A pit crew member’s wrongful-firing lawsuit against Michael Waltrip Racing can go to trial, a judge ruled on Wednesday. A Mecklenburg County Judge allowed all of former tire changer Brandon Hopkins’ termination claims to be heard by a jury.
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A North Carolina Judge has ordered the Calvary Church in Charlotte to hand over record’s from the children in its child development center that could be witnesses in a lawsuit.
Superior Court Judge Erwin Spainhour of Concord ordered the prominent south Charlotte church to turn over school files for 14 families who claim that their preschool-aged children were denied admission or forced to leave Calvary’s child-development center due to real or perceived medical problems.
CHARLOTTE, NC — The ACC will reconsider hosting championships in North Carolina after the repeal of House Bill Two. The ACC basketball tournament could come to Charlotte as early as 2019.
CHARLOTTE, NC — While some think House Bill 186 provides unnecessary protections for Churches and non-profits, others think it doesn’t go far enough. According to HB186, Churches and non-profits would be exempt from following a city’s non-discrimination ordinance. Charlotte Employment Attorney Josh Van Kampen says he sees no reason for the protection.
A local customer service rep says she is frustrated with the company she works for after management has asked her to come to work early, to make up for what they believe is lost time from excessive breaks. The woman says she has a chronic illness that causes her to use the bathroom more than one to two break times allowed during the day.
Josh Van Kampen has been elected to the Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite, as seen in this month’s issue of BNC magazine. This listing is created by lawyers who vote on their peers as the state’s best practitioners in their fields.
Lawmakers go into special session on Wednesday Dec. 21st to consider repealing the state’s controversial HB2 law, which reduces civil rights protections for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – We are very proud to announce that Joshua R. Van Kampen has been included in the 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The official oral surgeon of the Charlotte Hornets, the Checkers and several other local teams has been named in a lawsuit filed by two former employees who claim they were fired after complaining about unsanitary procedures in the office.
CHARLOTTE – A prominent Charlotte oral surgeon is being sued by two employees who claim they were fired after raising safety concerns. The two women, who were surgical assistants in August 2015 for Dr. Richard Rolle, filed a civil wrongful termination lawsuit against the surgeon and his Cornelius office claiming wrongful termination after speaking up about what they call unsafe practices.