Southern Bell Tel. & Tel. Co. v. West, 586A90

CourtUnited States State Supreme Court of North Carolina
Citation328 N.C. 566,402 S.E.2d 409
Decision Date03 April 1991
Docket NumberNo. 586A90,586A90
PartiesSOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY v. Richard WEST.

Appeal as of right by defendant pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-30 from a decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, 100 N.C.App. 668, 397 S.E.2d 765 (1990), affirming an order of Lewis (Robert), J., entered at the 23 October 1989 Civil Session of Superior Court, Haywood County, directing a verdict for plaintiff at the close of all the evidence. Heard in the Supreme Court 14 March 1991.

Roberts Stevens & Cogburn, P.A. by Gwynn G. Radeker, Asheville, for plaintiff-appellee.

Patla, Straus, Robinson & Moore, P.A. by Harold K. Bennett, Asheville, for defendant-appellant.

PER CURIAM.

AFFIRMED.

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