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Amended Local Rules of the North Carolina Business Court

Annual Report to the General Assembly (2014)

The North Carolina Business Court is an administrative division of the General Court of Justice.  Cases involving complex and significant issues of corporate and commercial law in North Carolina are designated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina to a Special Superior Court Judge who oversees all aspects of the the case from the time of designation trial or other resolution. 
 


SPECIAL INFORMATION

 



Greensboro
The Honorable James L. Gale
Chief Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
211 North Greene Street 
(Enter at 201 North Greene Street)
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
Telephone: 336.271.6400
Facsimile: 336.271.6401

Judicial Assistant: W. Dave Moore
E-Mail: William.D.Moore@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks:  Lee D. Denton and Scottie B. Forbes
E-Mail: clerk@ncbusinesscourt.net

Charlotte

The Honorable Louis A. Bledsoe, III
Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
832 East Fourth Street
Suite 9600
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Telephone: 704.686.0144 
Facsimile: 704.686.0336
Judicial Assistant: Thomas W. Estes
E-mail: charlotte.info@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks:  Mitchell A. Montgomery and Derek M. Bast
E-Mail: charlotte.lawclerk@ncbusinesscourt.net

Raleigh
The Honorable Gregory P. McGuire
Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases
Physical Address:
316 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1035
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 989
Raleigh, North Carolina 27602
Telephone: 919.792.4700

Facsimile: 919.792.4701
Trial Court Coordinator: Christina L. Rutan
E-Mail: christy.rutan@ncbusinesscourt.net
Law Clerks:  Jessica Thaller-Moran and Colin McGrath
E-Mail: raleigh.clerk@
ncbusinesscourt.net

 

 

 

 

Gregory P. McGuire Appointed and Designated Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases

The Honorable James L. Gale Designated Chief Business Court Judge

Business Court Filing Fee Increased to $1,100, Effective October 1, 2014


The Business Court's Raleigh Office has Relocated

Order Reassigning Cases to the Honorable Gregory P. McGuire


RECENT
OPINIONS

STATE v. W. SKY FIN., LLC
2015 NCBC 84 (08-27-2015)

13-CVS-16487 (Wake - McGuire)

PLASMAN v. DECCA FURNITURE (USA), INC.
2015 NCBC 83 (08-25-2015)

12-CVS-2832 (Catawba - Bledsoe)

KRAWIEC v. MANLY
2015 NCBC 82 (08-24-2015)

15-CVS-1927 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

FEELING GREAT, INC. v. N.C. DEP'T OF REVENUE
2015 NCBC 81 (08-20-2015)

14-CVS-11139 (Wake - McGuire)

EVO CORP. v. POLING
2015 NCBC 80 (08-20-2015)

15-CVS-4230 (Forsyth - Gale)

SE. AIR CHARTER, INC. v. STROUD
2015 NCBC 79 (08-17-2015)

11-CVS-946 (Lee - Gale)

WILLIAMS v. HAMMER
2015 NCBC 78 (08-12-2015)

15-CVS-3199 (Wake - McGuire)

WINDOW WORLD OF ST. LOUIS, INC. v. WINDOW WORLD, INC.
2015 NCBC 77 (08-10-2015)

15-CVS-2 (Wilkes - Bledsoe)

BRADSHAW v. MAIDEN
2015 NCBC 76 (08-10-2015)

14-CVS-14445 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

McKEE v. JAMES
2015 NCBC 75 (08-06-2015)

09-CVS-3031 (Robeson - Bledsoe)

CORWIN v. BRITISH AM. TOBACCO P.L.C.
2015 NCBC 74 (08-04-2015)

14-CVS-8130 (Guilford - Gale)

PRO-TECH ENERGY SOLUTIONS, LLC v. COOPER
2015 NCBC 73 (07-30-2015)

14-CVS-20452 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

SURRATT v. BROWN
2015 NCBC 72 (07-27-2015)

15-CVS-1551 (Forsyth - Gale)

TAIDOC TECH. CORP. v. OK BIOTECH CO., LTD.
2015 NCBC 71 (07-17-2015)

