Recent Tort Case Law in North Carolina

The North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court periodically issue opinions addressing crucial issues of North Carolina law. The role and structure of our appellate courts can be found on this site. The federal courts in North Carolina also issue decisions applying North Carolina law. Tort law in North Carolina is also governed by newly enacted statutes. This page provides links to recent developments in North Carolina law.

Below are links to recent decisions:

Insurance cases


Products Liability

Premises Liability


Landlord liability

Insurance cases

EMT/EMS liability


Cases involving governmental/sovereign/official immunities

can be found on this site, as well as recent legislation placing a cap on damages in medical malpractice cases.

Recent cases from the North Carolina Court of Appeals and North Carolina Supreme court can be found here.