Patrick Mincey obtained a 12 (b)(6) dismissal upheld by Court of Appeals. In commercial construction defects case brought by hundreds of property owners in planned community who alleged engineering firm negligently designed and constructed marina bulkhead and common amenity ponds, successfully obtained dismissal of corporate derivative claim.  Set North Carolina precedent in corporate derivative actions law.

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