Monday, May 28th, 2018

$143K Class Action Judgment Against N.C. Notarios

Katharine Woomer-Deters writes: "Wanted to share this judgment we got in June 2012 against a local notario for $142,655.00 on behalf of a plaintiff class of approximately 275 former customers of the notario. The judgment has not been appealed, so is now a final judgment.  We did not have a private right of action under our state law, so we sued for unfair and deceptive trade practices and negligence per se.  While we lost on unfair trade practices at summary judgment, we won on  negligence per se.  Now, our state law has been amended to provide a