General Civil Appeals

Insurance-related disputes and personal injury lawsuits are just the tip of the iceberg. Outside of those areas, I can assist you with a wide range of civil law concerns, both initially and through the appeals process. To give you a frame of reference, here are just a few cases cases in which I have represented clients on appeal: I’ve successfully appealed on behalf of my clients in recent years:

  • Reversed rulings on behalf of both plaintiffs and insurance companies regarding the award of motorist coverage
  • Reversed rulings on behalf of insurance companies found guilty of bad faith insurance practices
  • Helped a motorist appeal a fine for alleged emissions violations
  • Defended a property seller when the buyers tried to appeal the court’s decision regarding a real estate dispute
  • Appealed a court’s decision regarding how child custody was awarded between two divorcing parents
  • V.M. v. Nat'l Freight Indus. North Carolina Court of Appeals (Oct 16, 2018) (privacy rights)
  • Danielson v. Human, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals 676 Fed. Appx. 198 (2017) (due process);
  • O'Neal v. O'Neal, 803 S.E.2d 184, North Carolina Court of Appeals (2017) (powers of attorney)
  • Koehn v. Holley, North Carolina Court of Appeals (2016) (domestic violence protective order; DVPO)
  • Medlin v. Medlin, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 806 S.E.2d 704 (2017) (equitable distribution)
  • N.C. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. v. Lilley, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 808 S.E.2d 925 (2018)
  • Randall v. Cloud & Williams, PLLC, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 794 S.E.2d 561 (2016) (legal malpractice; statute of limitations)
  • Bradley Woodcraft, Inc. v. Bodden, North Carolina Court of Appeals 795 S.E.2d 253 (2016) (fraud against contractor)
  • Estate of Johnson v. Elandt, North Carolina Court of Appeals (2016) (fraud)
  • Peterson v. Dillman, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 782 S.E.2d 362 (N.C. App.2016) (underinsured motorist coverage)
  • Underwood v. Ordonez, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 781 S.E.2d 718 (2016) (malicious prosecution)
  • E. Brooks Wilkins Family Medicine v. WakeMed, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 784 S.E.2d178 (2016) (discovery and appeals)
  • GTC Services v. Region Q Workforce Investment Consortium, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals,No. 15-1530 (2016) (bids for government contracts)
  • B&A v. ARC, North Carolina Court of Appeals, NO. COA14-527 (2014) (venue)
  • Wimes v. N.C. Board Of Nursing, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 768 S.E.2d 65 (2014) (professional licensure)
  • Manley v. Wendy’s, No. 12-1286 (4th Cir. 2012) (product liability)
  • B&A v. Evans, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA12-732 (2012) (land use)
  • In re D.L.M., North Carolina Court of Appeals, NO. COA10-907 (2010) (termination of parental rights).
  • Crawford v. Mintz, Supreme Court of North Carolina, 363 N.C. 372 (2009) (negligent misrepresentation.
  • In re M.P.A., North Carolina Court of Appeals, NO. COA09-856 (2009) (TPR).
  • M.H. v. Triangle Research Collaborative, North Carolina Court of Appeals, NO. COA08-70 (2008) (due process).
  • In re V. T., North Carolina Court of Appeals, COA06-355 (2007) (TPR).
  • In re DjL, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 184 N.C. App. 76 (2007) (TPR).
  • Pennsylvania National Mutual Insurance Company v. Strickland, Columbus Utilities,New South Insurance Co., North Carolina Court of Appeals, 631 S.E.2d 845 S.E.2d (2006) (underinsured motorist coverage).
  • In re N. G., North Carolina Court of Appeals, COA06-101 (2006) (TPR).
  • Harleysville Mut. Ins. Co. v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., Supreme Court of North Carolina, 611 S.E.2d 832 (2005) (underinsured motorist coverage).
  • Walker v. Penn Nat’l Sec. Ins. Co.,North Carolina Court of Appeals, 168 N.C. App. 555 (2005) (underinsured motorist coverage).
  • In re B.N., North Carolina Court of Appeals, COA04-531 (2005) (TPR).
  • In re M.K., North Carolina Court of Appeals, COA03-1605 (2004) (TPR).
  • Davis v. JMX, Supreme Court of North carolina, 352 N.C. 662 (2000) (contribution).
  • Green v. Dixon, Supreme Court of North Carolina, 352 N.C. 666 (2000) (contribution).
  • Dutch v. Harleysville Mut. Ins. Co., North Carolina Court of Appeals, 139 N.C. App. 602 (2000) (insurance coverage).
  • Griffin v. Griffin, North Carolina Supreme Court, 348 N.C. 278 (1998) (Rule 11 sanctions).
  • Penn National Mut. Insurance Co. v. Strickland, North Carolina Court of Appeals , 178 N.C. App. 547 (2006) (underinsured motorist coverage).
  • State ex rel. Long v. Petree Stockton, L.L.P., North Carolina Court of Appeals, 129 N.C. App. 432; 499 S.E.2d 790 (1998) (legal malpractice).
  • Adams v. North Carolina State Bd. of Registration for Prof’l Eng’rs & Land Surveyors,North Carolina Court of Appeals, 129 N.C. App. 292 (1998) (professional licensing).
  • High Country Arts and Craft Guild v. Hartford Fire Insurance Company, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 126 F.3d 629 (1997) (insurance, bad faith).
  • Robinson v. Parker, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 124 N.C. App. 164 (1996) (civil procedure).

These are, of course, just a few some of the examples of civil appeals I’ve have handled. As one can see from this list, I have been involved in appeals in numerous types of cases If you have an appeal, don’t be discouraged if your exact concern isn’t listed. Instead, give my office a call to determine whether I’m the right attorney to help you appeal your case.

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As you can see, my practice isn’t limited to a certain type of appeal. Rather, I’m prepared to represent you (as a plaintiff or a defendant) throughout just about any civil law challenge you present to me. But don’t just take my word for it — put me to the test! Reach out today to set up a free, informative consultation.