N.C. Appeals Court reverses trial court and favors Greenville in wrongful-death lawsuit

A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court and ruled in favor of Greenville in a lawsuit stemming from a fatal 2007 car crash caused by a Greenville police officer. Appellate judges ruled the officer’s conduct did not constitute the “gross negligence” necessary for the city to be liable for lawsuit damages.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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