SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA      Docket#: 369PA01
                             Full Docket Sheet
                                                    Last Updated: 12/22/2005
                   Pitts v American Security Ins., et al    Completed: no
 
MARGARET WILLIAMS PITTS, Individually and on behalf of all persons 
similarly situated
	v
[AMERICAN SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY], AMERICAN SECURITY INSURANCE 
GROUP, [STANDARD GUARANTY INSURANCE COMPANY, and WACHOVIA BANK OF 
NORTH CAROLINA, N.A.]
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   Docketed: 07/10/2001       Acquired: 07/10/2001            Bond Coll.: Yes
Appeal Type: PDR - Petition for Discretionary Review                           
             Has Been Allowed on 01/31/2002
  Case Type: Civil   (Civil_othr)  Capital: No                    Pauper: No
                                                                Rule 16b: No
                              
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   Venue: Pitt (03A)
Previous: NC Court of Appeals

Case#            Location                     Judge
96CVS658         Pitt                         Ben F. Tennille           
COA00-703        NC Court of Appeals          Greene                    
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Next Due: DONE        Due on:   /  /         Argue(d): 09/09/2002      Seq#: 2

       Record on Appeal is: Not In
First Appellant's Brief is: In
 First Appellee's Brief is: In
=============================DOCUMENTS FILED=================================
Type        Date      Who   Brief/Rec     Response    Mailed     Ruling   
            Filed    Filed    Due/In       Due/In      Out        Date     
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Petition    07/10/01  [A]     /  /       07/23/01    07/31/01    01/31/02
     PDR - Allowed
Filed By: [Burley B. Mitchell of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, 
for Defendant-Appellant Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.
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Motion      07/11/01  [D]     /  /         /  /      ********    01/31/02
     For Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief --> Allowed
Filed By: [Edward C. Winslow of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey 
for Amicus N.C. Bankers Association
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Motion      07/16/01  [E]     /  /         /  /      ********    01/31/02
     For Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief --> Allowed
Filed By: [Rhoda B. Billings] for Amicus NC Citizens for Bus. & Ind.
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Other Brief 01/31/02  [D]     /  /       ********    02/15/02    ********
     AMICUS -           
Filed By: [Edward C. Winslow of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey 
for Amicus N.C. Bankers Association
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Other Brief 02/01/02  [F]     /  /       ********    02/15/02    ********
     AMICUS -           
Filed By: [John M. Conley] of Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. for 
Amicus NC Citizens for Bus. & Ind.
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Apt Brief   03/01/02  [B]     /  /       ********    03/05/02    ********
     
Filed By: [Carl N. Patterson of Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, 
for Defendant-Appellant Am. Sec. Ins. Co. & Std. Guar.
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Motion      03/06/02  [H]     /  /         /  /      ********    03/11/02
     for Leave to File Amici Curiae Brief --> Allowed
Filed By: [William K. Davis] of Bell Davis & Pitt, P.A. for Amicus 
Nat. Assoc. of Manuf. et al.
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Apt Brief   03/08/02  [A]     /  /       ********    03/14/02    ********
     
Filed By: [Burley B. Mitchell of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, 
for Defendant-Appellant Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.
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Motion      03/08/02  [C]   05/03/02       /  /      ********    03/11/02
     for Extension of Time to File Brief --> Allowed
Filed By: [Marvin K. Blount of The Blount Law Firm, P.L.L.C. for Plaintiff-Appellee 
Margaret Williams Pitts
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Other Brief 03/11/02  [H]     /  /       ********    03/14/02    ********
     AMICUS -           
Filed By: [William K. Davis] of Bell Davis & Pitt, P.A. for Amicus 
Nat. Assoc. of Manuf. et al.
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Motion      05/02/02  [K]     /  /         /  /      ********    05/06/02
     for Leave to File Brief as Amici Curiae --> Allowed
Filed By: [Gary W. Jackson] of Lewis & Roberts, PLLC for Amicus NCATL 
and ACLU of NC Legal
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Other Brief 05/02/02  [K]     /  /       ********    05/08/02    ********
     AMICUS -           
Filed By: [Gary W. Jackson] of Lewis & Roberts, PLLC for Amicus NCATL 
and ACLU of NC Legal
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Motion      05/03/02  [L]     /  /         /  /      ********    05/06/02
     for Leave to File Amici Curiae Brief --> Allowed
Filed By: [Carlene McNulty] of N.C. Justice Center for Amicus AARP 
et al.
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Other Brief 05/03/02  [L]     /  /       ********    05/08/02    ********
     AMICUS -           
Filed By: [Carlene McNulty] of N.C. Justice Center for Amicus AARP 
et al.
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Apee Brief  05/06/02  [C]     /  /       ********    05/08/02    ********
Filed By: [Marvin K. Blount of The Blount Law Firm, P.L.L.C. for Plaintiff-Appellee 
Margaret Williams Pitts
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Motion      10/31/02  [A]     /  /         /  /      ********    11/14/02
     for Reconsideration Pursuant to  Rule 2 --> Denied
Filed By: [Burley B. Mitchell of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, 
for Defendant-Appellant Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.
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Motion      11/05/02  [B]     /  /         /  /      ********    11/14/02
     for Reconsideration Pursuant to Appellate Rule 2 --> Denied
Filed By: [Carl N. Patterson of Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, 
for Defendant-Appellant Am. Sec. Ins. Co. & Std. Guar.
==================================OPINION====================================
  Opinion Date: 10/04/2002    Cert. Date: 10/24/2002
        Author: Per Curiam
      Decision: Affirmed
 Opinion Notes: Orr, J., Wainwright, J., Edmunds, J., did not participate 
in the consideration or decision of this case.

