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September 26, 2017 Jeremy Falcone
Posted in  Economic-Loss Rule

The Economic Loss Rule and Misrepresentation-Based Section 75-1.1 Claims

We’re not alone in our interest in how the economic-loss doctrine applies to alleged violations of N.C. Gen. Stat. § 75-1.1.  In a recent case in the North Carolina Business Court involving section 75-1.1 claims, Judge Michael L. Robinson requested supplemental briefing on the economic-loss doctrine.  Judge Robinson’s sua sponte […]

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September 12, 2017
Posted in  Other 75-1.1 Issues

Does the Fair Credit Reporting Act Preempt State-Law Claims for Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices?

In cases that involve claims brought under North Carolina’s Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act, an often overlooked issue is whether federal law preempts the 75-1.1 claim. In a case of apparent first impression, a federal district court in North Carolina recently ruled that the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act […]

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