: M.A.A., I.A.A., (08-492)
In the Matter of: N.T., (08-465)
In the Matter of: S.T., (08-448)
Locklar v Brokers, Incorporated, (08-154)
Melton-Riddle v NC Bd. of Funeral Serv., (08-205)
Realty World v Tillery Tradition, Inc., (07-501)
State of NC, ex rel. v Overcash, (08-127)
State v Dale, (08-180)
State v Moses, (07-853)


Sep 2, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Sep 22, 2008
Case Title / Description
Batts v. Lumbermens Mut. Cas. Ins. Co., 192 NC App 533 (07-1514)
Transfer of auto ownership
Bennett v. Equity Residential, 192 NC App 512 (07-1240)
Expert witness fees
Carl v. State, 192 NC App 544 (07-1288)
Sovereign immunity, Corum claim
Fayetteville Publ'g Co. v .Advanced Internet Techs., Inc., 192 NC App 419 (07-1203)
Summary judgment; Rule 37 dismissal and detinue
Gemini Drilling & Found., LLC v. National Fire Ins. Co. of Hartford, 192 NC App 376 (07-1266)
Arbitration, waiver, motion for new trial
Goodman v. Holmes & McLaurin Attorneys-at-Law, 192 NC App 467 (07-199)
Statute of repose; professional negligence; partnership law
Great Am. Ins. Co. v. Freeman, 192 NC App 497 (07-659)
UIM Coverage
Heinitsh v. Wachovia Bank, 192 NC App 570 (07-1198)
Trustee duties; dispute over trust funds; summary judgment
In re A.M., J.M., 192 NC App 538 (08-484)
Termination of parental rights
In re Estate of Pope, 192 NC App 321 (06-1644)
Elective Share Act
In re Kitchin v. Halifax Cty., 192 NC App 559 (07-965)
Summary judgment; governmental immunity; public officers
In re N.C.H., G.D.H., D.G.H., 192 NC App 445 (08-413)
TPR - subject matter jurisdiction exists
In re S.D.J., 192 NC App 478 (08-360)
TRP - subject matter jurisdiction exists
Jackson v. Carland, 192 NC App 432 (07-1122)
Auto insurance
Jackson v. Jackson, 192 NC App 455 (07-1182)
Child custody; parenting coordinator; sanctions order
Jernigan v. McLamb, 192 NC App 523 (07-1540)
Easement by necessity; common grantor; landlocked property
Laurel Valley Watch, Inc. v. Mountain Enter. of Wolfe Ridge, LLC, 192 NC App 391 (07-1336)
Zoning Ordinances; Declaratory Relief
Odell v. Legal Bucks, LLC, 192 NC App 298 (07-1094)
Litigation lending - illegal gaming, champerty, usury, Consumer Finance Act, unfair and deceptive trade practices
Scarboro v. Emery WorldWide Freight Corp., 192 NC App 488 (07-1437)
Workers' Compensation
State v. Gabriel, 192 NC App 517 (08-59)
Checkpoint; Primary programmatic purpose; Reasonableness
State v. Washington, 192 NC App 277 (07-1517)
Right to speedy trial, criminal procedure
State v. Wilson, 192 NC App 359 (07-1077)
Violation of N.C. Const. Art. I, section 24 - unrecorded bench conference with juror
Velasquez v. Ralls, 192 NC App 505 (08-102)
Child custody jurisdiction; inconvenient forum
Williams v. New Hope Found., Inc., 192 NC App 528 (08-19)
Attorney fees and costs; N.C.G.S. � 95-25.22
Willow Bend Homeowners Ass, 192 NC App 405 (07-1290)
Validity of restrictive covenants; assessment for attorney fees
Yorke v. Novant Health, Inc., 192 NC App 340 (07-503)
Violation of appellate rules; jurisdiction under N.C.G.S. � 1-278; medical malpractice - res ipsa loquitur


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Acton v Lowes, (07-1436)
Carroll v Ferro, (07-1417)
Discover Bank v Calhoun, (08-69)
Felts v Felts, (07-967)
In The Matter Of: E.H., Jr., et al, (08-362)
In The Matter Of: L.O., (08-323)
In the Matter of: Tr.D., Ju.D., et al, (08-483)
Latter v La Petite Academy, (07-652)
State v Butler, (08-66)
State v Elliott, (07-626)
State v Hampton, (07-1270)
State v Jimenez and Pineda, (07-400)
State v Medlin, (07-1328)
State v Spencer, (08-112)


Aug 19, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Sep 8, 2008
Case Title / Description
Bartlett Milling Co., LP v. Walnut Grove Auction & Realty Co., 192 NC App 74 (07-329)
Conversion; auction; escrow; security interest
Carolina Power & Light Co. v. Employment Sec. Comm, 192 NC App 201 (07-1247)
Unemployment insurance benefits
Christmas v. Cabarrus Cty., 192 NC App 227 (07-1301)
Public duty doctrine; governmental immunity
City of Asheville v. State, 192 NC App 1 (07-516)
Are legislative enactments affecting municipality's proprietary public water enterprise constitutional under Art. II, Sec. 24(1)(a) & (j); law of the land clause Art. I, Sec. 19; and Article I, Sec. 32 of the N.C., Constitution
Dogwood Dev. & Mgmt. Co., LLC v. White Oak Transp. Co., 192 NC App 114 (06-1073-2)
North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure violations; Judgment notwithstanding the verdict; Motion for new trial; Statute of Frauds
Gregory v. W.A. Brown & Sons, 192 NC App 94 (07-1265)
Workers; Compensation; specific traumatic incident; N.C.G.S. � 97-22
In re K.J.L., 192 NC App 272 (08-284)
Failure to issue summons in TPR case means court does not have jurisdiction
In re M.H.B., 192 NC App 258 (08-337)
N.c.G.S. � 7B-602(c); guardian ad litem
Jones v. Hawkins, 192 NC App 248 (07-1146)
Annulment; default judgment
Kelly v. N.C. Dep, 192 NC App 129 (07-881)
State employee discipline - just cause
Lanier v. Eddie Romanelle, 192 NC App 166 (07-1154)
Occupational diseases
Livesay v. Carolina First Bank, 192 NC App 234 (07-1578)
Uniform Trust Act; availability of revocable trust for estate creditors
Odom v. Clark, 192 NC App 190 (07-775-2)
Rules violations; county agency for revenue purposes
Polk v. Nationwide Recyclers, Inc., 192 NC App 211 (07-1001)
Workers' comp; statutory entitlement to benefits; delayed compensation filing
S.B. Simmons Landscaping & Excavating, Inc. v. Boggs, 192 NC App 155 (07-1563)
Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices
Smith v. Blythe Dev. Co., 192 NC App 219 (07-1576)
Negligence - flooding; Causation - summary judgment; Lay testimony
State v. Bollinger, 192 NC App 241 (07-1062)
Jury instruction
State v. Hunt, 192 NC App 268 (08-14)
Plain error found when instructions shift burden of proof to defendant
State v. McDougald, 192 NC App 253 (06-164-2)
Illegal search; error not harmless; evidence not overwhelming
State v. Rodriguez, 192 NC App 178 (07-1525)
Kidnapping
State v. Spencer, 192 NC App 143 (07-1191)
Maintaining a dwelling; purported confession
Turner v. Hammocks Beach Corp., 192 NC App 50 (07-1287)
Substantial right; collateral estoppel


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Ballew v Ballew, (06-548)
Cagle v P.H. Glatfelter, (08-26)
Carroll v Randolph County, (07-1446)
Davis v Sugarman, et al, (07-505)
Deason v Owens-Illinois, Inc., (07-1159)
Elrod v Elrod, (08-115)
In Re: D.R.B., (08-304)
In Re: T.S., et al, (08-436)
In The Matter Of: A.M., (08-92)
In The Matter Of: J.L.A., (08-220)
In The Matter Of: S.V., S.V., Z.P., (08-388)
Kenion v Maple View Farm, Inc., (07-1478)
Miller v Miller, (07-1032)
State v Arazie, (08-166)
State v Brown, (08-16)
State v Duane, (08-141)
State v Fleming, (07-1299)
State v McDougal, (08-9)
State v Oliver, (07-972)
State v Pigford, (08-109)
State v Sholar, (08-89)
State v Squires, (08-50)
State v Walker, (08-36)
White Fox Construction v Mountain Grove, (07-963)