      Op_Pages: 2      Opinion_$: 0.40
      Cite: 356 NC 292 

                              

Petition Cite(s): 355 N.C. 214; 356 N.C. 439
==================================PARTIES====================================
American Security Ins. Co.     (Defendant) (Appellant)
American Security Ins. Group   (Defendant) (Other)
Pitts, Margaret Williams       (Plaintiff) (Appellee)
Standard Guaranty Ins. Co.     (Defendant) (Appellant)
Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.      (Defendant) (Appellant)
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Charged      Amount      Paid        Receipt#      Pages
07/31/2001     187.25    08/21/2001        3461        107
For: Printing: Petition.   - PDR - Filed 07/10/2001              
Filed By: [Burley B. Mitchell of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, 
for Defendant-Appellant Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.
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01/31/2002     250.00    02/26/2002        3960          0
For: Bond                                                        
Filed By: [Burley B. Mitchell of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, 
for Defendant-Appellant Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.
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02/15/2002      50.75    03/08/2002        3995         29
For: Printing: AMICUS Brief.  Filed 01/31/2002                   
Filed By: [Edward C. Winslow of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey 
for Amicus N.C. Bankers Association
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02/15/2002      57.75    03/08/2002        3992         33
For: Printing: AMICUS Brief.  Filed 02/01/2002                   
Filed By: [John M. Conley] of Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. for 
Amicus NC Citizens for Bus. & Ind.
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03/05/2002      85.75    03/26/2002        4039         49
For: Printing: Appellant Brief.  Filed 03/01/2002                
Filed By: [Carl N. Patterson of Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, 
for Defendant-Appellant Am. Sec. Ins. Co. & Std. Guar.
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03/14/2002     113.75    04/08/2002        4049         65
For: Printing: Appellant Brief.  Filed 03/08/2002                
Filed By: [Burley B. Mitchell of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, 
for Defendant-Appellant Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.
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03/14/2002      28.00    03/26/2002        4044         16
For: Printing: AMICUS Brief.  Filed 03/11/2002                   
Filed By: [William K. Davis] of Bell Davis & Pitt, P.A. for Amicus 
Nat. Assoc. of Manuf. et al.
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05/08/2002      85.75    05/13/2002        4143         49
For: Printing: Appellee Brief.  Filed 05/06/2002                 
Filed By: [Marvin K. Blount of The Blount Law Firm, P.L.L.C. for Plaintiff-Appellee 
Margaret Williams Pitts
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05/08/2002     112.00    05/23/2002        4178         64
For: Printing: AMICUS Brief.  Filed 05/02/2002                   
Filed By: [Gary W. Jackson] of Lewis & Roberts, PLLC for Amicus NCATL 
and ACLU of NC Legal
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05/08/2002      70.00    06/03/2002        4192         40
For: Printing: AMICUS Brief.  Filed 05/03/2002                   
Filed By: [Carlene McNulty] of N.C. Justice Center for Amicus AARP 
et al.
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10/24/2002      47.37    11/18/2002        4613          0
For: Judgment                                                    
Filed By: [Carl N. Patterson of Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, 
for Defendant-Appellant Am. Sec. Ins. Co. & Std. Guar.
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11/18/2002    -202.62    11/18/2002        3167          0
For: Check                                                       
Filed By: [Burley B. Mitchell of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, 
for Defendant-Appellant Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.
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11/18/2002     -85.75    11/18/2002        3168          0
For: Check                                                       
Filed By: [Marvin K. Blount of The Blount Law Firm, P.L.L.C. for Plaintiff-Appellee 
Margaret Williams Pitts
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=================================ATTORNEYS===================================
[Attorney for Defendant-Appellant Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.]
Mr. [Burley B. Mitchell, Jr.]  [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [A]
[Ms. Hada V. Haulsee, Attorney at Law, for Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.]
[Mr. Reid C. Adams,Jr., Attorney at Law, for Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.]
Mr. John J. Bowers, Attorney at Law, for Wachovia Bank of NC, N.A.
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice,      
P.L.L.C.                      
P.O. Drawer 84                
Winston-Salem, NC  27102     
336-721-3600 
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[Attorney for Defendant-Appellant Am. Sec. Ins. Co. & Std. Guar.]
Mr. [Carl N. Patterson, Jr.]  [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [B]
[Mr. Donald H. Tucker, Attorney at Law, for American Security Insurance Co. & Standard Guaranty Insurance Co.]

Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett,     
Mitchell & Jernigan, L.L.P.   
P.O. Box 2611                 
Raleigh, NC  27602-2611
919-821-1200 
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[Attorney for Plaintiff-Appellee Margaret Williams Pitts]
Mr. [Marvin K. Blount, Jr.]  [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [C]
Mr. Darren M. Dawson, Attorney at Law, for Margaret Williams Pitts
The Blount Law Firm, P.L.L.C.         
P.O. Drawer 58                
Greenville, NC  27835-0058
252-752-6000 
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[Attorney for Amicus N.C. Bankers Association]
Mr. [Edward C. Winslow, III]  [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [D]
[Mr. Clinton R. Pinyan, Attorney at Law, for N.C. Bankers Association]
Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey    
& Leonard, L.L.P.             
P.O. Box 26000                
Greensboro, NC  27420     
336-378-1001 
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[Attorney for Amicus NC Citizens for Bus. & Ind.]
Ms. [Rhoda B. Billings] [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [E]
5525 Williams Road            
Lewisville, NC  27203     
336-945-3310 
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[Attorney for Amicus NC Citizens for Bus. & Ind.]
Mr. [John M. Conley] [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [F]
Mr. Russell M. Robinson, II, Attorney at Law, for N.C. Citizens for Business and Industry
Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.     
101 N. Tryon St.              
Suite 1900                    
Charlotte, NC  28246     
704-377-2536 
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[Attorney for Amicus Nat. Assoc. of Manuf. et al.]
Mr. [William K. Davis] [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [H]
[Mr. Stephen M. Russell, Attorney at Law, for National Association of Manufacturers, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, and United Services Automobile Association]
Bell Davis & Pitt, P.A.               
P.O. Box 21029                
Winston-Salem, NC  27120-1029
336-722-3700 
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[Attorney for Amicus Nat. Assoc. of Manufacturers]
Ms. Jan S. Amundson [PRIMARY ATTY]
General Counsel                              [I]
Mr. Quentin Riegel, Deputy General Counsel, for National Association of Manufacturers
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  
Washington, DC  20004-1790
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[Attorney for Amicus Chamber of Commerce of the U.S.]
Mr. Stephen A. Bokat [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [J]
Ms. Robin S. Conrad, Attorney at Law, for Chamber of Commerce of the United States
1615 H Street, N.W.           
Washington, DC  20062     
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[Attorney for Amicus NCATL and ACLU of NC Legal]
Mr. [Gary W. Jackson] [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [K]
Lewis & Roberts, PLLC                 
P.O. Box 17529                
Raleigh, NC  27619     
981-0191     
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[Attorney for Amicus AARP et al.]
Ms. [Carlene McNulty] [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [L]
N.C. Justice Center                   
P.O. Box 28068                
Raleigh, NC  27611     
856-2161     
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[Attorney for Amicus Financial Protection Law Center]
Mr. [Mallam J. Maynard] [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [M]
P.O. Box 390                  
Wilmington, NC  28402     
910-442-1010 
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[Attorney for Amicus NC PIRG]
Ms. Kirsten Dunton [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [N]
405 B. West Franklin Street   
Chapel Hill, NC  27516     
919-933-5889 
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[Attorney for Amicus AARP]
Ms. Deborah M. Zuckerman [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [O]
601 E Street, N.W.            
Washington, DC  20049     
202-434-2060 
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[Attorney for Amicus ACLU of N.C. Legal Foundation, I]
Mr. Seth H. Jaffe [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [G]
P.O. Box 28004                
Raleigh, NC  27611     
834-3466     
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[Attorney for Amicus N.C. Academy of Trial Lawyers]
Ms. Stella A. Boswell [PRIMARY ATTY]
Attorney at Law                              [P]
P.O. Box 10918                
Raleigh, NC  27605     
835-2805     
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