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Author Archives: Amber Nimocks

Lawyers on the move (access required)

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Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark D. Martin was installed for an eight-year term on Jan. 5 in the court chambers. Martin, who was first elected to the Supreme Court in 1998, was appointed chief justice last year before winning election ...

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For want of a file stamp (access required)

The case of a Forsyth County man who has been fighting a clerk of court’s ruling that his sister is incompetent turned on a bit of irony in the Court of Appeals: The clerk who declared the sister incompetent forgot ...

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CLOUD LIFTED: Gasket maker dodges over $1 billion in asbestos liability in a case that could change the game for mesolethioma litigation (access required)

By DAVID DONOVAN david.donovan@nclawyersweekly.com Gasket manufacturer Garlock Sealing Technology was facing a potentially devastating situation in bankruptcy court. Claimants suffering from mesothelioma, a rare and fatal form of cancer linked to asbestos exposure, had asked U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge George ...

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