Aug 5, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Aug 25, 2008
Case Title / Description
Dalenko v Collier, 191 NC App 713 (07-1404)
Rule 11 Sanctions
Durham Cty. v Graham, 191 NC App 600 (07-1158)
Joinder: Necessary parties
Eagle Eng'r, Inc. v. Continential Cas. Co., 191 NC App 593 (07-1537)
Insurance contract
Egen v Excalibur Resort Prof'l, 191 NC App 724 (07-1204)
Notice by Industrial Commission; excusable neglect
Elm St. Gallery, Inc. v Williams, 191 NC App 760 (08-10)
Fire in adjacent building; Negligence; Causation; Conjecture, surmise, speculation
Free Spirit Aviation, Inc. v Rutherford Cty. Airport Auth., 191 NC App 581 (07-1034)
Public Official Immunity
Guilford Cty. ex rel. Holt v. Puckett, 191 NC App 693 (07-761)
Attorney's fees; paternity; equity; subrogation; N.C.G.S. Section 6-21(10)
Heatzig v MacLean, 191 NC App 451 (07-875)
Child Custody
In re D.G., 191 NC App 752 (07-402)
Juvenile; first-degree sexual offense
In re E.S., Jr., 191 NC App 568 (07-1054)
Transfer of juvenile delinquency case from district to superior court
In re Ernst & Young, LLP, 191 NC App 668 (07-1219)
In camera review; interlocutory appeal; intervenor's motion to dismiss; work-product privilege; order to comply with summons
In re K.W., 191 NC App 812 (07-1472)
Jurisdiction; juvenile code; N.C.G.S. � 7B-1703; discretion of juvenile court counselor
In re R.D.L., 191 NC App 526 (07-1427)
Juvenile delinquency: sufficiency of the evidence; oral motion for joinder
In re S.D.R., 191 NC App 552 (07-1481)
Felonious breaking and entering, implied consent
In re Will of Harts, 191 NC App 807 (07-1523)
Appellate Rule 3; jurisdiction of appellate courts; dismiss
Matthews v Davis, 191 NC App 545 (07-946)
Breach of contract
Murray v County of Person, 191 NC App 575 (07-1260)
Public duty doctrine; public officers' immunity
Nationwide Mut. Fire v Mnatsakanov, 191 NC App 802 (07-1004)
Summary Judgment
Shepard v Bonita Vista Properties, 191 NC App 614 (07-1095)
Public Utilities Act; UDTP; RRAA; Breach of Contract
St. Regis of Onslow Cty. v Johnson, 191 NC App 516 (07-1295)
Adequacy of notice to parties of pending execution sale
State v Banks, 191 NC App 743 (07-842)
Second-degree murder.
State v Boston, 191 NC App 637 (07-1364)
Whether the Fifth Amendment protects pre-arrest silence; first-degree arson; Allen charges
State v Canady, 191 NC App 680 (07-1278)
Discharging firearm into occupied property
State v Davis, 191 NC App 535 (07-648)
Statutory rape; plain error; evidence
State v Haddock, 191 NC App 474 (07-1050)
Second degree rape; mental incapacity
State v Lawrence, 191 NC App 422 (07-1574)
First-degree rape; admissibility of evidence; motion to dismiss
State v Little, 191 NC App 655 (08-82)
Prior conviction; hearsay; acting in concert
State v McBennett, 191 NC App 734 (07-1282)
Fourth Amendment Search & Seizure; Hotel Room
State v McDonald, 191 NC App 782 (07-710)
Discovery; Sanctions
State v Oakman, 191 NC App 796 (07-929)
felonious child abuse; culpable or criminal negligence
State v Sellars, 191 NC App 703 (04-289-2)
Sentencing; aggravating factors; Blakely; harmless error
State v Sherrod, 191 NC App 776 (07-1071)
Probation revocation; bullets; explosive devices
State v Sinclair, 191 NC App 485 (08-103)
Sufficiency of the evidence; resisting a public officer
State v Streeter, 191 NC App 496 (08-8)
Assault with Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury; Allen Instruction; numerical division of the jury
State v Taylor, 191 NC App 587 (07-1398)
Particularity of facts alleged in affidavit underlying search warrant application; substantial basis for finding probable cause
State v Taylor, 191 NC App 561 (07-391)
Kidnapping
State v Tadeja, 191 NC App 439 (07-1391)
Motion to Suppress; Motion to Dismiss; Jury Instructions; Omission of defendant statements; sealed documents
State v Tice, 191 NC App 506 (07-226)
Assault with deadly weapon inflicting serious injury; improper considerations in sentencing
State v Tuck, 191 NC App 768 (07-697)
Discovery statute: When must State turn over discoverable materials
State v. Martin, 191 NC App 462 (07-1392)
Probation revocation; bullet; explosive devices
Stone v State, 191 NC App 402 (07-718)
Diversion of funds of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System: violation of Article V, section 6(2) of the North Carolina Constitution; violation of the Contract Clause of the United States Constitution
Street v Street, 191 NC App 815 (07-1452)
Post-marital contract, equitable distribution
Ward v Jett Properties, LLC, 191 NC App 605 (08-104)
Rule 11 Sanctions
Wilson v Wilson, 191 NC App 789 (07-1524)
Service of process � Personal jurisdiction; Complaint as affidavit; Ten (10) day notice of hearing


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Bradley v Maxim Healthcare, (07-1052)
Butterfield v Williamson, (07-1488)
Carolina Power & Light v Atlantic Forks, (07-1347)
Clark v Clark, (07-1205)
County of Durham v Daye, (07-1036)
Doss v Tatum, (07-1426)
Edmundson v Lawrence, (08-83)
Edwards v Holden, (07-1454)
Frost v Dominguez, (07-1429)
Hall, et al v City of Asheville, (07-1520)
Haywood Council v Mathis & ESC, (07-554)
In The Matter of: D.G., (07-1459)
In The Matter Of: D.K.H., (07-1003)
Johnson, et al v Lucas, et al, (07-1084)
Lisk v Lisk, et al, (07-661)
Lucky Ducks, Ltd. v Leeds, (07-1469)
Mankes v NC State Education Assistance, (07-944)
McHenry v International Paper Company, (07-1449)
Salter v Willis, (07-1059)
Schneider v Hoff, (07-1209)
State v Bandy, (07-1380)
State v Banks, (07-1226)
State v Bare, (07-1565)
State v Bennett, (07-1545)
State v Bishop, (07-1305)
State v Bridges, (07-1326)
State v Jeffries, (07-1049)
State v Jenkins, (07-1006)
State v Jones, (07-1308)
State v Karges, (07-1339)
State v Ketter, (07-1445)
State v King, (07-1504)
State v Lugo, (07-906)
State v Mackey, (07-1086)
State v McCall, (07-1252)
State v McNair, (07-1067)
State v Pelham, (07-1024)
State v Robinson, (07-1274)
State v Sanders, (07-1279)
State v Sizemore, (07-1489)
State v Vick, (07-1163)
State v Vincent, (07-1512)
State v Watson, (07-1275)
State v Williams, (07-1575)
State v Wright-Stover, (07-1327)
State v Young, (07-1443)
Tellado v NC Dep't of Transportation, (07-1457)
Ward v Enbody, (08-35)
Wilkie-Fisher v P.H. Glatfelter, (08-79)


Jul 15, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Aug 4, 2008
Case Title / Description
Azar v. Presbyterian Hosp., 191 NC App 367 (08-40)
Medical negligence-causation; rules violations
Camara v. Gbarbera, 191 NC App 394 (07-1480)
Summons, sufficiency of service
Foster v. Nash-Rocky Mount Cty. Bd. of Educ., 191 NC App 323 (07-1233)
Gillis v. Montgomery Cty. Sheriff, 191 NC App 377 (07-1503)
Public policy exception to employment at will to be pled with specificity
Harrell v. Sagebrush of N.C., LLC, 191 NC App 381 (07-1264)
Slip and fall; new trial
Hines v. Wal-Mart Stores E., L.P., 191 NC App 390 (07-1160)
Sip and fall; new trial
Hyatt v. Town of Lake Lure, 191 NC App 386 (07-728)
Dismissal of interlocutory appeal
In re A.T., 191 NC App 372 (08-223)
Nonsecure custody order; no right to appeal
In re Appeal of Parker, 191 NC App 313 (07-635)
Property tax; appeal from schedule of values
Lord v. Beerman, 191 NC App 290 (07-1550)
Medical malpractice - proximate cause
Maxwell Schuman & Co. v. Edwards, 191 NC App 356 (07-996)
Contingent fee contracts in custody disputes void on public policy grounds
Moody v. Sears Roebuck & Co., 191 NC App 256 (07-1089)
Class action - construction of Rule 23(c), full faith and credit
Priest v. Safety-Kleen Sys., Inc., 191 NC App 341 (07-1201)
Costs
Starr v. Gaston Cty. Bd. of Educ., 191 NC App 301 (07-732)
Workers' Compensation
State v. Garris, 191 NC App 276 (07-1388)
Possession of firearm by a felon
State v. Howell, 191 NC App 349 (08-111)
Tax Evasion; evidence; assistance of counsel
State v. Rankin, 191 NC App 332 (07-1386)
Felony murder; self-incrimination
Table Rock Chapter of Trout Unlimited v. Environmental Mgmt. Comm, 191 NC App 362 (07-1153)
Award of attorneys' fees and Clean Water Act


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Banana Wind Prop. v K&T Real Estate, (07-1360)
Fipps v Babson And Smith Trucking, (07-1361)
Household Realty Corp. v Crowder, (07-1467)
In The Matter Of: B.G., (08-149)
In The Matter Of: C.C-G., et al, (08-252)
In The Matter Of: D.C., (08-276)
In The Matter Of: E.K. and J.K., (08-138)
In The Matter Of: K.L.C. and K.R.N., (08-189)
In The Matter Of: P.L.N., (07-1414)
Keystone Builder v Town of Indian Trail, (07-1416)
Martin v Akurang, (08-148)
Mills v Wachovia Bank NA, (07-365)
Sivita USA, Inc. v Stutts, (07-1509)
Smith v Mauldin, (07-1482)
Snyder v Duncan, (07-106)
State v Allen, (07-1528)
State v Arroyo, (07-1474)
State v Bailey, (08-3)
State v Bannerman, (08-86)
State v Bryant, (07-1337)
State v Buck, (07-471)
State v Davis, (07-1329)
State v Duncan, (07-1559)
State v Fuller, (07-663)
State v Fuller, (07-1450)
State v Ghanee, (07-1439)
State v Green and Gayton, (07-1379)
State v Greene, (08-88)
State v Harris, (08-1)
State v Holloway, (07-1505)
State v Ingram, (08-108)
State v Jacobs, (07-1349)
State v McDonald, (07-1567)
State v McGrady, (07-1258)
State v Pace, (07-1531)
State v Pittman, (08-100)
State v Rios, (07-1232)
State v Robinson, (08-45)
State v Shearer, (07-1384)
State v Spencer, (08-73)
State v Watson, (07-1490)
State v West, (08-47)
State v Wilder, (08-90)


