Category: Litigation

Negotiate in odd numbers

An interesting article in Scientific American called Why Things Cost $19.95┬áinvestigates whether or not the common merchant tactic of listing a price as $19.95 rather than $20.00 is really effective. Read a snipit of the article below and learn how this impacts the practice of law. “Why Things Cost $19.95” Article There were three scenarios […]

View Post

Water and Sewer “Impact Fees” Again Face Legal Challenge

A land developer in Pinehurst is suing Moore County, saying they were charged illegally for water and sewer fees. We handled a similar case a few years ago. A County or Water Authority can charge for fees, but they either have to provide the service or will provide the service in the future. In our […]

View Post

Favorable Decision on Appeal Argued by HCPP

Bradley Coxe argued before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in February, asking that court to uphold the District Court who had denied a summary judgment to Defendants. In their decision on May 30, the Court of Appeals reversed one claim but upheld the rest. http://www.ca4.uscourts.gov/opinions/171847.P.pdf

View Post