N.C. Court of Appeals Opinions for May 2, 2017

The North Carolina Court of Appeals released a batch of opinions today:

Anders v. Universal Leaf N. Am.  (16-910) Workers’ Compensation, Hernia Injuries, Partial Disability, Parsons Presumption, Limitation Period on Claims for Additional Medical Compensation, Seagraves Test, Claimant’s Failure to Prove Disability
Cole v. N.C. Dep’t of Pub. Safety  (16-340) Career state employee; just cause; unsatisfactory job performance; N.C.G.S. section 1A-1, rule 41(a)(1)
Freedman v. Payne  (16-969) Law of the case, In Pari Delicto Doctrine
In re: J.S.C.  (16-1222) Adjudication of Abuse and Neglect, Evidentiary Standard that applies to findings contained in consent orders
Laprade v. Barry  (16-11) custody, change of circumstances
State v. Cox  (16-1068) second-degree murder; DWI; delayed appearance before judicial official; access to witness or attorney; proximate cause of victims’ death or injury; exclusion of evidence to show bias
State v. Harris  (16-874) Past recorded recollection; hearsay; corroborative evidence; supplemental jury instructions.
State v. Johnson  (16-527) 1st degree sexual offense with a child; sex offense by a substitute parent; unanimous jury verdict; lifetime sex offender registration NCGS 14-208.6A; Grady v. North Carolina reasonableness of lifetime Satellite Based Monitoring.
State v. Regan  (16-682) Probation Revocation; Subject Matter Jurisdiction; N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-1344
State v. Reynolds  (16-149) double jeopardy, N.C.G.S. section 14-208.11(a)
State v. Whitehurst  (16-1021) Denial of Defendant’s Request to Set Aside Plea of Guilty
The City of Asheville v. Frost  (16-577) Interlocutory Appeal; Statutory Interpretation [Absurdity Canon Strikes Again]
US Chem. Storage, LLC v. Berto Constr., Inc.  (16-628) Motion to dismiss; Forum selection clause; Minimum contacts; Personal jurisdiction
WidenI77 v. NC Dep’t of Transp.  (16-818) summary judgment; tax; delegation of power; Turnpike statute

There were also 32 unpublished opinions available here.