Jul 1, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Jul 21, 2008
Case Title / Description
Devaney v. Miller, 191 NC App 208 (07-788)
Child support modification
In re D.C., 191 NC App 246 (07-1186)
Juvenile admission
N.C. Counties Liability & Prop. Joint Risk Mgmt. Agency v. Curry, 191 NC App 217 (06-1664)
Underinsured motorist coverage; off-set provision
Rossetto USA, Inc. v. Greensky Fin., LLC, 191 NC App 196 (07-1529)
Personal jurisdiction
State v. Simmons, 191 NC App 224 (07-1131)
Kidnapping, rape
State v. Soles, 191 NC App 241 (07-1076)
Carrying a concealed weapon
State v. Veazey, 191 NC App 181 (07-1569)
Checkpoints-programmatic purpose and reasonableness
Waldron v. Batten, 191 NC App 237 (07-1225)
Weapons; Licenses; Government
Whisnant v. Teachers' & State Empoloyees' Ret. Sys. of N.C., 191 NC App 233 (07-1433)
Retirement fund; vesting


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Anderson v Crouch, (07-1319)
Hammond v Wray, (07-1323)
Hardy v Masterbrand Cabinets, Inc., (07-1195)
Hatmaker v Hatmaker, (07-1291)
Hawkins v Wiseman, (07-1149)
Hughes v Frito Lay, Inc., (07-1510)
In the Matter of: C.B., E.B., (08-41)
In The Matter Of: C.T.J., (08-75)
In The Matter Of: H.N.B., (08-62)
In The Matter Of: I.P., (07-1430)
In The Matter Of: S.F.P., (08-131)
Reinhardt v Glendale Companies, (07-936)
Reinhardt v Glendale Companies, Inc., (07-1123)
State v Anderson, (07-1473)
State v Beasley, (07-1157)
State v Blackwell, (08-289)
State v Caldwell, (07-1463)
State v Calhoun, (07-1223)
State v Carter, (07-1415)
State v Chandler, (07-1254)
State v Chatman, (07-1499)
State v Colon, (07-1418)
State v Curry, (07-1064)
State v Gilbert, (07-1533)
State v Herring, (07-1506)
State v Mann, (07-1395)
State v McArthur, (07-1348)
State v McLean, (07-1513)
State v Mendoza, (07-1410)
State v Moore, (07-1184)
State v Morrow, (07-1428)
State v Pearson, (07-1526)
State v Ravit, (07-1553)
State v Reed, (07-1382)
State v Sayavong, (08-64)
State v Shoffner, (08-120)
State v Sink, (07-1407)
State v Stafford, (07-1124)
State v Suggs, (07-1366)
State v Swinton, (08-22)
State v Thomas, (08-209)
State v Williams, (07-1155)
State v Williams, (07-1117)
State v Wilson, (07-1465)
Taylor v Batts, (07-1362)


Jun 17, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Jul 7, 2008
Case Title / Description
Baxter v. Danny Nicholson, Inc., 191 NC App 168 (07-865)
Industrial Commission Officer status
Branch Banking & Tr. Co. v. Morrison, 191 NC App 173 (08-12)
Guaranty agreements; Pre-existing debt; Consideration
Cross v. Capital Transaction Grp., Inc., 191 NC App 115 (07-1519)
Assignment of worker's compensation proceeds barred by N.C.G.S. � 97-21
Dailey v. Popma, 191 NC App 64 (07-310)
Personal jurisdiction; minimum contacts; Internet
Helms v. Helms, 191 NC App 19 (07-1090)
N.C. Gen. Stat. � 50-16.1A, alimony, equitable distribution
In re E.X.J. & A.J.J., 191 NC App 34 (07-1235)
UCCJEA; subject matter jurisdiction in termination of parental rights proceedings
In re J.Z.M., R.O.M., R.D.M., & D.T.F., 191 NC App 158 (06-1242-2)
Rehearing; Termination of Parental Rights
In re Marshall, 191 NC App 53 (07-629)
Criminal contempt; N.C. Gen. Statue � 5A-15(a); Return order before a different judge
Luther v. Seawell, 191 NC App 139 (07-830)
Notice of appeal; rules violations; material misrepresentations in insurance application
Majestic Cinema Holdings, LLC v. High Point Cinema, LLC, 191 NC App 163 (08-17)
Summary Judgment, contract
Moore v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., 191 NC App 106 (07-1397)
N.C.G.S. � 20-279.21 - physical contact requirement
Price & Price Mech. of N.C., Inc. v. Miken Corp., 191 NC App 177 (07-932)
Choice of law provisions on contracts affecting real property
Ramsey v. Harman, 191 NC App 146 (07-1536)
Civil no contact order; Harassment; Cyberstalking; Required intent
Sellers v. Morton, 191 NC App 75 (07-1069)
Certificate of Service; Summary judgment; Tortious interference with contract; Civil conspiracy; Punitive damages; Discovery
Stacy v. Merrill, 191 NC App 131 (07-1466)
Industrial Commission jurisdiction; governmental immunity
State v. Carter, 191 NC App 152 (07-1156)
Motion for appropriate relief
State v. Corbett, 191 NC App 1 (07-856)
Guilty plea waives appellate review of double jeopardy argument
State v. Miller, 191 NC App 124 (07-1037)
Constructive possession; habitual felon
State v. Riffe, 191 NC App 86 (07-1130)
State v. Williams, 191 NC App 96 (07-1304)
Peremptory challenges; Motion to Dismiss


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Cline v Owens, (07-1354)
Grandy v Midgett, (07-1332)
In Re: B.C., (07-1487)
In Re: N.R. and Z.R., (08-114)
In Re: R.C.J., (08-7)
In Re: V.S.W., (08-126)
In The Matter Of: C.T.H-C et als, (08-206)
In The Matter Of: J.C.D., (08-116)
In The Matter Of: J.W.S., (08-185)
In The Matter Of: K.D.A., (07-1173)
In The Matter Of: K.L.K., (07-1169)
In The Matter Of: M.T.T., (08-234)
Kaylor v Fox, (07-1272)
McNeill v McNeill, (07-679)
Parker v Scott, (07-935)
Powers v Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., (07-1218)
Radcliff v Orders Distributing Company, (07-1041)
State v Cannon, (07-1396)
State v Chance, (07-1491)
State v Collier, (07-1556)
State v Foskey, (07-1296)
State v Freeman, (07-1334)
State v Greenhill, (07-1378)
State v Hickson, (07-321)
State v Jones, (07-420)
State v Lyvers, (07-1400)
State v McCray, (07-1255)
State v McHone, (07-1097)
State v Parks, (07-1178)
State v Pinder, (07-1413)
State v Salazar, (07-893)
State v Smith, (07-1243)
State v Valencia, (07-1367)
State v White, (07-1231)


Jun 3, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Jun 23, 2008
Case Title / Description
CIM Ins., Corp. v. Cascade Auto Glass, Inc., 190 NC App 808 (07-1079)
Cowell v. Gaston Co., 190 NC App 743 (07-1434)
Governmental Immunity; waiver; insurance contract; contract interpretation
Gress v. Rowboat Co., 190 NC App 773 (07-961)
Unfair and deceptive trade practices, fraudulent scheme
Hogan v. Terminal Trucking Co., 190 NC App 758 (07-1273)
Workers' Compensation; Maximum Medical Improvement
In re A.S., 190 NC App 679 (07-1242)
Adjudication of neglect based on other child's abuse; findings of fact in disposition
In re S.F., 190 NC App 779 (08-197)
Kelly v. Duke Univ., 190 NC App 733 (07-874)
Workers' Comp., death benefit, statute of limitations, double recovery
McGuire v. Riedle, 190 NC App 785 (07-1276)
Rule 9(j) Certification
Roemer v. Preferred Roofing, Inc., 190 NC App 813 (07-1554)
Statute of repose [N.C. Gen. Stat. � 1-50(a)(5)]; Specific performance
Sawyer v. Market Am., Inc., 190 NC App 791 (07-1257)
N.C. Wage & Hour Act; no extraterritorial application
Shehan v. Gaston Co., 190 NC App 803 (07-1138)
Collateral estoppel
State v. Cousar, 190 NC App 750 (07-850)
Double jeopardy in kidnapping/burglary; Evidentiary Rulings
State v. Cox, 190 NC App 714 (07-1171)
Juror challenge; Ineffective assistance of counsel claim
State v. Delrosario, 190 NC App 797 (07-953)
Conviction, prosecution, same act, real offense sentencing
State v. Doe (aka Martinez), 190 NC App 723 (07-1560)
Miranda warnings-consent to search; Motion to dismiss-maintaining a dwelling
State v. Johnson, 190 NC App 818 (07-971)
Capacity, self representation
State v. Sapp, 190 NC App 698 (07-1135)
Rape in the course of home robbery, second-degree kidnapping
State v. Zinkand, 190 NC App 765 (07-980)
Admissibility of evidence, sexually violent predator status


