Dismissal of $300,000 Claim Against Client

In 2021, Maginnis Howard attorneys, Anthony Klish and Jordan Godwin secured a dismissal of a $300,000.00 claim that was filed against their client. The Client, a reputable local business, was sued under multiple causes of action. Attorneys Godwin and Klish recognized that the claims lacked legitimacy and, therefore, zealously defended their Client. By way of […]

Debt Defense – Dismissal on Claim for Over $500,000.00

In 2013-2014, Edward Maginnis represented a Raleigh couple who had been sued by a national bank for over $500,000.00.  After engaging in significant discovery and obtaining discovery sanctions against the bank, the bank elected to dismiss the matter without compensation.

Construction Litigation/Breach of Contract – Lawsuit Dismissed

In 2012, Edward Maginnis represented a Raleigh plumbing contractor sued for $282,485.43 relating to unpaid materials purchased on a credit account.  After Maginnis Law filed and litigated a Counterclaim alleging improper pricing methods by the suppler, the matter settled for a mutual dismissal.

Minority Shareholder Protection – $250,000.00 Settlement

In 2012, Edward Maginnis and Shawn Howard represented a Greenville man who had been wrongfully ousted from a small business he helped start.  The matter was litigated in the North Carolina Business Court, and the settlement obtained after several of Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss were denied.

Breach of Non-Compete Following Sale of Company – $113,563.00 Verdict

In 2013, Edward Maginnis obtained a verdict at trial for breach of non-compete contract, tortious interference, and unfair and deceptive trade practices for a Zebulon HVAC Company.  The Court also awarded attorneys’ fees.  The verdict was over 8 times higher than the best settlement offer made by Defendants.

$100,000 Litigated Settlement

In 2021, Shawn Howard reached a $100,000 litigated settlement for a Sampson County woman who suffered burn injury to foot as a result of landlord’s negligence

Breach of Contract/Non-Compete Provision – Jury Verdict

In 2010, Edward Maginnis represented a national media company sued by two ex-employees/owners in Guilford County for several claims, including wage and hour claims.  Plaintiffs had asked for $75,000.00 at trial and their lowest settlement offer was $50,000.00.  After a 3 day trial, the jury returned a verdict that found Plaintiffs were not entitled to any […]