North Carolina Law and Policy

William W. Plyler, N.C. Attorney, Publisher

Deceptive Business Practices Claim Filed Against Strip Club

| December 2, 2010

 The complaint I filed yesterday against the owners of a new strip club near the Raleigh-Durham Airport is posted below.  There have been no new North Carolina appellate opinions filed since November 16, and the next filing date for the Court of Appeals is December 7.  Consequently, in order to keep this site current, I resort to [...]

Hooters Not Exposed To Unfair Trade Practice Claim

| August 18, 2009

A bar or restaurant which serves alcohol to a drunk patron who later injures his passengers in a car crash is not subject to an unfair or deceptive trade practice claim, unless the bar’s conduct demonstrates “an inequitable assertion” of power or position or “had the capacity or tendancy to deceive” in which case an [...]