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Austin Hatcher Realty, Inc. v Arnold, (07-1377)
Baker v Baker, (07-1175)
Bowick-Richardson v Fayetteville State, (07-983)
Corbett v Gray, (07-1239)
Glenn v TDM Corporation, (07-1194)
In The Matter Of: J.E.K. and L.A.F.K., (08-140)
In The Matter Of: J.M., (08-34)
In The Matter Of: S.J., (08-132)
Lee v Lee, (07-979)
Moore v Rhodes, (07-1394)
Naik v HR Providence Road, LLC, (07-1285)
Semon v Dozier, (07-1460)
State v Bailey, (07-989)
State v Bohler, (07-1331)
State v Clark, (07-1318)
State v Clark, (07-1267)
State v Epps, (07-1234)
State v Harris, (07-1494)
State v Wall, (07-1245)
Taylor v Taylor Graphics, et al, (07-1220)


May 20, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Jun 9, 2008
Case Title / Description
Babb v. Graham, 190 NC App 463 (07-848)
Constructive fraud based upon breach of fiduciary duty in administration of trusts
Cameron v. Bissette, 190 NC App 614 (07-408)
Ambiguities in wills
Carolina First Bank v. Stark Inc., 190 NC App 561 (07-833)
Breach of contract; guaranty
Carter v. West Am. Ins. Co., 190 NC App 532 (07-781)
Contract reformation; duty of insurance agent
Chapel Hill Title & Abstract Co. v. Town of Chapel Hill, 190 NC App 487 (07-1292)
Zoning ordinances, restrictive covenants, and variance requests
Christopher v. N.C. State Univ., 190 NC App 666 (07-1516)
Subject matter jurisdiction - Workers' Compensation Act versus Tort Claims Act; Workers' Compensation Act - exclusive remedy
Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. v. Bank One, N.A., 190 NC App 586 (07-1137)
Equitable Estoppel
Friends of Mt. Vernon Springs, Inc. v. Town of Siler City, 190 NC App 633 (07-1484)
Mootness; Rezoning -- summary judgment; Spot zoning
Hannah v. Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins. Co., 190 NC App 626 (07-151)
Insurance; waiver and estoppel
Hash v. Estate of Henley, 190 NC App 645 (07-845)
Summary judgment; judicial admission
Hinson v. Jarvis, 190 NC App 607 (07-1142)
Negligence; Aiding and Abetting a Tort
In re S.M., 190 NC App 579 (07-1373)
Disorderly conduct in school - insufficient evidence
Lynnwood Found. v. N.C. Dep't of Revenue, 190 NC App 593 (07-945)
Sales and use tax; charitable organization
Orix Fin. Servs., Inc. v. Rasberry Logging, Inc., 190 NC App 657 (07-1051)
Personal jurisdiction
Petroleum Traders Corp. v. State, 190 NC App 542 (07-1176)
Sovereign immunity; Corum v. UNC
Roset-Eredia v. F.W. Dellinger, Inc., 190 NC App 520 (07-644)
Workes' compensation; total disability
State v. Bodden, 190 NC App 505 (07-719)
Admissibility of evidence; relevancy; dying declaration; confrontation clause; Crawford; prosecutorial conduct
State v. Goodwin, 190 NC App 570 (07-1028)
Jury instructions; prior record level
State v. Hairston, 190 NC App 620 (07-1119)
Ineffective Assistance of Counsel; Hearsay
State v. Hatley, 190 NC App 639 (07-1091)
Defendant's right to have witness observe intoxilyzer test
State v. Hensley, 190 NC App 600 (07-770)
Possession, malt beverage; Motion to dismiss
State v. Lazaro, 190 NC App 670 (07-937)
Motion to set aside a bond forfeiture; deportation
State v. Rodrigo, 190 NC App 661 (07-938)
Motion to set aside a bond forfeiture; deportation
State v. Satanek, 190 NC App 653 (07-890)
Revoking Probation; Subject Matter Jurisdiction
State v. Tollison, 190 NC App 552 (07-1125)
Indictments; jury instructions
State v. Webber, 190 NC App 649 (07-934)
Motion for Appropriate Relief/Notice of Appeal


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Bank One, N.A. v Friedman, (07-1068)
Benz v American Airlines, (07-1343)
Foster v Unifi, Inc., (07-1016)
In The Matter Of: Oliver, (07-796)
King v Lingerfelt, (07-1193)
KMart, et al v Guastello, (07-777)
Lapidus v Siemens Power Transmission, (07-836)
Lapidus v Siemens Power Transmission, (07-784)
Map Supply Inc. v Integrated Inventory, (07-733)
Markley v Markley, (07-1210)
Monger v Durham Housing Authority, (07-1187)
Mosteller Mansion, LLC v Mactec Eng'g, (07-664)
State v Bailey, (07-1150)
State v Brill, (07-1143)
State v Brooks, (07-940)
State v Cook, (07-1096)
State v Cowan, (07-1521)
State v Craig, (07-1147)
State v Evans, (07-1222)
State v Hawkins, (07-1098)
State v Lomax, (07-1183)
State v Mann, (06-1693)
State v Matthews, (07-1237)
State v McDougald, (07-993)
State v McRae, (07-1271)
State v Melvin, (07-1284)
State v Metcalf, (07-1228)
State v Parker, (07-854)
State v Shine, (07-1148)
State v Smith, (07-1297)
State v Stewart, (07-1199)
State v Tweed, (07-740)
State v Visinggard, (07-259)
State v Wheeler, (07-1306)
State v Williams, (07-923)
Thurman v NC Div. of Motor Vehicles, (07-668)


May 6, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: May 27, 2008
Case Title / Description
Advantage Assets, Inc., II v. Howell, 190 NC App 443 (07-878)
Andrus v. IQMAX, Inc., 190 NC App 426 (07-186)
Breach of contract statute of limitations
Barbee v. Johnson, 190 NC App 349 (07-510)
Summary judgment, undue influence
Cockerham-Ellerbee v. Town of Jonesville, 190 NC App 150 (07-1161)
Summary judgment; punitive damages
Corbett v. N.C. Div. of Motor Vehicles, 190 NC App 113 (07-791)
Employment discrimination
Crocker v. Crocker, 190 NC App 165 (07-964)
Postseparation support and alimony awards; findings of fact
Cross v. Falk Integrated Tech., Inc., 190 NC App 274 (07-565)
Workers' Compensation; disability; maximum medical improvement; disability; credit
Dodson v. Dodson, 190 NC App 412 (06-969-2)
Modification of alimony order; Spousal support
Eller v. Yadkin Valley Bank & Tr. Co., 190 NC App 315 (07-613)
Judgment on the pleadings; Trade Secrets Protection Act
Estroff v. Chatterjee, 190 NC App 61 (07-384)
Child custody
Gardner v. Ebenezer, LLC, 190 NC App 432 (07-1190)
Landlord and tenant commercial lease
Guilford Cty. ex rel. Hill v. Holbrook, 190 NC App 188 (07-1165)
Affidavit of parentage; Rule 60(b) paternity test
Hager v. Check Into Cash of N.C., Inc., 190 NC App 396 (06-505)
Unconscionability for pay-day loans
Harleysville Mut. Ins. Co. v. Buzz Off Insect Shield, LLC, 190 NC App 28 (07-1002)
Interlocutory appeal; Duty to defend; Product disparagement
In re B.L.H., Z.L.H., 190 NC App 142 (07-1313-2)
Termination of parental rights; amendment of petition; notice of grounds for termination
In re B.W., 190 NC App 328 (07-1579)
In re J.M., R.H. JR., C.S., A.S., R.M., AND B.M., 190 NC App 379 (07-1246)
Jones v. Robbins, 190 NC App 405 (07-375)
Burden of proof and propriety of appeal bond in cartway proceedings (N.C.Gen. Stat. 136-68, 136-69; 1-292.)
Jones v. Robbins, 190 NC App 405 (07-488)
Burden of proof and propriety of appeal bond in cartway proceedings (N.C.Gen. Stat. 136-68, 136-69; 1-292.)
Kucan v. Advance Am., 190 NC App 396 (06-447)
Unconscionability for pay-day loans
Mason v. Dwinnell, 190 NC App 209 (07-176)
Child custody
McQuillan v. Check, 190 NC App 396 (06-506)
Unconscionability for pay-day loans
Michael v. Huffman Oil Co., 190 NC App 256 (07-1293)
Exclusion of expert testimony; Summary judgment; Standard of care; Inherently dangerous activity
Moore v. Mills, 190 NC App 178 (07-955)
Sanctions
Outlaw v. Johnson, 190 NC App 233 (07-466)
Last clear chance; civil procedure rules 403 and 609; workers' compensation liens under N.C.G.S. � 97-10.2(e)
State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Gaylor, 190 NC App 448 (07-1421)
Summary judgment; Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage; Selection/rejection form
State v. Applewhite, 190 NC App 132 (07-1399)
State v. Baskin, 190 NC App 102 (07-832)
Breaking or entering, judicial notice, jury instructions
State v. Bass, 190 NC App 339 (07-604)
Sufficiency of evidence to support first-degree murder; jury instructions second-degree murder; admissibility of hearsay
State v. Batchelor, 190 NC App 369 (07-863)
No substantive evidence that defendant was the perpetrator of robbery with a dangerous weapon
State v. Dewalt, 190 NC App 158 (07-196)
Miranda warnings; custodial interrogation; Fifth Amendment
State v. Dietze, 190 NC App 198 (07-1066)
State v. Hobbs, 190 NC App 183 (07-914)
Meaningful appellate review; lost transcript; missing recorded evidence resulting in prejudice; absence of available alternatives
State v. Icard, 190 NC App 76 (07-610)
Motion to suppress; Brady violation; false statements by prosecutor
State v. Jackson, 190 NC App 437 (07-933)
Probation revocation; waiver of counsel
State v. McAllister, 190 NC App 289 (07-1375)
Rule 2; chain of custody; DNA evidence
State v. Neal, 190 NC App 453 (07-1145)
Motion to suppress; scope of consent to search person
State v. Patterson, 190 NC App 193 (07-951)
Probation revocation afirmed; probationary period tolled because new criminal charges pending
State v. Smith, 190 NC App 44 (07-172)
Corpus delicti rule, sexual offense
State v. Turnage, 190 NC App 123 (07-562)
First-degree burglary; entry; possession of implements of housebreaking
State v. Williams, 190 NC App 173 (07-1057)
Second-degree rape; improper closing arguments; sex offender registry; satellite monitoring
State v. Williams, 190 NC App 301 (07-1080)
Dismissal of a charge for flagrant violations of defendant's constitutional rights under N.C.G.S. � 15A-954(a)(4)
State v. Worrell, 190 NC App 387 (07-1120)
Waiver of counsel; continuance
State v. Young, 190 NC App 458 (07-671)
Revocation of probation; constructive possession of firearms
State v. Zamora-Ramos, 190 NC App 420 (07-738)
Level III trafficking by transportation
Villepigue v. City of Danville, Va., 190 NC App 359 (07-876)
Application of gross negligence standard to police pursuit case
Wake Cares, Inc. v. Wake Co. School Bd., 190 NC App 1 (07-810)
Standing; local school boards' authority to operate year-round schools
Washburn v. Yadkin Valley Bank & Tr. Co., 190 NC App 315 (07-612)
Judgment on the pleadings; Trade Secrets Protection Act
Z.A. Sneeden's Sons, Inc. v. ZP No. 116, LLC, 190 NC App 90 (07-1031)
Easement rights; Equitable estoppel; Sufficiency of description


