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Myths of mediation (access required)

A myth, according to my well-worn companion Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary, is “an unfounded and false notion.” The thicket of rules and statutory provisions governing mediated settlement conferences in North Carolina Superior Court cases has given rise to a ...

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Landmark or mirage (access required)

Russell A. Willis III, J.D., LL.M. The author questions the viability of the 2010 decision of the North Carolina appeals court in Brown Bros. Harriman Trust Co. v. Benson as precedent on the question whether a statute abrogating the rule ...

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Doctors vs. insurers (access required)

Doctors have continued to file lawsuits challenging the adverse decisions of insurers. In the cases discussed below, the doctors had mixed success in pursuing two different, novel theories of alleged wrongdoing. Rojas In Rojas v. Cigna, Cigna determined that a ...

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