Steven P. Weaver

  • 336-346-1116

Mr. Weaver handles all aspects of civil litigation defense in federal courts and North Carolina state courts. Mr. Weaver defends medical malpractice, civil rights, and general liability cases involving a wide array of issues such as bodily injury, wrongful death, unfair claims settlement practices, unfair or deceptive trade practices, uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, premises liability, construction defects, products liability, and damage to real and personal property.

Mr. Weaver advises insurers on a variety of issues, including coordination of coverage among multiple insurers and multiple policies, insured fraud and misrepresentation in insurance policy application, scope of liability insurer’s duties of defense and indemnity, rescission and termination of insurance policy, insured’s failure to cooperate with insurer, proper measure of damages, and definition of insured.Mr. Weaver also represents insurers in declaratory judgment cases and defends insurers in cases alleging insurer’s breach of contract, unfair claims settlement practices, and unfair or deceptive trade practices. Mr. Weaver handles most of the firm’s federal court cases and appellate work, including federal and state court appeals.

 

Areas of Practice

Insurance Defense

Insurance Coverage

Medical Malpractice Defense

Civil Rights Defense

Appellate Law

Bar Admissions

North Carolina, 2002

U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2002

U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2003

U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2005

U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 2007

U.S. Supreme Court, 2009

Education

University of North Carolina School of Law
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2002 J.D.
Honors: Dean’s List
Honors: Holderness Moot Court (Member & Coach)

University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1999, B.A.
Honors: Highest Distinction (Summa Cum Laude)
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Honors: Chancellor’s Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

North Carolina Bar Association

Greensboro Bar Association

North Carolina State Bar

North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

18th Judicial District Bar

Defense Research Institute