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Becker v Becker, (07-543)
Crawford v Watlington, (07-1352)
Cyprus Group, LLC v Twiss and Holland, (07-1127)
Hall v Mauricio, (07-656)
Hames v Hames, (07-831)
Herman v Herman, (07-1081)
In The Matter Of The Estate Of: Digman, (07-425)
In the Matter of: A.H., L.L., B.L., (08-18)
In The Matter Of: B.K., (07-1577)
In The Matter Of: C.M.B., (08-71)
In The Matter Of: C.M.W., (07-1315)
In The Matter Of: D.K.B., (07-1359)
In The Matter Of: K.B. and K.B., (07-1368)
In The Matter Of: K.T. and C.T., (07-1547)
Johnson v Walker, (07-642)
Johnson v Walker, et al, (07-523)
MacKenzie v Lewis, (07-1211)
Miles v Koon, (07-1181)
Mincey-Smith v Smith, (07-1325)
Mitchell County v Buchanan, et al, (07-1307)
Norman v N.C. Dept. of Transportation, (07-894)
Potchak v Tatum, (07-1303)
Seagle v Herring, (07-655)
State v Baldwin, (07-1132)
State v Barnes, (07-1387)
State v Bernard, (07-1289)
State v Branson, (07-1216)
State v Bryson, (07-1230)
State v Cross, (07-1461)
State v Forte, (07-739)
State v Green, (07-1256)
State v Hall, (07-1370)
State v Hall, (07-724)
State v Hallyburton, (07-1114)
State v Harrington, (07-1442)
State v Lacewell, (07-657)
State v McCain, (07-1115)
State v McDuffie, (07-1177)
State v McSweeney, (07-1139)
State v Miles, (07-922)
State v Mills, (07-1197)
State v Nooe, (07-1116)
State v Palmer, (07-811)
State v Servantes, (07-1238)
State v Timmons, (07-1196)
State v Williams, (07-1464)
State v Williams, (07-1462)
State v Wilson, (07-974)
State v Yancey, (07-1406)
Ward v Jett Properties, LLC, (07-1448)
Yadkin Valley Bank v AF Financial Group, (07-240)
Yadkin Valley Bank v AF Financial Group, (07-417)


Apr 15, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: May 5, 2008
Case Title / Description
Carpenter v. Carpenter, 189 NC App 755 (07-786)
Untimely filing of answer; motion to strike; motion for judgment on the pleadings
Davis v. City of New Bern, 189 NC App 723 (07-785)
Striking testimony due to ex parte communications; insufficient evidence to support Commission
Eaker v. Gower, 189 NC App 770 (07-1025)
Personal jurisdiction
Frey v. Best, 189 NC App 622 (07-703)
Insufficient findings to modify alimony; child support, or to increase visitation with noncustodial parent; no abuse of discretion when denying custodial parent's motion to relocate out of state with minor children
Gonzales v. N.C. State Univ., 189 NC App 740 (07-87)
Sexual harassment; negligence in supervision
Horry v. Woodbury, 189 NC App 669 (07-477)
Standing of beneficiary; Conversion of joint account and funds; Equitable subrogation
In re J.A.P., I.M.P., 189 NC App 683 (07-1562)
Termination of parental rights; subject matter jurisdiction; service of summons on attorney advocate
In re J.J.D.L., 189 NC App 777 (07-839)
Juvenile release pending appeal and juvenile admissions
Knight v. Higgs, 189 NC App 696 (07-322)
Board of Elections; Open Meetings Law
Nucor Corp. v. Prudential Equity Grp., LLC, 189 NC App 731 (07-1007)
Libel per se; unfair or deceptive trade practices
S.N.R. Mgmt. Corp. v. Danube Partners 141, 189 NC App 601 (07-434)
Time is of the essence contract clause; breach of contract; waiver
Saft America, Inc. v. Plainview Batteries, Inc., 189 NC App 579 (07-823)
Personal jurisdiction; Individual liability for corporate acts; Allegations of piercing the corporate veil
State v. Daniels, 189 NC App 705 (07-1202)
First-degree kidnapping; evidence; effective assistance of counsel
State v. Hinkle, 189 NC App 762 (07-1014)
Littering
State v. Jackson, 189 NC App 747 (07-695)
Right to a jury trial; double jeopardy
State v. Llamas-Hernandez, 189 NC App 640 (07-566)
Admissibility of police officer's lay witness testimony that substance was cocaine
State v. Morgan, 189 NC App 716 (07-745)
DWI; sufficiency of the evidence; Double Jeopardy
State v. Watkins, 189 NC App 784 (07-774)
State's right to appeal; writ of mandamus
Trotter v. N.C. Dep't of Health & Human Servs., 189 NC App 655 (07-1035)
Agency age discrimination; Standard of Review; Conflicting evidence; Substitution of judgment


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Bailey v Bailey, (07-1340)
Broadhurst v Tatum, (07-696)
Clark v United Emergency Services, Inc., (07-592)
Daughtridge v Barber, (07-552)
Flippen v Americraft, et al, (07-577)
In The Matter Of: A.W. and K.M., (07-819)
In The Matter Of: C.M.T., (07-1099)
In the Matter of: C.P., (07-1485)
In The Matter Of: E.G.F. and T.S.F., (07-1409)
In The Matters Of: L.F., T.F., K.S., (07-1253)
Jones v Dalton, et al, (07-553)
McLoughlin v Droog, (07-542)
Moore v First Citizens Bank, (07-616)
Phillips & Jordan Inv. v Greun Madainn, (07-1105)
Rabil v Food Lion, LLC, (07-706)
State v Ambrocio, (07-861)
State v Arnold, (07-712)
State v Bell, (07-1017)
State v Bishop, (07-792)
State v Bowen, (07-414)
State v Chiaromonte, (07-534)
State v Coleman, (07-825)
State v Credle, (07-1021)
State v Doolittle, (07-952)
State v Foster, (07-947)
State v Hoilman, (07-736)
State v Ibarra, (07-1236)
State v Irby, (07-747)
State v Jenkins, (07-973)
State v Jones, (07-1113)
State v Ledbetter, (07-885)
State v Nichols, (07-871)
State v Rorer, (07-1214)
State v Rosales-Villa, (07-1144)
State v Sharpe, (07-978)
State v Snyder, (07-713)
State v Spruill, (07-576)
State v Stanley, (07-867)
State v Trucell, (07-1249)
State v Waters, (07-557)
State v Younger, (07-999)
Wood v NC State University, (07-88)


Apr 1, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Apr 21, 2008
Case Title / Description
Birmingham v. H&H Home Consultants & Designs, Inc., 189 NC App 435 (07-630)
Unfair and deceptive practices; Private residence; Attorney's fees
Blaylock Grading Co., LLP v. Smith, 189 NC App 508 (07-615)
Validity of Limited Liability Clause
Clay v. Monroe, 189 NC App 482 (07-1136)
Sale of ward's property; Necessity of appraisal; Court approval of sale; Constructive fraud
Gratz v. Hill, 189 NC App 489 (07-872)
Workers' compensation; intoxication
Gray v. Bryant, 189 NC App 527 (07-840)
Whether suit by a prisoner is frivolous
Hentz v. Asheville City Bd. of Educ., 189 NC App 520 (07-808)
Subject matter jurisdiction; exhaustion of administrative remedy
Roberts v. Dixie News, Inc., 189 NC App 495 (07-687)
Workers' compensation; deputy commissioner order
State v. Beatty, 189 NC App 464 (07-593)
Jury instructions; unfair prejudice
State v. Bridges, 189 NC App 524 (07-1109)
Probation Revocation
State v. Jenkins, 189 NC App 502 (07-498)
Error in jury verdict form; Assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury
State v. Lee, 189 NC App 474 (07-539)
Rule 608, challenge for cause, inattentive juror
State v. Ly, 189 NC App 422 (07-578)
First-degree kidnapping; breaking and entering; robbery with dangerous weapon
State v. Robinson, 189 NC App 454 (07-1180)
Plain Feel doctrine; Terry stop
State v. Tyson, 189 NC App 408 (07-389)
Due process in plea negotiations; definition of playground
State v. Viera, 189 NC App 514 (07-968)
Massage Therapy; Sexual Battery; Constructive Force
Warner v. Brickhouse, 189 NC App 445 (07-640)
Notice of Appeal from underlying judgment; Modification of child custody order not on appeal requires showing of changed circumstances; Nexus required between proof of changed circumstances and welfare of child


