Listed below are many of the cases on which we are currently working:
- 8000 homeowners in Florida in a class action against a major builder for moisture intrusion problems caused by defective building products and workmanship.
- Numerous homeowners in North Carolina against builders and other parties for defective construction.
- Owners of several condos in Louisiana in claims arising from defective stucco.
SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY
- A talented young gymnast who lost a kidney when her coaches failed to install required safety equipment.
- A motorist killed when a truck driver failed to yield the right of way when pulling out from a stop sign.
- A factory worker disabled by a defective industrial robot.
- Numerous owners of homes and other buildings against manufacturers of defective building components.
- A physician who suffered deliberating memory loss as the result of a drug prescribed for him.
- Families of people who committed suicide shortly after starting the smoking cessation drug Chantix.
CLASS ACTION/DERIVATIVE SUITS
- Homeowners in Florida against a general contractor for construction defects.
- Mortgagors against a large mortgage broker for violation of state laws.
- Homeowners victimized by deceptive loan practices of a “Top 10” builder.
- Consumers overcharged by a major telecommunications concern.
- Shareholders in a publicly traded energy company to stop a pending merger with another publicly traded energy company.
- Independent pharmacies victimized by unfair competition from a national pharmacy and its affiliates.
- Credit card customers charged excessive fees by major credit card companies.
- Bank customers charged unlawful bank fees.
- Limited partners in fraud claims against partners where losses were almost $45 million.
- Limited partners in claims against general partners for breach of fiduciary duties involving ownership and loss of low income housing project.
- A consultant in breach of contract claim against the developer of a golf course community.
- Developers whose lenders failed to comply with the covenant of good faith and fair dealing included in loan agreements.
- An entrepreneur against a national bank that pulled financial backing of his new business after the nationally televised launch of the business.
- Real estate purchasers victimized by a complex real estate scam in which dozens of purchasers lost tens of millions of dollars.
PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE (Legal/Medical/Accounting Malpractice)
- Limited partners in an accounting negligence case.
- Business entity against law firm for legal malpractice.
- A woman who suffered catastrophic injuries resulting from surgical error.
- An infant whose physicians failed to diagnose hydrocephalus.
- A patient who died when his doctor failed to take reasonable steps to address a heart condition.
- A man whose physician unnecessarily implanted a pacemaker.
NURSING HOME ABUSE AND NEGLECT
- The family of a nursing home resident who died after a fall which occurred when she was left unattended.
- The family of an assisted living center resident who died from septic shock caused by infected bed sores.
- Appeal seeking to uphold trial court’s decision allowing the case to proceed to a jury trial, rather than be sent to arbitration before a trade association for the health care industry.
- The family of a nursing home resident who suffered severe dehydration and malnutrition.
- Appeal seeking to uphold trial court’s decision allowing nursing home case to proceed to a jury trial, rather than be sent to arbitration before a trade association for the health care industry.
- Appeal of trial court order compelling arbitration of a class action, where plaintiffs contend that decision failed to follow existing North Carolina case law.
- Amicus Brief filed on behalf of North Carolina Advocates for Justice seeking to overturn trial court’s decision against the plaintiff in a medical malpractice case based upon qualifications of an expert witness.
- Post-verdict appeal in legal malpractice case in which primary issues of contention are the statute of limitations and the judge’s calculation of damages.