Kornegay v. Robinson, 637 S.E.2d 516 (2006)
637 S.E.2d 516
Jo Ann Outlaw KORNEGAY
Bonnie R. ROBINSON, Administratrix of the Estate of Byard G. Kornegay, Jimmy B. Kornegay, Byard G. Kornegay, Jr., Gerald Clay Kornegay, Ricky Thomas Kornegay, Linda Kay K. Lane, and Mary Hazel K. Manuel.
Supreme Court of North Carolina.
November 17, 2006.
Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-30(2) from the decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, ___ N.C.App. ___, 625 S.E.2d 805 (2006), reversing an order entered 25 October 2004 by Judge Thomas D. Haigwood in Superior Court, Duplin County, granting summary judgment in favor of all defendants. Heard in the Supreme Court 16 October 2006.
Warren, Kerr, Walston, Taylor & Smith, LLP, by John Turner Walston and Henry C. Smith, Goldsboro, for plaintiff-appellee.
Turner Law Offices, by W. Carroll Turner, Mount Olive, for defendant-appellant Jimmy B. Kornegay.
Harris, Creech, Ward and Blackerby, P.A., by Thomas M. Ward, Charles E. Simpson, Jr., and Jay C. Salsman, New Bern, for defendant-appellants Byard G. Kornegay, Jr., Gerald Clay Kornegay, and Linda Kay K. Lane; and Burrows & Hall, by Richard L. Burrows, for defendant-appellants Ricky T. Kornegay and Mary Hazel K. Manuel.
For the reasons stated in the dissenting opinion, we reverse the decision of the Court of Appeals.