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Backman v Backman, (07-1055)
Bryant v Taylor King Furniture, (07-720)
Covington v Triad Financial Corporation, (07-1172)
Crutchfield v Carolina Football, (07-748)
Dotson v Davis, (07-789)
Food Lion, LLC v Finazzle Corporation, (07-1029)
Goines v McAvoy, (07-895)
Harrington v Gerald, (07-1070)
Harrison v Harrison, (07-869)
In The Matter Of: A.B.K., (07-1082)
In The Matter Of: J.B.R., (07-1251)
In The Matter Of: P.R. and H.R., (07-1432)
In the Matter of: R.A.T., (07-688)
In The Matter Of: T.R.S. and B.T.S., (07-1447)
Jack v Mount Zion Christian Church, (07-1221)
Joint Redevelopment v Jackson-Heard, (07-1167)
Lynch v Parks, (07-698)
Pace v Wake Forest Baptist Church, (07-755)
Parnell v Parnell, (07-844)
Queen v Queen, (07-1207)
State v Bailey, (07-1141)
State v Barlowe, (07-646)
State v Bristol, (07-1018)
State v Brown, (07-1073)
State v Carney, (07-1078)
State v Clark, (07-1151)
State v Cosey, (07-672)
State v Drayton, (07-943)
State v Gay, (07-927)
State v Hankins, (07-1100)
State v Harris, (07-864)
State v Hughes, (07-1227)
State v Huntley, (07-1241)
State v James, (07-670)
State v Jeffries, (07-1128)
State v Luther, (07-1166)
State v Lynch, (07-512)
State v Martin, (07-528)
State v Mizelle, (07-970)
State v Moore, (07-1048)
State v Murphy, (07-1164)
State v Page, (07-699)
State v Peoples, (07-1011)
State v Perchalski, (07-1390)
State v Rodgers, (07-1179)
State v Singleton, (07-726)
State v Smith, (07-997)
State v Stone, (07-708)
State v Vaughan, (07-677)
State v Welch, (07-721)
State v Whiteside, (07-892)
State v Williams, (07-1208)
State v Williams, (07-877)


Mar 18, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Apr 7, 2008
Case Title / Description
Austin v. Bald II, L.L.C., 189 NC App 338 (07-1152)
Punitive damages; spite fence
Crouse v. Mineo, 189 NC App 232 (07-344)
LLC Act
Durham Hous. Auth. v. Partee, 189 NC App 388 (07-581)
Section 8 Termination; Breach of Lease Contract
Elshoff v. N.C. Bd. of Nursing, 189 NC App 369 (07-599)
Wilfulness
Heatherly v. Hollingsworth Co., 189 NC App 398 (07-222)
Lighting strike
Heatherly v. State, 189 NC App 213 (06-770)
N.C. Education Lottery Act; revenue bills; order to pay costs
In re Z.A.K., 189 NC App 354 (07-641)
Duty to aid and culpable negligence
Jones v. Miles, 189 NC App 289 (07-109)
Adverse possession - hostility requirement
Kerr v. Long, 189 NC App 331 (07-916)
Medical malpractice; expert testimony; failure to appeal alternative basis for directed verdict or directed verdict order ifself
McQuillin v. Perez, 189 NC App 394 (07-949)
Foreign judgment; Rules 3; proof of service
Mission Hosp., Inc. v. N.C. Dep't of Health & Human Servs., 189 NC App 263 (06-1642)
Agency Dir. engaging in exparte communication prior to Agency Decision requires remand for further certificate of need proceedings
N.C. State Bar v. Gilbert, 189 NC App 320 (07-74)
Fraud, breach of fiduciary duty by attorney
Raper v. Mansfield Sys., Inc., 189 NC App 277 (07-681)
Workers' Compensation; post hoc ergo propter hoc; back vs. shoulder injury; attorneys' fees; Russell test for disability
Rhue v Rhue, 189 NC App 299 (07-453)
Unjust enrichment; constructive trust; motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict
Ron Medlin Constr. v. Harris, 189 NC App 363 (06-1665)
Contractor's license; implied contract; quantum meruit / unjust enrichment
State v. Coffey, 189 NC App 382 (07-618)
Driving while impaired; Blakely error; reckless driving; and driving while license revoked
State v. Hope, 189 NC App 309 (07-702)
Instruction of flight and admission of evidence
State v. Rollins, 189 NC App 248 (07-380)
Marital privilege; Miranda
State v. Stallings, 189 NC App 376 (07-729)
Anticipatory search warrant
State v. Wright, 189 NC App 346 (07-611)
Batson violation


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Bailey v Bruch, (07-1101)
Bradley v Continental General Tire, (07-1093)
Brammer v Freedom Communications, (07-692)
Cartrette v Duke University Medical, (07-834)
Chandler v The Cheesecake Factory, (07-809)
Clontz v Hollar & Greene Produce Co., (07-1118)
DeVos v Providence Obstetrics, (07-633)
Garner v Garner, (07-790)
In The Matter Of: C.L.H., (07-1314)
In The Matter Of: D.A.A.W., (07-1248)
In The Matter Of: D.R.W., (07-977)
In The Matter Of: J.L., J.E., M.L., (07-1224)
In The Matter Of: K.H., (07-1277)
Jones v E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co., (07-479)
Jones v Parsons, (07-826)
Klein v State Board of Examiners, (07-637)
Klinger v SCI NC Funeral Services, Inc., (07-620)
Lewis v Beachview Exxon Service, (07-1046)
Meany v WakeMed, (07-794)
Pritchard v Sladoje, (07-194)
Rodriguez-Carias v Nelson's Auto, (07-570)
St. John Christian v Hines, (07-820)
State v Borkar, (07-815)
State v Gilmore, (07-600)
State v Harb, (07-1140)
State v Hicks, (07-767)
State v Ligon, (07-799)
State v Little, (07-614)
State v McHone, (07-782)
State v McKoy, (07-1040)
State v Platt, (07-1063)
State v Roberts, (07-858)
State v Rutledge, (07-795)
State v Sandres, (07-1022)
State v Smith, (07-1200)
State v Stephens, (07-1000)
Williams v Wake County, et al, (07-192)


Mar 4, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Mar 24, 2008
Case Title / Description
Burrell v. Sparkkles Reconstr. Co., 189 NC App 104 (07-494)
Breach of contract; damages; unfair and deceptive trade practices; expert witness testimony
City of Wilmington v. Hill, 189 NC App 173 (07-11)
Zoning; use vs. ownership
Coulter v. Catawba Cty. Bd. of Educ., 189 NC App 183 (07-717)
Industrial Commission; Tort Claims Act
Freeman v. Rothrock, 189 NC App 31 (07-269)
Workers' compensation; the Larson Test for employee misrepresentation at time of hiring
Fulmore v. Howell, 189 NC App 93 (07-984)
Motion to compel discovery; work product; attorney client privilege
Greene v. Hoekstra, 189 NC App 179 (07-490)
Cost
Hartsell v. Hartsell, 189 NC App 65 (07-884)
Alimony; amount and duration; insufficient findings of fact
Hill v. West, (07-467)
Res Judicata
Hill v. West, 189 NC App 189 (07-468)
Res Judicata; negligent entrustment
In re A.F.H-G, 189 NC App 160 (07-1346)
TPR: order vacated fail to name juv as respondent on summons as required by N.C.G.S. 7B-1106(a)(5)
In re Advance Am., 189 NC App 115 (06-1576)
In re B.L.H., Z.L.H., 189 NC App 199 (07-1313)
Termination of parental rights; Subject matter jurisdiction
In re J.T., J.T., A.J., 189 NC App 206 (07-1372)
TPR: order vacated fail to name juv as respondent on summons as required by N.C.G.S. 7B-1106(a)(5)
In re Winstead, 189 NC App 145 (07-342)
Standing to appeal an adjudication of incompetency and an appointment of guardian
Lineberger v. N.C. Dep't of Corr., 189 NC App 1 (07-3)
Declaratory judgment; Fair Sentencing Act; Parole eligibility; Collateral attack on a prior judgment
N.C. State Bar v. Key, 189 NC App 80 (06-1666-2)
Violation of N.C. Revised Rules of Professional Conduct
Ruiz v. Mecklenburg Utils., Inc., 189 NC App 123 (07-804)
Entry of default and default judgment
State v. Calhoun, 189 NC App 166 (07-580)
Non-testimonial dying declaration; dying declaration is exception to right of confrontation
State v. Harris, 189 NC App 49 (07-383)
First-degree sexual offense and assault with a deadly weapon-porior consistent statements and rape shield
State v. Irons, 189 NC App 201 (07-909)
Breaking and entering, constructive breaking, armed robbery
State v. Newell, 189 NC App 138 (07-253)
Embezzlement; Peremptory Instructions
State v. Southards, 189 NC App 152 (07-546)
Sufficient evidence for possession of stolen property (discussing elements of possession and knew or had reasonable grounds to believe property was stolen); Restitution award not supported by evidence
Steward v. Green, 189 NC App 131 (07-762)
Subject matter jurisdiction, administrative remedies, substantially equivalent exemption


