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Case results included on this site are not a complete list of results obtained, but are illustrative of the matters handled by our attorneys. Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case, and prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
Summary Judgment in Wrongful Termination Case
Dan Hartzog Jr. obtained summary judgment in a wrongful termination case that received significant media attention. The Town terminated Plaintiffs due to rude and aggressive behavior. Plaintiffs filed a lawsuit alleging wrongful discharge and violations of the North Carolina Constitution, including equal protection, due process, and free speech. Plaintiffs claimed their terminations were due toread more
Police Officers Claims Against City Dismissed before Discovery
Katie Weaver Hartzog and Dan Hartzog obtained a Rule 12(b)(6) dismissal of a police officer’s claims that she was constructively discharged based on her refusal to “cover up” an allegedly shoddy criminal investigation regarding the drowning death of a fellow officer’s husband in their swimming pool. Plaintiff’s claims included civil conspiracy, constructive wrongful discharge, andread more
Summary Judgement in Favor of their Clients in a Negligent/Inadequate Security Case
Dan Hartzog and a former colleague obtained summary judgment in favor of their clients in a negligent/inadequate security case in which plaintiff, a young working father, was paralyzed after being shot outside of a restaurant. Hartzog represented the national restaurant franchisor and landowner where the accident occurred. Plaintiff’s well known security expert (an expert ourread more
Cohen Obtains Summary Judgment in Wage and Hour Collective and Class Action
Michael Cohen obtained summary judgment as to liability in a wage and hour collective and class action brought pursuant to the FLSA and the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act. The action focused on allegedly compensable pre-shift and post-shift work and travel time, as well as allegedly unlawful deductions for tools and other equipment.read more
Hartzog and Cohen Obtain Dismissal of ADA and Wrongful Discharge Action in Eastern District of North Carolina
Katie Weaver Hartzog and Michael Cohen recently obtained the dismissal of an action brought by a mechanical employee against their client, a district manager. The action advanced claims under the ADA and for tortious interference with contractual relations, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and wrongful discharge in violation of North Carolina public policy. The Courtread more
Cohen Obtains Dismissal of Title VII, Section 1981, and Defamation Action in Eastern District of North Carolina
Michael Cohen recently obtained the dismissal of a Title VII, Section 1981, and defamation action brought by a restaurant employee in the Eastern District of North Carolina. The Court therein rejected the plaintiff’s discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation, failure to hire, and slander claims, finding that there were insufficient facts to support such claims.read more
Dismissal of Breach of Contract, Fraud and Misrepresentation Claims Affirmed by the North Carolina Court of Appeals
Katie Weaver Hartzog prevailed on a motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims of fraud and misrepresentation against his former employer. Katie then obtained summary judgment with regard to plaintiff’s claim of breach of employment contract, resulting in the dismissal of all claims pending against the employer. Summary judgment was affirmed on appeal by the North Carolinaread more