Appellate Court Opinions

Court’s decision in a case and explanation written by a justice(s) or judge(s) of the Supreme Court, or Court of Appeals.

28,804 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA18-805 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
Brodkin v. Novant Health, Inc.

Breach of contract; Hospital termination of physician's employment contract; Contractual right to exercise professional judgment; Wrongful discharge and public policy; Defamation and defense of qualified privilege

, Court of Appeals , COA18-667 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
Denney v. Wardson Constr., Inc.

Interlocutory Appeal; Substantial Right; Res Judicata; Statement of Grounds for Appellate Review

, Court of Appeals , COA18-684 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
Hampton v. NC Dep't of Transp.

Tort Claims Act, negligence; NC Department of Transportation; highway widening; flooding unchallenged findings of fact; proximate cause; duty of care.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-877 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
In re: A.W.

3.1; no merits brief

, Court of Appeals , COA18-607 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
In re: Aaron's Inc.

rent-to-own; ad valorem taxation; inventory exclusion

, Court of Appeals , COA18-778 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
In re: Est. of Johnson

Spouse's year's allowance- NCGS 30-15; deficiency in payment; revocation of letters testamentary- NCGS 28-4-1; appeals to superior court; standards of review; de novo hearing; credit against bequest to surviving spouse.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-611 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
In re: George

non-judicial foreclosure sale; trustee as necessary party; Rule 60(b); notice of foreclosure proceeding; good faith purchaser

, Court of Appeals , COA18-585 (Judge Robert Hunter Jr.) , Unpublished
In re: J.E.O.

Willful Abandonment.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-708 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
In re: J.P.S.

involuntary commitment; dangerous to self; dangerous to others; reasonable probability of future harm

, Court of Appeals , COA18-763 (Judge Linda McGee) , Unpublished
In re: K.S.

Permanent plan; elimination of reunification; N.C. Gen. Stat. Sec. 7B-906.2

, Court of Appeals , COA18-730 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
In Re: P.R.T.

3.1; neglect; removal; willful abandonment

, Court of Appeals , COA18-603 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
Kennedy v. DeAngelo

Medical malpractice; Rule 9(j); Required fact-finding by trial court; Rule of Evidence 702; Separate specialties in general dentistry, periodontics, and oral surgery