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Brown v Black & Decker Corporation, (07-734)
Brown v Via Electric Company, (07-1027)
Burek v Mancuso, (07-591)
Carolina Tailors, et al v Wagner, (07-776)
Elixson v Advanced Residuals Management, (07-841)
Ellison v Dana Corporation, (07-778)
Freeman v Bullard, (06-58)
Hill v West, et al, (07-469)
Household Realty Corp. v Guinn, (07-862)
Iglesias v City of Oxford, et al, (07-347)
In Re: J.E.C.M. and R.E.S., (07-1424)
In The Matter Of: Beane, (07-231)
In The Matter Of: K.J.H., (07-1408)
In the Matter of: M.A.R., (07-991)
In The Matter Of: M.J.M. and M.L.S., (07-1350)
Ink Pen Retreat Corp. v Hunter Heath, (07-418)
Isaac v Wells, (07-1039)
James v Carolina Power & Light, (07-625)
Lee v Lee, (07-339)
Majors v Majors, (07-392)
Morrison v Outback Steakhouse, (07-898)
Owens v Owens, (07-230)
Powell v Powell Bail Bonding, Inc., (07-540)
Robinson v Altria Group, Inc., (07-976)
Sisk v Amini, (07-1013)
Skeen v McIntyre, (06-910)
Skeen v Warren & Sweat Mfg. Inc., (06-999)
State v Ballard, (07-860)
State v Bogar, (07-1019)
State v Brightwell, (07-556)
State v Brinkley, (07-521)
State v Brooks, (07-924)
State v Brown, (07-843)
State v Caldwell, (07-464)
State v Crowell, (07-954)
State v Davis, (07-1023)
State v Dockery, (07-649)
State v Gray, (07-962)
State v Hill, (07-769)
State v Horton, (07-771)
State v Howey, (07-750)
State v Kearns, (07-666)
State v Larson, (07-472)
State v Leach, (07-411)
State v Mitchell, (07-956)
State v Payne, (07-773)
State v Phillips, (07-1061)
State v Rhodes aka Miller, (07-632)
State v Sykes, (07-537)
State v Tante, (07-457)
State v Toler, (07-337)
State v Upchurch, (07-779)
State v Uzzell, (07-597)
State v Womack, (07-514)
State v Wood, (07-912)
Thomas v Thomas, (07-957)
Wallace v Estate of Wallace, et al, (07-1053)
Wattiker v Bowens, (07-805)
Winrow, et al v Discovery Ins. et al, (06-1681)


Feb 19, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Mar 10, 2008
Case Title / Description
Bluebird Corp. v. Aubin, 188 NC App 671 (07-282)
Corporations
Craddock v. Craddock, 188 NC App 806 (07-899)
Breach of support agreement; Cohabitation under N.C.G.S. 50-16.9(b); Summary judgment
Craven v. SEIU COPE, 188 NC App 814 (07-925)
Defamation; Unfair & deceptive trade practices; Political campaign advertisement
Graham v. Masonry Reinforcing Corp. of Am., 188 NC App 755 (07-372)
Workers' Compensation
Hunter v. APAC/BARRUS Constr. Co., 188 NC App 723 (07-5)
Workers' Compensation; employee-owned business
In re T.R.M., 188 NC App 773 (07-1170)
Probable vs. possible under N.C.G.S. 7B-907(b)(1)
Kirschbaum v. McLaurin Parking Co., 188 NC App 782 (07-385)
Private parking lots, trespass to chattel
Kyle v. Holston Grp., 188 NC App 686 (07-364)
Workers' Compensation; Compromise Settle Agreement; Rule 502; Full Investigation
N.C. State Bar v. Ethridge, 188 NC App 653 (07-802)
Legal ethics; Disciplinary proceedings; Sanctions
Riverpointe Homeowners Ass'n v. Mallory, 188 NC App 837 (07-127)
Homeowners' Association fines
Rowlette v. State, 188 NC App 712 (06-1036)
Constitutionality of the North Carolina Unclaimed Property Act
State v. Bowman, 188 NC App 635 (06-1146)
Jury instructions; N.C. Rules of Evidence, Rule 404(b); Aiding and abetting
State v. Campbell, 188 NC App 701 (07-903)
Reasonable Suspicion; investigatory stop; handcuffs; probable cause; possession of burglary tools
State v. Crowe, 188 NC App 765 (07-428)
Solicitation to commit first-degree murder (insufficient evidence); Conspiracy to commit first-degree murder (sufficient evidence)
State v. Cunningham, 188 NC App 832 (07-520)
Plain error/stipulations
State v. Davis, 188 NC App 735 (06-1707)
Disjunctive jury instruction; sentencing entrapment
State v. Ellis, 188 NC App 820 (07-142)
Search warrant; probable cause; attempt
State v. Hagans, 188 NC App 799 (07-743)
Resentencing; allegation of bias; N.C.G.S. 15A-1354((b); double jeopardy
State v. Marshall, 188 NC App 744 (07-838)
Robbery with dangerous weapon; pretending to be armed; sufficiency of indictment pursuant to N.C.G.S. 14-87
State v. Melvin, 188 NC App 827 (07-653)
Structured sentencing; Extraordinary Mitigation
State v. Smith, 188 NC App 842 (07-487)
Grossly aggravating factors; appeal from attorney's fee
State v. Ware, 188 NC App 790 (07-260)
Incest; temporal variances in sex crime indictments; judicial questioning; jury unanimity; expert witness testimony


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Farlow v Farlow, (07-617)
Healy v Union Co. Board of Adjustment, (07-526)
Honacher v Everson v Carolina Farm, (07-251)
In The Matter Of: D.S.B., (07-572)
In The Matter Of: N.S., (07-1212)
NC Attorney General Roy Cooper v McAden, (07-165)
Nolan v Cooke, et al, (07-354)
Patterson v Sanders Utility, (07-436)
Roberson v Terminix Company, (07-233)
Scott v Ross, et al, (07-104)
Shulenberger v HBD Industries, (07-470)
Smithfield Housing Authority v Creech, (07-669)
State v Anderson, (07-579)
State v Blackstone, (07-473)
State v Brown, (07-130)
State v Carter, (07-628)
State v Jones, (06-1718)
State v Little, (07-575)
State v Lopez, (07-986)
State v McCullough, (07-550)
State v Moss, (07-607)
State v Mullins, (07-43)
State v Owens, (07-888)
State v Pass, (07-584)
State v Patterson, (07-622)
State v Ward, (07-561)
State v Wilkes, (07-395)
State v Williams, (07-689)
State v Young, (07-234)


Feb 5, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Feb 25, 2008
Case Title / Description
Beaufort Cty. Bd.of Educ. v. Beaufort Cty. Bd. of Comm'rs, 188 NC App 399 (06-1712)
School financing
Blue Ridge Co., LLC v. Town of Pineville, 188 NC App 466 (07-206)
Zoning; Subdivision Ordinance
Fu v. UNC Chapel Hill, 188 NC App 610 (07-654)
Workers' compensation
Hall v. Hall, 188 NC App 527 (07-624)
Award of joint legal custody; division of decision-making responsibilities
Harris v. Harris, 188 NC App 477 (07-228)
Modification of alimony; termination of child support
Herring v. Winston-Salem/Forsyth Cty. Bd. of Educ., 188 NC App 441 (07-35)
Res Judicata; Rule 11
Household Realty Corp. v. Lambeth, 188 NC App 545 (07-362)
Priority of a lien; unauthorized cancellation of ddeed of trust
In re Estate of Bullock v. C.C. Mangum Co., 188 NC App 518 (07-146)
Workers' compensation lien; third-party tortfeasors
In re I.D.G., 188 NC App 629 (07-1107)
Failure to serve summons on child after petition to terminate parental rights
Johnson v. City of Winston-Salem, 188 NC App 383 (07-536)
Workers' Compensation; Compensable Injury; Disability; Apportionment Maximum Medical Improvement
Macher v. Macher, 188 NC App 537 (07-164)
Ryle 60(b) Relief from a divorce judgment
Myers v. Bryant, 188 NC App 585 (07-285)
Wrongful death; sheriff's sovereign immunity
Patrick v. Wake Cty. Dep't of Human Servs., 188 NC App 592 (07-824)
Summary judgment; Sovereign immunity; Motion to compel
Pierce v. Pierce, 188 NC App 488 (07-132)
Modification of Alimony; Substantial change of circumstances
Reece v. Smith, 188 NC App 605 (07-368)
Statute of Limitations/Relation back
Richardson v. Maxim Healthcare Allegis Grp., 188 NC App 337 (06-875)
Workers' Compensation; breast implants; notice to employer; lien on thier-party settlement
Roush v. Kennon, 188 NC App 570 (07-209)
Medical malpractice
Scarborough v. Dillard's Inc., 188 NC App 430 (07-281)
Malicious prosecution; judgment not withstanding the verdict as to punitive damages
State v. Coltrane, 188 NC App 498 (07-486)
Amending a criminal indictment (date of offense; county of conviction); Possession of a firearm by a felon is a substantive offense; Notice requirements for driving while license revoked
State v. Cummings, 188 NC App 598 (07-374)
Search and seizure; Miranda wardnings
State v. Duncan, 188 NC App 508 (07-85)
First-degree murder; ineffective assistance of counsel
State v. Jones, 188 NC App 562 (07-969)
Felonious breaking and entering; felonious larceny; sufficiency of the indictment exclusion of evidence
State v. Lopez, 188 NC App 553 (07-422)
Closing arguments during trial's sentencing phase
State v. Mack, 188 NC App 365 (07-135)
Possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, selling cocaine, delivering cocaine and resisting a public officer
State v. Moore, 188 NC App 416 (06-1671)
Paid informants; N.C. Gen. Stat. 90-108(a_(7); stipulation to out-of-state convictions
State v. Parker, 188 NC App 616 (07-71)
Assault on law enforcement - applicability of exclusionary rule
State v. Russell, 188 NC App 625 (07-571)
Motion to continue due to defendant's absence from criminal trial
Sugar Creek Charter School, Inc. v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Bd. of Educ., 188 NC App 454 (07-207)
Charter school funding; local current expense fund; statute of limitations
Tripp v. City of Winston-Salem, 188 NC App 577 (07-533)
Summary judgment; police officer retirement plan
Webb v. Webb, 188 NC App 621 (07-818)
Equitable distribution; How and when claim may be asserted; Waiver; N.C.G.S. 50-11(e) and (f)


