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

Failure to Pay Wages/Commissions – $84,000.00 Settlement

In 2012, Edward Maginnis and Shawn Howard recovered an $84,000.00 settlement for their client, a Raleigh salesman who had been defrauded of commissions.  The Defendant also agreed to resume paying commissions that were still owed even after the salesman was no longer employed.