12-CVS-20909 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

HCW RET. & FIN. SERVS., LLC v. HCW EMP. BENEFIT SERVS., LLC
2015 NCBC 70 (07-14-2015)

10-CVS-1447 (Orange - McGuire)

KRG NEW HILL PLACE, LLC v. SPRINGS INVESTORS, LLC
2015 NCBC 69 (07-08-2015)

13-CVS-14770 (Wake - McGuire)

NAKATSUKASA v. FURIEX PHARMS., INC.
2015 NCBC 68 (07-01-2015)

14-CVS-6156 (Wake - McGuire)

MCCARTHY v. HAMPTON
2015 NCBC 67 (07-01-2015)

14-CVS-1173 (Vance - McGuire)

SE. AIR CHARTER, INC. v. STROUD
2015 NCBC 66 (06-30-2015)

11-CVS-946 (Lee - Gale)

LONDON LEASING LLC v. ARCUS
2015 NCBC 65 (06-29-2015)

14-CVS-7419 (Wake - McGuire)

THOMAS v. McMAHON
2015 NCBC 64 (06-23-2015)

08-CVS-24887 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

BERGENSTOCK v. LEGALZOOM.COM, INC.
2015 NCBC 63 (06-23-2015)

13-CVS-15686 (Wake - Gale)

CORNERSTONE HEALTH CARE, P.A. v. MOORE
2015 NCBC 62 (06-22-2015)

15-CVS-604 (Guilford - Gale)

CHRISTENBURY EYE CTR., P.A. v. MEDFLOW, INC.
2015 NCBC 61 (06-19-2015)

14-CVS-17400 (Mecklenburg - Gale)

ABRONS FAMILY PRACTICE & URGENT CARE v. N.C. DEP'T HEALTH & HUMAN SERVS.
2015 NCBC 60 (06-12-2015)

14-CVS-635 (Wake - McGuire)

GAY v. PEOPLES BANK
2015 NCBC 59 (06-10-2015)

13-CVS-383 (Lincoln - Bledsoe)

RREF BB ACQUISITIONS, LLC v. MAS PROPS., LLC
2015 NCBC 58 (06-09-2015)

13-CVS-193 (Brunswick - McGuire)

LOCKERMAN v. S. RIVER ELEC. MEMBERSHIP CORP.
2015 NCBC 57 (06-08-2015)

11-CVS-152 (Sampson - Gale)

BRADY v. VAN VLAANDEREN
2015 NCBC 56 (06-03-2015)

12-CVS-7552 (Cumberland - Gale)

POULOS v. POULOS
2015 NCBC 55 (06-02-2015)

15-CVS-1116 (Cumberland - McGuire)

PROGRESS POINT ONE-B CONDO. ASS'N, INC. v. PROGRESS POINT ONE PROP. OWNERS ASS'N, INC.
2015 NCBC 54 (06-01-02015)

14-CVS-467 (New Hanover - McGuire)

DECRISTOFORO v. GIVENS
2015 NCBC 53 (05-29-2015)

14-CVS-4877 (Mecklenburg - Gale)

BOLIER & CO., LLC v. DECCA FURNITURE (USA), INC.
2015 NCBC 52 (05-26-2015)

12-CVS-2832 (Catawba - Bledsoe)

VELOCITY SOLUTIONS, INC. v. BSG, LLC
2015 NCBC 51 (05-26-2015)

14-CVS-577 (New Hanover - Gale)

INSIGHT HEALTH CORP. v. MARQUIS DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING OF NC, LLC
2015 NCBC 50 (05-21-2015)

14-CVS-1783 (Buncombe - Bledsoe)

BERGENSTOCK v. LEGALZOOM.COM, INC.
2015 NCBC 49 (05-15-2015)

13-CVS-15686 (Wake - Gale)

STATE OF N.C. v. ORION PROCESSING, LLC
2015 NCBC 48 (05-12-2015)

13-CVS-7161 (Wake - Gale)

DSM DYNEEMA, LLC v. THAGARD
2015 NCBC 47 (05-12-2015)

13-CVS-1686 (Gaston - Bledsoe)

McMILLAN v. UNIQUE PLACES, LLC
2015 NCBC 46 (05-07-2015)

14-CVS-2179 (Catawba - Bledsoe)

