A jury awarded the widower of a young mother $4.5 million last month after finding in favor of his claims of medical malpractice and negligence against the doctor who delivered their son and the clinic where she was treated. On ...Read More »
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Candidates for the North Carolina Supreme Court have raised and spent a record amount on campaign ads this year, the first election since the state legislature repealed the state’s program to publicly finance judicial campaigns. Meanwhile, the campaigns have attracted ...Read More »
Attorneys for the survivors of an elderly couple killed by a drunk driver on St. Patrick’s Day 2013 have reached a settlement totaling $4.7 million, their attorneys report. The settlement includes $500,000 in insurance coverage and a $200,000 out-of-pocket payment ...Read More »
Attorney: Scott B. Spransy Location: Charlotte Bar membership: Member since 1993 Disciplinary action: Disbarred on Oct. 13 Background: Spransy disbursed to himself, or otherwise for his own benefit, $55,879 from his client trust account out of proceeds from a settlement ...
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A costly mistake is the kind of mistake an attorney is likely to remember, and a wallop for nearly $17,000 in sanctions is pretty costly indeed. Typically such sanctions are imposed against the litigants personally, sapping much of the educational ...
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A grandmother, grandfather and their young granddaughter recently reached a $1.3 million settlement related to dram shop claims against a drunk driver who died after striking their SUV in a head-on crash. Plaintiffs’ attorney C. Douglas Maynard Jr. said the ...Read More »