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Tort/Negligence — Defamation & Breach of Fiduciary Duty – Attorneys’ Fees – First Impression – Punitive Damages – Trusts & Estates (access required)

Lacey v. Kirk (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-07-0017, 50 pp.) (Sam Ervin IV, J.) Appealed from Alamance County Superior Court (G. Wayne Abernathy, J.) N.C. App. Holding: The fact that plaintiffs received a large punitive damages award does not justify a reduction in the amount of attorneys’ fees awarded to them. We affirm the judgment in favor of ...

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