KINSTON MED. SPECIALISTS, P.A. v. BUNDLE
2015 NCBC 45 (05-07-2015)

15-CVS-430 (Onslow - McGuire)

HILCO TRANSP., INC. v. ATKINS
2015 NCBC 44 (05-05-2015)

14-CVS-8677 (Guilford - Gale)

INVESTORS TRUST CO. v. WHITLOCK
2015 NCBC 43 (05-01-2015)

14-CVS-1100 (Orange - Gale)

KOCH MEASUREMENT DEVICES, INC. v. ARMKE
2015 NCBC 42 (05-01-2015)

12-CVS-3478 (New Hanover - McGuire)

LOFTIN v. QA INVS. LLC
2015 NCBC 41 (04-30-2015)

03-CVS-16882 (Wake - Gale)

S. FASTENING SYS., INC. v. GRABBER CONSTR. PRODUCTS, INC.
2015 NCBC 40 (04-28-2015)

14-CVS-4260 (Buncombe - Bledsoe)

ESTATE OF JOHN T. HARRIOTT, M.D. v. CENT. CAROLINA SURGICAL EYE ASSOCS., P.A.
2015 NCBC 39 (04-28-2015)

14-CVS-9982 (Guilford - Bledsoe)

CAPPS v. BLONDEAU
2015 NCBC 38 (03-05-2015)

07-CVS-16486 (Wake - Jolly)

SAFETY TEST & EQUIP. CO., INC. v. AM. SAFETY UTIL. CORP.
2015 NCBC 37 (04-23-2015)

13-CVS-1037 (Cleveland - Gale)

THE KIMBERLEY RICE KAESTNER 1992 FAMILY TRUST v. NORTH CAROLINA DEP'T OF REVENUE
2015 NCBC 36 (04-23-2015)

12-CVS-8740 (Wake - McGuire)

KINGSDOWN, INC v. HINSHAW
2015 NCBC 35 (04-22-2015)

14-CVS-1701 (Alamance - Bledsoe)

CAPE HATTERAS ELEC. MEMBERSHIP CORP. v. STEVENSON
2015 NCBC 34 (04-09-2015)

13-CVS-190 (Dare - McGuire)

FLANDERS/PRECISIONAIRE CORP. v. THE BANK OF NY MELLON TRUST CO.
2015 NCBC 33 (04-07-2015)

14-CVS-152 (Johnston - Bledsoe)

RAY LACKEY ENTERS., INC. v. VILLAGE INN LAKESIDE, INC.
2015 NCBC 32 (04-02-2015)

14-CVS-2599 (Iredell - Bledsoe)

MEDFUSION, INC. v. ALLSCRIPTS HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC.
2015 NCBC 31 (03-31-2015)

14-CVS-5192 (Wake - McGuire)

PARAMOUNT RX, INC. v. DUGGAN
2015 NCBC 30 (03-27-2015)

14-CVS-13216 (Wake - Gale)

KEZELI v. LOGAN
2015 NCBC 29 (03-26-2015)

12-CVS-12925 (Wake - McGuire)

KINGSDOWN, INC. v. HINSHAW
2015 NCBC 28 (03-25-2015)

14-CVS-1701 (Alamance - Bledsoe)

KINGSDOWN, INC. v. HINSHAW
2015 NCBC 27 (03-25-2015)

14-CVS-1701 (Alamance - Bledsoe)

IN RE SKYBRIDGE TERRACE, LLC LITIG.
2015 NCBC 26 (03-23-2015)

12-CVS-22411 (Mecklenburg - Gale)

SOFT LINE, S.p.A. v. ITALIAN HOMES, LLC
2015 NCBC 24A (Amended 03-17-2015)

13-CVS-9429 (Guilford - Gale)

TAIDOC TECH. CORP. v. OK BIOTECH CO., LTD.
2015 NCBC 25 (03-16-2015)

12-CVS-20909 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

SOFT LINE, S.p.A. v. ITALIAN HOMES, LLC
2015 NCBC 24 (03-11-2015)

13-CVS-9429 (Guilford - Gale)

KHAN BROS., INC. v. CITY OF CHARLOTTE
2015 NCBC 23 (03-05-2015)