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Buchanan v NC DOT, (07-426)
Bynum v Whitley, (07-451)
Clayborn v Novant Health, Inc., et al, (07-183)
In Re: J.G., (07-1026)
In Re: T.G., X.G., A.G., (07-1045)
In the Matter of: C.C.R., (07-1065)
In the Matter of: D.M., (07-705)
In The Matter Of: J.E.J., et al, (07-589)
In the Matter of: W.L., D.R.L., D.M.L., (07-1104)
In the Matters of: J.A.T., et al, (07-1189)
McNeely v McNeely, (07-483)
PVC, Inc. v McKim & Creed, P.A., et al, (07-311)
Randell, et al v Beacham, et al, (07-348)
Rogers v Black, (07-462)
Shuford v Regal Manufacturing Company, (07-772)
State v Campbell, (07-950)
State v Carringer, (06-1689)
State v Christmas, (07-564)
State v Coleman, (07-886)
State v Daleus, (06-1622)
State v Fuller, (07-857)
State v Gomez and Hurtado, (07-636)
State v Holman, (07-68)
State v Johnson, (07-907)
State v Lee, (07-541)
State v Lewis, (07-902)
State v McDougald, (07-273)
State v Melvin, (07-908)
State v Middleton, (07-355)
State v Morgan, (07-315)
State v Payne, (07-821)
State v Poley, (07-157)
State v Rabon, (07-725)
State v Shuler, (07-800)
State v Siler, (07-328)
State v Smith, (07-905)
Tuck v Turoci, et al, (06-1571)


Jan 15, 2008 Zip File of Published Opinions
Mandate: Feb 4, 2008
Case Title / Description
Andrews v. Haygood, 188 NC App 244 (06-1670)
Subrogation rights of the State to funds received by Medicaid recipients from third parties
Applewhite v. Alliance One Int'l, Inc., 188 NC App 271 (07-123)
Unemplopyment benefits; substantial fault
Bolick v. ABF Freight Sys., Inc., 188 NC App 294 (07-198)
Workers' Comp.; apportionment of liability
Catawba Valley Bank v. Porter, 188 NC App 326 (07-737)
Rule 60 not available to review error of law
Conyers v. New Hanover Schools, 188 NC App 253 (07-53)
Workers' Compensation; N.C. Gen. Stat. 97-2(5); average weekly wages; public school employee
Good Hope Health Sys. LLC v. N.C. Dep't of Health & Human Servs., 188 NC App 68 (07-551)
Consideration of criteria under N.C.G.S. 131E-183
Holt v. Albemarle Reg'l Health Servs. Bd., 188 NC App 111 (07-262)
Whistleblower Act not applicable to employee grievance matters
In re A.V., 188 NC App 317 (07-360)
Delinquency proceeding; Jurisdictional defect
In re Will of Jones, 188 NC App 1 (07-4)
Wills; undue influence; testamentary capacity
McDonald v. City of Concord, 188 NC App 278 (07-113)
Spot Zoning
McIntyre v. McIntyre, 188 NC App 26 (07-235)
Equitable distribution - whether barred by premarital agreement
Perry v. Baxley Dev., Inc., 188 NC App 158 (07-57)
Notice requirements before entrance of preliminary injunctions
Rakestraw v. Town of Knightdale, 188 NC App 129 (07-866)
Rezoning-summary judgment; Notice required (N.C.Gen. Stat. 160A-384); Conditional use
Southeastern Jurisdictional Admin. Council, Inc. v. Emerson, 188 NC App 93 (06-1564)
Restrictive covenants; fee assessments; summary judgment
Sprake v. Leche, 188 NC App 322 (06-1690)
State ex rel. Cooper v. Ridgeway Brands Mfg., LLC, 188 NC App 302 (06-1711)
Jurisdiction/Pleadings
State v. Coleman, 188 NC App 144 (07-15)
Criminal contempt, burden of proof
State v. Cross, 188 NC App 334 (07-868)
Appeal from probation revocation; moot after expiration of sentence
State v. Hanner, 188 NC App 137 (07-757)
Revocation of probation; activation of suspended sentences, consecutive or concurrent; right to be present during sentencing
State v. Hayes, 188 NC App 313 (07-386)
Motion to suppress, seizure, reasonable suspicion
State v. Hernandez, 188 NC App 193 (06-1591)
Motion to Dismiss for Insufficient Evidence; Driving While Impaired; Giving False Information in Violation of N.C. Gen. Stat. 20-279.31(b); Statutory Construction, N.C. Gen. State. 15A-1227(c)
State v. Labinski, 188 NC App 120 (06-1617)
Timely pre-trial release, DWI, Prejudice to the preparation of a defense
State v. Lewis, 188 NC App 308 (07-518)
Improper extrajudicial conduct; motion for appropriate relief
State v. Little, 188 NC App 152 (07-128)
Admissibility of evidence
State v. Maready, 188 NC App 169 (07-171)
Motion to suppress; prior convictions
State v. Moncree, 188 NC App 221 (07-159)
Discovery violation; Habitual felon; Subject matter jurisdiction
State v. Myles, 188 NC App 42 (07-118)
Criminal procedure; Motion to Suppress; Reasonable suspicion
State v. Smith, 188 NC App 207 (06-1631)
Jury Instructions; Right to presence Right to Counsel; Second-Degree Murder
State v. Stephens, 188 NC App 286 (06-1594)
Amending an Indictment
State v. Thompson, 188 NC App 102 (07-363)
Motion to dismiss, maintaining a dwelling
Swift v. Richardson Sports Ltd. Partners, 188 NC App 82 (07-685)
Attorneys' fees; necessary findings of fact
Weaverville Partners, LLC v. Town Of Weaverville Bd. of Adjust., 188 NC App 55 (07-185)
Zoning and land use; Ordinances; Judicial review
Williams v. Law Cos. Grp., Inc., 188 NC App 235 (06-1586)
Ongoing disability


Unpublished Opinions - Rule 30e

Bowlin v Cornerstone Realty Trust, (07-224)
Brown v Brown, (06-682)
Burnette, et al v City of Goldsboro, (06-1672)
Carroll v Perry, (07-76)
Carver, et al v Carver, et al, (07-263)
DOT v Jamestown Village Associates, (07-381)
English v Nixon, (07-388)
Fairview Developers, Inc. v Miller, (07-439)
Gatlin v Gatlin, (06-859)
Gatlin v Gatlin, (06-858)
Grove v Bar Construction Company, (06-1412)
Honeycutt v Honeycutt, (07-29)
In Re: J.D.W., (07-1010)
In Re: J.M., (07-1056)
In The Matter Of: D.C.H., (07-1008)
In The Matter Of: D.W., (07-948)
In The Matter Of: J.F., (07-998)
In the Matter of: J.J., (07-1042)
In The Matter Of: J.S.R., (07-992)
In The Matter Of: J.W.H., (07-1126)
In The Matter Of: M.K.B., (07-1044)
In The Matter Of: M.S.C., (07-1058)
In the Matter of: R.L.M., (07-822)
In The Matter Of: S.L.E., (07-560)
In The Matter Of: S.W., (07-910)
In The Matters Of: S.M.F. and J.M.F., (07-982)
Kelley v Wake County Sheriff's Dept., (06-1127)
Keyzer v Amerlink, Ltd., (06-1675)
Lawson v White, et al, (07-296)
Mason v Freeman, (07-17)
McCarver v Hunter Motors, Inc., et al, (07-346)
Odom v Clark, et al, (07-775)
Royal, et al v Pate, et al, (07-529)
Sampson v Pilkington North America, (07-353)
Shepherd v National Federation, (07-27)
Stark v Ratashara-Stark, (07-665)
State v Arreola, (07-538)
State v Berry, (07-450)
State v Bullock, (07-559)
State v Caudill, (07-96)
State v Cochrane, (07-394)
State v Cole, (06-1595)
State v Craig, (06-1061)
State v Dickerson, (07-14)
State v Ferguson, (07-667)
State v Graveran, (07-379)
State v Green, (07-722)
State v Hagen, (07-433)
State v Hanton, (07-313)
State v Harrison, (07-756)
State v Holt, (07-435)
State v Jacobs and Criego, (06-1652)
State v Johnson, (07-915)
State v Jordan, (07-484)
State v Kelley, (07-481)
State v Lash, (07-920)
State v Mai, (07-691)
State v Mintz, (07-167)
State v Quiroz, (07-585)
State v Ross, (07-358)
State v Scriven, (07-797)
State v Stokes, (07-110)
State v Thompson, (06-1604)
Whitley v Wilson Woodworks, (07-758)
Williamson,et al v Woodard Funeral Home, (07-182)







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