14-CVS-10933 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

UNIVERSAL CAB CO., INC. v. CITY OF CHARLOTTE
2015 NCBC 22 (03-05-2015)

14-CVS-10914 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

LA MACK v. OBEID
2015 NCBC 21 (03-05-2015)

14-CVS-12010 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

PROGRESS POINT ONE-B CONDO. ASS'N, INC. v. PROGRESS POINT ONE PROP. OWNERS ASS'N, INC.
2015 NCBC 20 (03-02-2015)

14-CVS-467 (New Hanover - McGuire)

ATKINSON v. LACKEY
2015 NCBC 13A (Amended 02-27-2015)

12-CVS-7600 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

KRG NEW HILL PLACE, LLC v. SPRINGS INVESTORS, LLC
2015 NCBC 19 (02-27-2015)

13-CVS-14770 (Wake - McGuire)

OLD BATTLEGROUND PROPS., INC. v. CENT. CAROLINA SURGICAL EYE ASSOCS., P.A.
2015 NCBC 18 (02-25-2015)

15-CVS-1648 (Wake - Bledsoe)

COUNTY OF CATAWBA v. FRYE REG'L MED. CTR., INC.
2015 NCBC 17 (02-25-2015)

11-CVS-2780 (Catawba - Bledsoe)

CARTER v. CLEMENTS WALKER PLLC
2015 NCBC 16 (02-25-2015)

08-CVS-4333 (Mecklenburg - Gale)

VELLEROS, INC. v. PATTERSON
2015 NCBC 15 (02-23-2015)

13-CVS-5834 (Wake - McGuire)

SOPKO v. STANCILL
2015 NCBC 14 (02-10-2015)

14-CVS-9047 (Wake - McGuire)

ATKINSON v. LACKEY
2015 NCBC 13 (02-06-2015)

12-CVS-7600 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

VEER RIGHT MGMT. GRP., INC. v. CZARNOWSKI DISPLAY SERV., INC.
2015 NCBC 12 (02-04-2015)

14-CVS-1038 (Wilson - Gale)

DELUCA v. RIVER BLUFF HOLDINGS II, LLC
2015 NCBC 11 (01-28-2015)

13-CVS-783 (Brunswick - Gale)

JTG EQUIP. & SUPPLY, LLC v. EBAY, INC. D/B/A PAYPAL, INC.
2015 NCBC 10 (01-23-2015)

14-CVS-8822 (Wake - McGuire)

JOALPE-INDUSTRIA DE EXPOSITORES, S.A. v. ALVES
2015 NCBC 9A (Amended 01-27-2015)

10-CVS-5697 (New Hanover - McGuire)

JOALPE-INDUSTRIA DE EXPOSITORES, S.A. v. ALVES
2015 NCBC 9 (01-23-2015)

10-CVS-5697 (New Hanover - McGuire)

IN RE POKERTEK MERGER LITIG.
2015 NCBC 8 (01-22-2015)

14-CVS-10579 (Mecklenburg - Bledsoe)

INSIGHT HEALTH CORP. v. MARQUIS DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING OF
NC, LLC
2015 NCBC 7 (01-21-2015)

14-CVS-1783 (Buncombe - Bledsoe)

SOFT LINE, S.p.A. v. ITALIAN HOMES, LLC
2015 NCBC 6 (01-16-2015)

13-CVS-9429 (Guilford - Gale)

GRASINGER v. WILLIAMS
2015 NCBC 5 (01-15-2015)

13-CVS-13297 (Wake - McGuire)

McMILLAN v. UNIQUE PLACES, LLC
2015 NCBC 4 (01-14-2015)

14-CVS-2179 (Catawba - Bledsoe)

CORWIN v. BRITISH AM. TOBACCO, PLC
2015 NCBC 3 (01-08-2015)

14-CVS-8130 (Guilford - Gale)

BRADY v. PRINCE
2015 NCBC 2 (01-07-2015)

13-CVS-5996 (Wake - McGuire)

COLD SPRINGS VENTURES, LLC v. GILEAD SCI., INC.
2015 NCBC 1 (01-06-2015)

14-CVS-1873 (Durham - McGuire)

 

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